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LIST OF COUNTRIES/AREAS BY REGION WHOSE NATIVES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR DV-2014

The list below shows the countries whose natives are eligible for DV-2014, grouped by geographic region. Dependent areas overseas are included within the region of the governing country. The countries whose natives are not eligible for the DV-2014 program were identified by USCIS, according to the formula in Section 203(c) of the INA. The countries whose natives are not eligible for the DV program (because they are the principal source countries of Family-Sponsored and Employment-Based immigration or “high-admission” countries) are noted after the respective regional lists.

1. AFRICA
 
•   Algeria
•   Angola
•   Benin
•   Botswana
•   Burkina Faso
•   Burundi
•   Cameroon
•   Cape Verde
•   Central African Republic
•   Chad
•   Comoros
•   Congo
•   Congo, Democratic Republic of the
•   Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
•   Djibouti
•   Egypt
•   Equatorial Guinea
•   Eritrea
•   Ethiopia
•   Gabon
•   Gambia, The
•   Ghana
•   Guinea
•   Guinea-Bissau
•   Kenya
•   Lesotho
•   Liberia
•   Libya
•   Madagascar
•   Malawi
•   Mali
•   Mauritania
•   Mauritius
•   Morocco
•   Mozambique
•   Namibia
•   Niger
•   Nigeria
•   Rwanda
•   Sao Tome and Principe
•   Senegal
•   Seychelles
•   Sierra Leone
•   Somalia
•   South Africa
•   South Sudan
•   Sudan
•   Swaziland
•   Tanzania
•   Togo
•   Tunisia
•   Uganda
•   Zambia
•   Zimbabwe

Persons born in the Gaza Strip are chargeable to Egypt; persons born in the West Bank are chargeable to Jordan; persons born in the Golan Heights are chargeable to Syria.

2. ASIA

•   Afghanistan
•   Bahrain
•   Bhutan
•   Brunei
•   Burma
•   Cambodia
•   Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
•   Indonesia
•   Iran
•   Iraq
•   Israel
•   Japan
•   Jordan
•   Kuwait
•   Laos
•   Lebanon
•   Malaysia
•   Maldives
•   Mongolia
•   Nepal
•   North Korea
•   Oman
•   Qatar
•   Saudi Arabia
•   Singapore
•   Sri Lanka
•   Syria
•   Taiwan
•   Thailand
•   Timor-Leste
•   United Arab Emirates
•   Yemen

Natives of the following Asia Region countries are not eligible for this year’s diversity program:
Bangladesh, China (mainland-born), India, Pakistan, South Korea, Philippines, and Vietnam. Hong Kong S.A.R. (Asia), Macau S.A.R. (Europe), and Taiwan (Asia) do qualify and are listed here.

Persons born in the areas administered prior to June 1967 by Israel, Jordan, and Syria are chargeable, respectively, to Israel, Jordan, and Syria. Persons born in the Gaza Strip are chargeable to Egypt; persons born in the West Bank are chargeable to Jordan; persons born in the Golan Heights are chargeable to Syria.


3. EUROPE

•   Albania
•   Andorra
•   Armenia
•   Austria
•   Azerbaijan
•   Belarus
•   Belgium
•   Bosnia and Herzegovina
•   Bulgaria
•   Croatia
•   Cyprus
•   Czech Republic
•   Denmark (including components and
•   dependent areas overseas)
•   Estonia
•   Finland
•   France (including components and
•   areas overseas)
•   Georgia
•   Germany
•   Greece
•   Hungary
•   Iceland
•   Ireland
•   Italy
•   Kazakhstan
•   Kosovo
•   Kyrgyzstan
•   Latvia
•   Liechtenstein
•   Lithuania
•   Luxembourg
•   Macau Special Administrative Region
•   Macedonia
•   Malta
•   Moldova
•   Monaco
•   Montenegro
•   Netherlands (including components and
•   dependent areas overseas)
•   Northern Ireland
•   Norway
•   Poland
•   Portugal (including components and
•   dependent areas overseas)
•   Romania
•   Russia
•   San Marino
•   Serbia
•   Slovakia
•   Slovenia
•   Spain
•   Sweden
•   Switzerland
•   Tajikistan
•   Turkey
•   Turkmenistan
•   Ukraine
•   Uzbekistan
•   Vatican City

Natives of the following European countries are not eligible for this year’s DV program: Great Britain (United Kingdom). Great Britain (United Kingdom) includes the following dependent areas: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin

Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn, St. Helena, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Note that for purposes of the diversity program only, Northern Ireland is treated separately; Northern Ireland does qualify and is listed among the qualifying areas.
Macau S.A.R. does qualify and is listed above.


4. NORTH AMERICA

The Bahamas
In North America, natives of Canada and Mexico are not eligible for this year’s diversity program.

5. OCEANIA

•   Australia (including components and
•   dependent areas overseas)
•   Fiji
•   Kiribati
•   Marshall Islands
•   Micronesia, Federated States of
•   Nauru
•   New Zealand (including components and
•   dependent areas overseas)
•   Palau
•   Papua New Guinea
•   Solomon Islands
•   Tonga
•   Tuvalu
•   Vanuatu
•   Sam


6. SOUTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN

•   Antigua and Barbuda
•   Argentina
•   Barbados
•   Belize
•   Bolivia
•   Chile
•   Costa Rica
•   Cuba
•   Dominica
•   Grenada
•   Guatemala
•   Guyana
•   Honduras
•   Nicaragua
•   Panama
•   Paraguay
•   Saint Kitts and Nevis
•   Saint Lucia
•   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
•   Suriname
•   Trinidad and Tobago
•   Uruguay
•   Venezuela

Countries in this region whose natives are not eligible for this year’s diversity program:
Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru.

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