The United States has announced that registration for the 2007 Diversity Visa Lottery will be held October 5 to December 4.
The program offers permanent residency visas to citizens of nations that have a traditionally low level of immigration to the United States. People seeking to enter the lottery program must register online through the designated Web site www.dvlottery.state.gov during the registration period.
Registration is free of charge. The US State Department will notify winning entrants by mail. The department said it plans to issue 50,000 permanent residency visas in the coming year.