Although, many DV winners are still waiting for their second notification letter, but what follows immediately after you receive your second notification letter? In this guide, we’re going to see the following steps after receiving the second notification letter (2NL) and Diversity Visa prepare for interview.
To learn more about how your second notification letter will be like, read: What is Second Notification Letter (2NL), in DV Lottery Program?
As you read through the second notification letter sent to you, you’ll see a link. This link is meant for you to get prepared for the interview correctly and completely.
When you click on this link, follow whatever you’ll get in that page. When you do so, it will take you to Diversity Visa Program page under the travel.state.gov website.
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There, you’ll see the processes of the diversity visa, step number eight is prepare for the interview. To prepare for DV interview is what you are going to do after receiving the second notification letter, 2NL.
Things You Must Do After Receiving Your Second Notification Letter
Below are the main things you must do immediately you received your second notification letter.
- Carefully review your scheduling information in the entrance status check, on the EDV website, noting the date, time, and location of your of your immigrant visa interview.
When you go to the entrance status check and you log in, you receive your second notification letter. On the second notification letter, you will see all this information, the date, the time, and the location for your interview.
- You review the United States embassy or consulate interview instructions
Remember, every consulate or embassy will have different instructions regarding the DV interview. You have to visit your embassy or your consulate and see the requirements for your embassy.
You will do so by following the list of U.S embassies and consulate, where you will find your embassy. Then you click on the embassy and see all the requirements/instructions.
- Schedule and complete a medical examination
This is very important. The third requirement is that you visit the medical specified by your embassy and then schedule a date with them for examination. You will be required to present the medical examination during your interview.
- Gather Photographs and all the documents required or specified
These documents include, two photos that are identical for each and every applicant in your application. Together with these photos, you’ll be required to provide the appointment information (this is the second notification letter printed), the DS-260 confirmation page printed, the passports of every member in your application, all the original documents that you filled in the DS-260 (make sure you have the original copies and certified ones).
- Review U.S embassy or consulate interview instructions
How do you check your embassy’s instructions?
(a) You will go to list of U.S embassies or consulates interview instructions link.
(b) You will see all the list of the available consulates and embassies.
(c) Select your embassy, for example, if you are from Ghana, select Accra-ACC embassy.
i. Go down you’ll see the first instruction by Accra embassy in Ghana. If you are selected to be interviewed in that embassy, the first instruction is you register online.
ii. Go to register and register to confirm your interview date, that you will be available during the interview date posted by KCC.
iii. Get a medical exam in Ghana. Follow the link there to register, to schedule for your medical exam with the center specified by the embassy.
Note: From the link, you will schedule an appointment with the medical center specified by the embassy.
iv. Complete your pre-interview checklist. Preview the documents that you are required to have in the interview. You do a pre-interview checklist to ensure you have all the documents.
v. You review the guideline.
Note: These steps above are applicable in all embassies eligible for DV Interview Appointment. Check embassies eligible for DV Interview Appointment here.
That all about checking the instructions for your embassy for your DV interview and steps after receiving your second notification letter.
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If you have any questions about the DV lottery, please contact an immigration professional/officer or a licensed attorney.
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