DV-2020 Photos are very important for to participate in this visa draw. It should be taken according to the photo instruction. It can be a digital photo or scan image. But the image file should have the width, height and file size as per the instructions. Other wise the photo file will not be accepted by the program when you upload it. If the quality is not good as DV-2020 photos, your entry may be rejected in the later stage due to the photo file.
The same photo requirements for the selected dv 2020 winners and for those who are intended to apply for the dv 20222 visa lottery program.
DV-2020 Photos Important Notice.
Don’t wear eye glasses (spectacle)
NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: Back round color of the photo should be WHITE or OFF-WHITE.
Don’t wear funny caps or head gears. (Only religious head gears are accepted)
Only color photo files are accepted.
Don’t use the photo files that were used in the previous year draws (DV-2019 or DV-2018).
Group photos are not accepted.
Black and white or mono chrome digital photo files will not be accepted.
Digital photo file size must be 240kb or less.
The photo file should be a recently captured one. normally within 6 months on the date that you are applying for the draw. If you use older photos there are chances for your entry to be removed from the draw.
“Additional Requirements for the Diversity Visa (DV) Program
Diversity Visa Program Entrants
If you are entering the Diversity Visa (DV) Program online, you must upload your DV-2020 photo the digital image as part of your entry. Your digital image must be:
- In JPEG (.jpg) file format
- Equal to or less than 240 kB (kilobytes) in file size
- In a square aspect ratio (height must equal width)
- 600×600 pixels in dimension
Do you want to scan an existing photo for DV-2020? In addition to the digital image requirements, your existing photo must be:
- 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm)
- Scanned at a resolution of 300 pixels per inch (12 pixels per millimeter)
Diversity Visa Program DV-2020 Selectees
Each DV applicant will need to bring two (2) identical photos to the interview. Your photos must be:
Printed on photo quality paper
2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) in size
Want to take the photo yourself?
While we recommend you use a professional visa photo service to ensure your photo meets all the requirements, you may take the photo yourself. Photos must not be digitally enhanced or altered to change your appearance in any way. Please review the following technical requirements and references for guidance on taking your own photo.”
View Sample Photos.