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Diversity Visa Lottery

The Diversity Visa Program

The Congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available 50,000 permanent resident visas annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to persons who meet strict eligibility requirements from countries with low rates of immigration to the U.S.  For more information about this program, please click here.

Please note that all immigrant visas, including diversity visas, for Mauritanians are processed at the U.S. Embassy Dakar

For information concerning fraud and the Diversity Visa Program, please see the Department of State's Fraud Warning.


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    U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Street Address:  288, rue 42-100, (rue Abdallaye)
    Mailing Address: BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone : (222) 4525-2660 or 2663, ext. 4551
    Fax : (222) 4525-1592
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