Updated 08 December 2014
About the U.S.A. A large selection of material covering popular topics about the United States is available from the U.S. Embassy London.
Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery An annual
Diversity Immigration Program, commonly known as the visa lottery,
makes available each year by random selection 55,000 immigrant visas to
people from countries with low rates of immigration to the U.S.
Eligibility to apply for this Program is determined by a person's place
of birth, not citizenship.
Please see the Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery page for full details.
Embassies Worldwide The U.S. Department of State lists all U.S. Embassies, Consulates and Virtual Presence Posts on www.usembassy.gov
News for Teachers from the U.S. Embassy, London.
This email service is designed to alert recipients to items of educational interest on U.S. official and non-official sites. If you would like to sign up for this alert service you can subscribe at
A list of United States Goverment policy topics is on the website of the U.S. Embassy London. Key topics include:
Weekly Update from the U.S. Embassy, London is designed to alert recipients to selected items that have been recently added to the Embassy's website. Most of this material is comprised of texts and transcripts related to U.S. foreign policy and the Weekly Update is not intended as a replacement for the Embassy's Warden message system. If you would like to sign up for this alert service you can subscribe at http://london.usembassy.gov/weeklyupdate.html
Quick reference information is available from the Information Resource Center.
Popular topics include:
• Tracing Family History
• U.S. Government
• U.S. State facts
• Visiting the U.S.
Further research services are provided to U.K. media, government departments and academics.
This site is produced and maintained by the Public Affairs Section, American Embassy, London. Links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views contained therein.
NIV Case Status Check
- Please note: In order to check the status of your application, you will require your Case No (found on the 221(g) leaflet handed to you at the visa interview.)