The Interview

After you have completed the steps on the Diversity Visa Process on, including submitting the required immigrant visa application form (DS-260), you may receive an email from the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) to let you know that an interview has been scheduled for you.  The e-mail will instruct you to log into the Entrant Status Check on the Electronic Diversity Visa (E-DV) website, using your DV entry confirmation number, to view the date, time and location of your interview.

You can learn more about the interview process on

There are many documents that you must bring; below is a list of what is required:

  • Valid medical report from one of the approved doctors
  • Valid police report
  • Proof of education
  • Two color passport photos, showing the applicant’s full face against a white background, are required for the interview.
  • Photographs showing you with the petitioner over different periods of time to present as evidence of the relationship.
  • Original Documents – including but not limited to:
    • Marriage certificates
    • Birth certificates
    • Divorce certificates
    • Adoption decrees
    • Death certificates

All people who will be receiving an immigration benefit must be in attendance for their interview.

Petitioners are not required to come for the interview. In some cases the officer may ask for the petitioner to be present, but petitioners are not required to be present at the time of the interview. For minors and for people with disabilities, we allow one family member to accompany the beneficiary.