GREEN CARD LOTTERY The EU Green Card Lottery
What is the EU Green Card Lottery?
Société Réaliste program. - A chance for you to live and work in the EU with a green card.
- 50,000 winners and their families will
win a EU
green card every year! - Easy and
FREE online registration.
- Double chances for married people to win the
green card lottery.
- Winners will receive a FREE gift from Société Réaliste.
invites you to participate in the EU Green Card Lottery program
where you may win Diversity Visa (Green Card) and legally live and work
in the EU. If you are not an EU resident or citizen, you may
submit your lottery application to join the program and take
advantage of the opportunity that has been offered to you by
this Société Réaliste
How does it work?
Applications for the
green card lottery are accepted only online. Paper applications
with signatures and photographs are only acceptable at Official
EU Green Card Lottery Project Offices.
see the description of the Société Réaliste process:
- Check if you qualify - Have Diversity Visa application
- Winners are notified by mail - Winners will receive a FREE gift from Société
Approved Green Card
Permanent Resident is the status
received after you complete all of your processing of your
applications and obtain your residence visa - Green Card.
- You are permitted to remain
in the European Union
indefinitely with a green card.
- You are
permitted to work in any job that you can obtain, and you may
- You must pay
taxes on you “world-wide” income on an annual basis.
You are permitted to leave the EU and return in the same status with a green card.
- You must
continue to “reside” in the EU. This means you mustlive most of the time in the EU and have significant ties to the
- With special permission, you may leave
for up to two years. (Reentry Permission)
- You can file
for citizenship after five years if you have completed requisiteresidence
periods in the EU. Citizenship allows you to vote and obtain a
EU Member State Passport, while your status as permanent residence witha green card does not.
History of the
EU Green Card Lottery Project
In 2005 Société Réaliste mandated
EU Green Card Lottery program
in order to assist disadvantaged immigrants with an emphasis on
persons from underrepresented countries.
The EU faces a demographical crisis. According to Mr Joaquin
Almunia, the EU economic and monetary affairs commissioner, the
economic growth will be severely affected by a fall in the
working-age population, with the labour force estimated to slump
by 48 million or 16% by 2050. In the same period the population
aged 65 or more will rise by 58 million or 77%, leaving two
instead of four workers for every pensioner.
maintain its economic growth, the EU needs 1,066,666 migrants
CHECK IF YOU QUALIFY
EU Green Card Lottery Qualification is determined by
your country of residence.
You can apply if your country is in the list.
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artistic cooperative and is not an official EU agency.
Réaliste thanks Xavier Roussel and Thomas Baldner for
their help in the realisation of this
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