What Grades Qualify for the Diversity Visa aka “Green Card Lottery”?

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For Ghana, you must have  a “C” average on the WASSCE or “D” average for those who wrote SSCE, with  credits (A1-C6) in at least six subjects including Core English, Math, Integrated Science  and three Electives.

For Kenya, you must have passed the Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) with a minimum average score of D – (minus). For those who wrote the examinations before 1986, the Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) score must be a minimum of Division IV

For Burundi, you must have a Diploma D’Etat or Diploma A2

For Eritrea, you must have a minimum of five “D” grades on the Eritrean  Secondary Education Certificate

For Uganda,  you must have the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) “A- Level” or “O level” certificate with a minimum of one principal pass (Grade A-E) and at least one subsidiary Pass (Grade O) out of four subject exams or secondary pass out of four  total subject exams.

For Togo, you must have Diplome de Baccalaureate

This list will be updated as more embassies make this information available and accessible.

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3 thoughts on “What Grades Qualify for the Diversity Visa aka “Green Card Lottery”?”

  1. Please I’m a Police Officer and had bad grades after secondary school. Can I use primary education only or secondary school but no degree to apply? Thank you.

  2. Ok,please I am a painter but I don’t have certificate for that..
    And I pased three of my electives(Business Management,Cost Accounting,Accounting),but I failed Economics. And I pased two of my core subject,(English language,Social Studies,Mathematics E8),but i failed integrated science…
    Please with result do I have a chance of getting a Visa? Or I should get certificate for painting

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