The Department of Labor (DOL) O*Net Online database groups job experience into five "job zones". While many occupations are
listed on the DOL website, only certain specified occupations qualify for the Diversity Visa Program. To qualify for a Diversity
Visa on the basis of your work experience, you must, within the past five years, have two years of experience in an occupation
that is designated as Job Zone 4 or 5, classified in a Specific Vocational Preparation (SVP) range of 7.0 or higher.
Qualifying DV Occupations are shown on the Department of Labor O*Net Online Database. Follow these steps, when you are in O*Net Online to find out if your occupation qualifies:
For more information see the Diversity Visa Instructions, Frequently Asked Question 13, Page 8.