Online registration for the DV 2018 Program will be
between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Tuesday,
October 4, 2016, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5),
Monday, November 7, 2016.
DV-2018 Green Card also known as
Program is administered by KCC under the US State
Department instructions. This draw is officially endorsed by the
American Senate House to issue 50,000 immigrant visas to
qualified applicants who are coming from eligible countries,
Applicants who are selected in the lottery (“selectees”)
must meet simple, but strict, eligibility requirements in order
to qualify for a diversity visa. Selectees are chosen through a
randomized computer drawing. Diversity visas are distributed
among six geographic regions and no single country may receive
more than seven percent of the available DVs in any one year.
Once you enter your name, or someone else will be entering
for you, than you have to wait until next year - May 2, 2017 to
check your entry status by going to the website
www.dvlottery.state.gov and entering confirmation number,
name and year of birth in order to find out if their entry was
or was not selected. You can keep checking your name few times.
Status for this lottery can be checked between May 2nd, 2017
and September 30th, 2018.
Check yourself and not to rely on someone
else to check and inform you.
click on "continue"
or enter directly
here, than fill out the form:
1. Confirmation Number – enter your unique
2. Last Name – enter last name as was used during
3. Year of Birth – (example 1961)
4. Authentication – enter code from the screen and
Than print information and follow instructions posted online once you find out that you won the Green Card.
Entrant Status Check will be the sole means of informing you
of your selection for DV, providing instructions on how to
proceed with your application, and notifying you of your
appointment for your immigrant visa interview.
The Department of State does NOT notify successful DV
applicants by letter or email.
Applying for the entry draw is free although the selected
people must meet for the following expenses:
- Processing fees.
- Medical Examinations.
- Travelling expenses.
- USCIS administration fees
DV-2018 visas will be issued between October 1, 2017, and
September 30, 2018.
Countries list for this lottery, check
- Requirements for this lottery, check
We offer help in
filling out online entry