DV Lottery Status Check: The Diversity Visa Lottery program has been present for years. The program aims at assisting individuals from different countries with accomplishing inhabitant visas for the United States of America. The Diversity Visa lottery is also called the Green Card Lottery.
To get a green card lottery, you must meet up the necessities set forward by the organization and apply for the lottery without any problem. The way to apply incorporates the process of filling the form, presenting the essential records, and a passport size photo. When you apply and satisfy the requirements, you will be selected for the Diversity Visa lottery, without any problem.
Entry application for DV-2023 lottery program closed on November 9, 2021. The entry period for DV-2023 was actually from October 6, 2021 till November 9, 2021. Only those that submitted their application successful before the closing date will be able to check their status whether they are selected or not.
How to check Diversity Visa 2023 Lottery Result
The U.S. Department of State has announced (May 7, 2022) the winners for the 2023 Diversity Visa lottery. You will be able to check the status of your entry through the Entrant Status Check on the E-DV website at https://dvprogram.state.gov/ using your unique confirmation number and personal information.
Only those that submitted the entry in 2021 and their name comes out as successful applicants, will be able to actually immigrate to United States starting year 2023. You will be able to check if you are selected for the DV-2023 Lottery starting at noon (EDT) on May 7, 2022.
What you need in order to check if you are selected is to use the same email address you used for registering for DV-2023 and your personal details.
You are not meant to pay someone for DV visa lottery application, the only way to submit your entry application is through the official website. Also, the only way to check your status whether you’re selected or not is through the official website.
From the above image/photo you can see the DV-2022 entrance check which is still available if you haven’t checked. Maybe you submitted in 2020, you can still check your status. It’s still available until September 30, 2022.
Steps to check Diversity Visa 2023 Lottery Result
STEP 1: For those that submitted for DV-2023 lottery program in 2021, the U.S. Department of State has announced (May 7, 2022) the winners for the 2023 Diversity Visa lottery, login the official website, click on “Check Status.”
Make sure you have your Entrant’s Confirmation Number, Last/Family Name that was used on the Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form, and Year of Birth to check the entrant status online.
STEP 2: Click “Continue”
You will see “Confirmation Number” box, “Last Name” box, “Year of birth” box and then “Authentication Code” box. Make sure you fill up the boxes with the right details.
STEP 3: After filling up the boxes correctly, including the Authentication box, Click “Submit”
After that, the Next page will bring out your Entrant DV-2023 Result on the Screen, print it for future use.
Note: The ONLY WAY that you can find out whether you have been selected for the DV Lottery is through the Entrant Status Check. The U.S government does not send you a notification mail.
Ignore any emails posing as the U.S government, supposedly notifying you that you have won the DV Lottery and advising you to pay a fee for an immigrant visa. These are all fraudsters and are out to dupe you and use your personal information/details and destroy your chances to live and work in the United States.
Checking DV-2023 Result is free of cost, you don’t need to pay money to check Diversity visa Lottery Result status.
The best time to check for your DV-2023 result is from 12:00 (midnight) /12:00 a.m to 06:00 a.m.
Some frequently asked question about DV Lottery
- What is the DV lottery confirmation number?
The DV lottery confirmation number is a 16-digit code displayed on the screen when you have successfully submitted your DV lottery application form. This confirmation number is vital to check your DV lottery results.
The DV lottery confirmation number is formatted as four characters representing the program year, followed by your unique 12-digit identification number. E.g, the confirmation number for the DV-2023 visa lottery program should begin with 2023.
- How can I find my confirmation number for DV lottery?
To get a green card the applicant should have his DV lottery confirmation number. If in any case he has forgotten or lost his confirmation number, the best solution is to click on the, “Forgot Confirmation Number” option.
- How can I check my DV lottery status 2022 or 2023?
For DV lottery status 2022: Entrants in the Diversity Visa 2022 program may check the status of their entries on the E-DV website starting from May 8, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
For DV lottery status 2023: Entrants in the Diversity Visa 2023 program may check the status of their entries on the E-DV website starting from May 7, 2022 through September 30, 2023.
Selected entrants are encouraged to complete the online DS-260 application immediately to schedule an interview appointment at the appropriate U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
- How To Retrieve DV Lottery Confirmation Number
Forgot confirmation number DV lottery 2023, by May 7 select the program and choose option which is going to be 2023, you can choose whether it’s depending when you submit your entry, then you’re going to provide the last name, first name, middle name, date of birth and the email address you used to register for the DV lottery program.
Make sure the email address you typed is the same email address that you used when you are registering for DV visa lottery because if you have different email address the system will not recognize you, and then authentication code submit and you’re good to go.
That’s how you’re going to obtain the confirmation number if you actually lost your confirmation number.
- Why do you get a confirmation error message on the DV lottery result?
Sometimes, you may get a confirmation error message while entering your confirmation number during the DV lottery result check. This may be if you have misspelled confusing numbers and letters. So always check between confusing numbers and letters such as “number 0” and “letter O.”
- How many times can I check my DV results before it gets closed?
DV lottery results do not get closed. If you are selected, you must start the next process as soon as possible. If you are not selected initially you can keep checking just in case there are new openings due to disqualification of some of the winners. However if you get to August of the following year, you better start preparing to enter again.
I hope you find this guide helpful.
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