Immigrant Visas: Diversity Visa Program

U.S. Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020)


The 2020 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2020) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2020 is from October 3, 2018 to November 6, 2018.

Applicants must submit entries electronically during the registration period using the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at  Paper entries will not be accepted.

Only one entry may be submitted during the registration period.

Registration for the DV Program is free. 

Starting May 7, 2019,  entrants may enter their DV-2020 entry confirmation number into the Entrant Status Check available at to determine whether their entry was selected.

For more information, please visit the State Department website at


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