Diversity Visa Lottery results and what to do if you were selected
If you entered the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery, check online to see if you were selected. Then, find out what to do to apply for an immigrant visa.
Check the Diversity Visa Lottery results
Check the results for all applicants for the 2024 DV Lottery. Results for the 2024 lottery are available until September 30, 2024.
- Results for the 2025 DV Lottery will be available on or about May 4, 2024.
- Results for the 2023 lottery were available until September 30, 2023.
You must remember to check the lottery results yourself online using your confirmation number. If your confirmation number is lost, learn how you can retrieve it.
Be aware that:
- The Department of State will not send you a letter or an email to let you know if you have been selected. See the fraud warning above.
- Being selected in the DV Lottery does not guarantee you will receive a visa. Selection means you can move forward in the DV Program.
What to do if you are selected in the DV Lottery
If you are selected in the DV Lottery and have the qualifications, you can apply for an immigrant visa. If approved, you would be able to come to the U.S., become a permanent resident, and get a Green Card.
Who to contact if you need help after being selected for the DV Lottery
If you have questions about the DV Lottery, check the Department of State’s Diversity Visa Instructions page for more information.
If you still need help, email the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your:
- Case number
LAST UPDATED: December 8, 2023