Apply for America Visa Lottery – Our State Department Web site for the 2023 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2023) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2023 is from 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 6, 2021 to 12:00PM EST (GMT -5) on November 9, 2021.
The entry form will only be available for submission during this period and this period only. Entries will NOT be accepted through the U.S. Postal Service.
After reading the instructions, click the “Begin Entry” button below to enter the DV Program.
Entry Instructions / Apply for America Visa Lottery
Please read the DV-2023 Entry Instructions carefully. Entrants may be disqualified for not completing the entry form correctly or by submitting more than one entry. Use the link below to view the instructions.
Photo Instructions / Apply for America Visa Lottery
Before beginning the entry process, verify that your picture and pictures for any dependents fully comply with DV entry photo requirements included in the DV-2023 instructions. Your case will be disqualified if you submit a non-compliant photo. For examples of acceptable photos, click the button below.
Entry Form / Apply for America Visa Lottery
The entry form is prepared in two parts, one for the primary Entrant and one for derivatives (if any). Each part must be completed correctly and completely before going to the next part. After all parts are completed, the entry will be submitted to the DV-2023 Processing Center. Click the link below to begin the entry process.
DV Entrant Status Check
2023 Entrant Status Check
DV-2023 Entrants may enter their confirmation information through the link below starting at noon (EDT) on May 7, 2022. The DV-2023 registration period opens on October 6, 2021, and closes on November 9, 2021. DV-2023 Entrants should keep their confirmation number until at least September 30, 2023.
2022 Entrant Status Check
DV-2022 Entrants have until September 30, 2022 to check the status of their entry through this website. The DV-2022 registration period was from October 7, 2020, until November 10, 2020.
Click the link below to check DV-2023 and DV-2022 Entrant Status.
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