DV Lottery Results

DV Lottery DV-2018 Results.

11:37 AM 01/25/2017

DV-2018 visa lottery selection results will be available in the official website this year. American diversity visa lottery participants must feed their confirmation number and their personal details in the official website to check their results. Those who had participated in this draw or anyone who have the applicant's details can check the selection results in this website. No confirmation number, No Results.

How to check the online green card lottery selection results?

  • You should have participated in the diversity visa lottery program in the year 2016 or 2015.
  • Confirmation number that was given in the year 2016 or 2015.
  • Applicants personal details.
  • Necessary to have a PC, Laptop or Smartphone that is connected to the internet.
  • Slow internet connection may not provide the results or will take long time to display the results.

In the result checking website, type your confirmation number, applicant's personal details.
Then enter the shown letters, numbers or mixture of them displayed as "Captcha".
Then press the "Submit" button.
The page will display one of the following given below.

Your results will be shown in the screen as,

  • Session expired. (Start the process again in a new browser.)
  • You are selected as a winner.
  • You are "Not Selected" in this draw.
  • The entered data is not matching with any of the submitted application.( Check the confirmation number, names and year of birth)

The results checking website is now open 24 hours a day for the DV-2017 applicants to check your results, till 30th September 2017.

On 30th September 2017, the DV-2017 visa lottery program will close officially. You must finish your selection process before these dates otherwise your selection will go as NULL.

People are allowed to use this site to check their selection results and/or their friend's selection results, if they have the participants confirmation number and personal details.

What I will need to check my selection results online?

Your DV-2018 confirmation number or DV-2017 confirmation number and your personal details are required. (Confirmation number is called as ticket by African people)

Is there any fees needed to check the selection results under the DV Program?

No fee will be charged to check your online selection results.

  • Does a limit apply on how many times a person can check his results?
  • No limits applies. If like, anyone can check their results 100 times. There is no harm.
  • But checking your results once is enough. (Unless there is any special announcement of new selection from the authorities.)
  • There is no chance to get a positive result by checking it again and again.
  • If you are not selected in the visa draw don't throw away your confirmation number as you may need it later.
I had lost my confirmation number, how can I check the result?

Contact bbsnetting@gmail.com through the dv-confirmation.com for professional service.

Last digit of my confirmation number is missing, how can I check the result?

Last digit is missing? Contact bbsnetting@gmail.com (Service charge will apply)

Will they allow a friend of mine to check my results in the website?

Yes, if you provide him with the required details of yours to him.

If I am selected as a winner in the 2017 DV Lottery program, what should I do?

Follow the instructions shown in that website.

Can I use my friend's winning in the DV lottery to get the American visa?

No the winning is meant for that person and doing so is violation of the American law.

Selected winners of the diversity program will only get case number to proceed with their winning.

Case number will display fiscal year and the selected applicant's birth country's geographical region and selected rank.

If one Kenyan born man was selected as a winner for the DV-2018 program, he will get a case number which will look like this 2018AF00123456. It is valid for the FY 2018 dv lottery program only, which will close on 30th September 2018.

My Agent says that I am selected as a winner and he is demanding large sum of money to give my confirmation number and proceed with the winning. What to do?

Once you had paid for the application submission service he should have given you the confirmation number. In this case contact your local police an make a complaint about this. Also publish your hardship in the media and internet and expose the agent and warn people not to apply through him.

DV-2016 Results.

DV-2016 participants can't check their selection results any more to see whether they are selected for the program or not. All the visas had exhausted under the DV-2016 visa lottery program and there is no more chance for you to continue with the selection, if you had been selected under this FY 2016 visa lottery program as a winner. The results checking facility was closed on 30th September 2016 under the DV-2016 program.

Previous Year programs.

DV 2015 or previous visa draw participants can't check their status any more as those programs had been closed officially. And the winner's who had been selected under these closed programs too can't get benefit from their selection according to the dv lottery governing rules.

"Check your DV-2017 results once again.

Go to the results checking website and feed your confirmation number and other details and once again check your results as the U.S State Department had announced that some more applicants are selected for the DV-2017 American visa lottery program in September 2016.

Here is the original announcement.


Have you checked your Diversity Visa (DV) 2017 status recently? Additional entrants were added to "selected" status in September! Check your status using your unique confirmation number on the Entrant Status Check (ESC) website www.dvlottery.state.gov.

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. www.dvlottery.state.gov"

Source: travel.state.gov