DV Lottery Results

DV Lottery DV-2018 Results.

4:57 AM 04/13/2017

DV-2018 Results are expected to be available through the American Governments' official website in the coming month May. To check the results of the selection you should have participated in the last year held draw. Those who had submitted their entries and got this confirmation numbers in to this diversity visa program can check their selection results in this website. Applicant’s can check their individual selection results once they feed their confirmation number and their personal details in the correct fields as required in the web page.

Whoever have any of the applicant's details and confirmation numbers too can check the results through this website to see whether they are selected in the draw as winners or not.

How can I check my online green card draw results in 2017?

  • You should have participated in this current diversity visa program in 2016 or 2015.)
  • Your confirmation number should start with 2018 or 2017. (Previous years won't work))
  • Need to enter the participant’s personal details.
  • Need a PC, Laptop or Smartphone and it should be connected to the internet.
  • Open the American Governments' Official DV website.
  • Slow internet connection may not provide the results or will take long time to display the results.
  • Enter confirmation number and personal details in the correct fields of the web page.
  • Enter the shown letters, numbers or mixture of them displayed as "Captcha".
  • Press the "Submit" button.
  • The page will display one of the following:
    • "Session expired". (Start the process again in a new browser.
    • "Selected as a winner."
    • You are "Not Selected" in this draw.
    • Entered data is not matching with any of the submitted application. (Check your details and feed them correctly)

Results are now available for the DV-2017 applicants and will be available till 30th September 2017.
On this date, the DV-2017 DV program will be closed officially.
Selected winners must finish your process before this date.
Otherwise your selection will go NULL.

What I will need to check my selection results online?

DV-2018 confirmation number and your personal details are required.
(Confirmation number used to be called as ticket in the Africa Region.)

Do I have to pay any fees to check the DV Program results?

No need, it is free.

Any limits apply on how many times a person can check his results?

No limit applies. If you like, you can check their results 100 times. There is no harm.
But checking your results once is enough. (Unless if there is any special announcement of new selection from the U.S authorities.)
There is no chance to get a positive result by checking it again and again.
If you had not been selected in this 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?

Confirmation number is missing?

Sorry, can't check your Results. You have to get it
. Without the confirmation number you will not get the results.
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?

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 DV Lottery program, what should I do?

Follow the instructions shown in that web page.

Can I take my friend's winning of 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?

Normally if you had paid for the application submission service he should have given you the confirmation number. In this case contact your local police station and make a complaint about this incident.
Also publish your hardship in the media and internet and expose the agent and warn people not to apply through him in the future.
DV-2016 Results and DV-2015 results.

DV-2016, DV-2015 and previous year participants can't check their results any nore as these programs are permanently closed after completing their processing successfully.
"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"

If you are a winner and coming from one of the 7 countries that were banned by the New President's E.O, check your country US Embassy website for more information before attending the immigrant visa interview.

Source: travel.state.gov