DV Lottery Results

DV-2018 Results.

4:57 AM 10/10/2017

DV-2018 Results are now available through the American Governments' official website from the month May, 2017 onwards. The result checking website will be kept open till 30th September 2018. To check the results of the selection you must have participated in the last year held draw. Those who had submitted their entries and got their confirmation numbers for this diversity visa program can check their selection results in this officical 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. There is no limitation on how many tiems a person can check his/her selection results.

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 2018?

  • You should have participated in this current diversity visa program in 2016.)
  • Need a PC, Laptop or Smartphone and it should be connected to the internet.
  • Open the American Governments' Official DV website.
  • Your confirmation number should start with 2018. (Previous years' confirmation numbers won't work))
  • Fill the participant’s personal details.
  • 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-2018 applicants and will be available till 30th September 2018.
On this date, the DV-2018 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 other people not to apply through him in the future.

Source: travel.state.gov