Electronic Diversity Visa ProgramOur State Department Web site for the 2024 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2024) is now open. The entry submission period for DV-2024 is from 12:00PM EDT (GMT -4) on October 5, 2022 to 12:00PM EST (GMT -5) on November 8, 2022. 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.
Please read the DV-2024 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.
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-2024 instructions. Your case will be disqualified if you submit a non-compliant photo. For examples of acceptable photos, click the button below.
Electronic Diversity Visa Program
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-2024 Processing Center. Click the link below to begin the entry process.
DV Entrant Status Check
2024 Entrant Status Check
DV-2024 Entrants may enter their confirmation information through the link below starting at noon (EDT) on May 6, 2023. The DV-2024 registration period opens on October 5, 2022, and closes on November 8, 2022. DV-2024 Entrants should keep their confirmation number until at least September 30, 2024.
2023 Entrant Status Check
DV-2023 Entrants have until September 30, 2023 to check the status of their entry through this website. The DV-2023 registration period was from October 6, 2021, until November 9, 2021.
Click the link below to check DV-2024 and DV-2023 Entrant Status.
PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes per response, including time required for searching existing data sources, gathering the necessary documentation, providing the information and/or documents required, and reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please send them to: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.
CONFIDENTIALITY STATEMENT: The information asked for on this form is requested pursuant to Section 222 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. INA Section 222(f) provides that visa issuance and refusal records shall be considered confidential and shall be used only for the formulation, amendment, administration, or enforcement of the immigration, nationality, and other laws of the United States. Certified copies of visa records may be made available to a court which certifies that the information contained in such records is needed in a case pending before the court.