New Entry Period for Diversity Visa Program (DV) 2019

The 2019 Diversity Visa website is currently down for maintenance. Due to technical issues, the current registration period for Diversity Visa-2019 is being extended, and all enrollments made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted. The new entry period for DV-2019 will open for electronic entries at noon, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and close at noon, Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

Entries submitted before Wednesday, October 18, 2017, will not be considered and will need to submit another entry during the new registration period.  These applicants may submit a new entry without being disqualified for submitting more than one entry.

Applicants can access the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at the official E-DV website during the new registration period. DV instructions also are available on the Department of State’s public webpage at