A few people have asked me why they cannot check their DV-2019 results yet – so let me clarify why that is the case.
The results were originally scheduled to be available from May 1, 2018. However, during the entry period last year, there was a technical issue that caused the government to completely restart the entry period. Any DV-2019 entry made prior to October 18, 2017 will not be considered. Emails were sent to entrants advising them to re-submit their entry after the restarted date (October 18), and the entry period was extended until November 22.
Because the entry period was delayed, the results checking period has also been delayed. DV-2019 entries cannot be checked until May 15.
This delay in the entry period is (I believe) to protect the normal period of CSPA protection for children turning 21 in this year’s lottery.
Regarding political climate. DV-2019 looks likely to continue. Although Trump and the Republicans have tried to end the program, there were some changes proposed and none of them got passed. I am not aware of any other legislation currently being proposed that would stop the lottery, although that cannot be ruled out in the future. DV-2019 will be more or less “immune” from changes once the new fiscal year has begun (October 1).
So – people holding valid DV-2019 entries may start checking after May 15. Remember the system is always VERY busy on the opening day – so patience pays.
May 27, 2018 at 03:30
Hi you think Guinea Conakry is allowed to play dv
May 27, 2018 at 05:02
May 27, 2018 at 03:37
Why no dv win in Guinea Conakry I been playing dv more than 5 years ago I never win and never see none else win in Guinea Conakry
May 27, 2018 at 05:11
Plenty of people from there win.
May 27, 2018 at 05:12
For the last 5 years ago
May 27, 2018 at 15:22
Hi Simon, I was selected for DV 2019 , my case number is 2019AF7xxx
I am filling out the DS-260 forms, I am a lawyer from Algeria.
I selected a LEGAL PROFESSION as primary occupation with job title as a LAWYER
My questions is about “In which occupation do you intend to work in USA?” I am thinking to put “LEGAL PROFESSION” but I’ve some concern since the Algeria degree is not recognized in USA , does this have any impact on the process? can you please advice
May 28, 2018 at 04:34
It doesn’t matter to the process.
June 6, 2018 at 02:54
my case number is 2019OC00000940 while submitting my ds 260 form the case number doesnt match
June 6, 2018 at 04:36
Learn to use the FAQ. If you had, you would have found this:
June 6, 2018 at 17:44
Hey why is it this year is being very slow I haven’t hear anyone from Liberia won yet
June 8, 2018 at 01:16
my wife , the primary applicant who won in the lottery, is a dual national with one being affected by the travel ban. Me and our kids are affected by the travel ban… Do we stand a chance on getting the visa?
June 8, 2018 at 01:22
Your wife can probably be approved, but you and the kids would be affected. You could apply for a waiver, but waivers are rarely granted.
June 11, 2018 at 20:07
I hear the 2020 lottery has been launched. Is it true ?
June 11, 2018 at 21:30
No. Any company offering 2020 entry at this time is a scam.
June 12, 2018 at 17:17
how long is it took kcc to unlook my form ds
June 12, 2018 at 19:33
Up to 2 weeks.
June 20, 2018 at 05:25
When filling the DS260, is there any point one is needed to print the form itself or you just finish and submit without any print out? Kindly help
June 20, 2018 at 05:40
Print the confirmation page.
June 20, 2018 at 07:11
Okey thanks,,,but does it indicate “confirmation page” on top?
June 20, 2018 at 14:36
Take a look.
June 22, 2018 at 18:19
my case no is 2019AF00000** i want to deley my ds260 form .can i able to summit let july
what can u advise me to do
June 22, 2018 at 18:33
You can delay submitting your DS260 until about May of next year with no concerns.
July 12, 2018 at 22:13
Mr Brit am DV winner 2018_2019 and if I submit my case early July when will I get my interview
July 12, 2018 at 22:26
Case number (with year and region)?
July 13, 2018 at 08:03
June 22, 2018 at 18:29
which month will kcc start schedule case no 2019AF000000**
June 23, 2018 at 13:20
Hello , thank you for all the efforts you are doing to help us ! I have filled the ds260 and submitted, should I just wait until I get a respond or start to prepare the papers and everything, thank youu
June 23, 2018 at 15:11
Just wait for now
June 28, 2018 at 16:54
Hi mr. Britsimon first of all thank you for your helping the ones who were wom dv 2019 and that is whatwe know himanitarian helping each other
July 12, 2018 at 23:51
Hi. I want to ask will be a second selection in september?
Is there hope for us”not selected”??
July 13, 2018 at 00:15
I don’t know.
July 24, 2018 at 13:59
Hi , I am a selectee from DV 2019 and i submit my DS 260 since July 4th i think and my case number is about AF37 thousands something ; Do you think that i can be interviewed before January or when do you think i could be interviewed ?
And also which case number for AF zone do you think will end the program for 2019
Thanks in advance
July 24, 2018 at 14:16
September 4, 2018 at 11:16
Please help me. I am about to check result for 2019 from 10/21/17 but unable to access.
September 4, 2018 at 16:27
Please be clear.
September 4, 2018 at 17:21
I got my visa few days a go and I have selected Virginia in form ds260 but now I want to go to other state, can I?
September 4, 2018 at 18:33
Yes. Live anywhere you want.
September 20, 2018 at 10:52
Hello sir My name is bhim the dv winner of 2018 and my case number is 2018AS****.i had interview on August 9 and i have got visa but my spouse was unable to attend interview on that date because she has problem on her x-ray report , diagnosed with PTB and she is taking medicine for six months.now I am in usa I just came here on September 11.I have plan to file I-130.can I file this before recovery of my spouse?or is this necessary to apply after recovery?i hope for your kindly response.
September 20, 2018 at 18:17
I don’t advise on non DV cases.
September 22, 2018 at 22:27
Hi Simon, any Namibian selected?
September 23, 2018 at 00:34
Yes – 7 this year.
October 25, 2018 at 14:10
Its difficult to check the result
October 25, 2018 at 15:26
October 29, 2018 at 16:10
Somebody chosen in aditional selection for dv2019 in October?
October 29, 2018 at 16:14