United States revises Diversity Visa 2019 application date


Due to technical issues, the United States Government has revised the registration period for DV-2019 to vbe started in the coming Wednesday October 18, 2017.

It is being restarted and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered, according to the press statement from the United States Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants,” the statement said.

The new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries at noon, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and closes at noon, Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

If you entered before Wednesday, October 18, 2017, that entry will not be considered, and you will need to submit another entry during the new registration period. You may submit one new entry without being disqualified for submitting multiple entries. Individuals who submit more than one entry during the new registration period will be disqualified.

Applicants can access the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at the official E-DV website, dvlottery.state.gov, during the registration period. DV instructions also are available on the Department of State’s public webpage at usvisas.state.gov/dv/ instructions.