Applicants must submit entries for the DV – 2019 program electronically at dvlottery.state.gov between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT – 4), Tuesday, October 3,2017, and noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5),Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
Do not wait until the last week of the registration period to enter, as heavy demand may result in website delays. No late entries or paper entries will be accepted.
The law allows only one entry by or for each person during each registration period.
The Department of State uses sophisticated technology to detect multiple entries.
DV-2020 Program: The revised online registration period for the DV-2020 Program begins on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-5). Individuals who submit more than one entry during the registration period will be disqualified.
You should prepare and submit your own entries; beware of those who try to help you for money. The only official source of info: sites end in .gov. Check dvlottery.state
For DV-2019, natives of the following countries are not eligible to apply,because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United States in the previous five years: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland – born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El
Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea,
United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.
The English version of the DV-2020 Program Instructions
Source: US DEPARTMENT OT STATE – BEREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS
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