DV 2019 Green Card Lottery.

DV 2019 American Green Card Lottery program is expected to be live in this year 2017. The U.S State Department will issue 50,000 entry visas to selected eligible winners. This draw is conducted by the American Governments' official program. Eligible people born in countries that are sending less people to the USA within the last 5 years can benefit from this draw.

People born in the following countries were found ineligible to participate in the last held draw DV-2018 that was held in 2016.
They are 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.

Green Card Draw Eligibility:

DV2019 New Photograph Rules.

The photographs should be taken within 6 months of the application date.

Don't use the photos that were used to apply in the DV-2017 and DV-2018 Green card Lottery.
They will be rejected.

How to participate in the draw.

Results Checking.


Winners must apply for the immigrant visa using the online DS-260 electronic visa application form.

Winners will be called for the interview according to their case numbers from the month of October 2018.

Those selected winners in the USA can contact the USCIS office to change their current status to LPR status when their case numbers are current in any given month.

DV-2019 program will be closed officially on 30th September 2019.

Source: U.S.Government