DV Lottery 2013 Results and Procedures



The registration for the Diversity Visa Program (DV-2013) started on October 4, 2011 at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and went on till November 5, 2011. Those who had applied for the DV 2013 program will be able to check the results E-DV website from May 1, 2012.

To know the results, note that Entrant Status Check will be the only option. All applicants, regardless of selected or not selected can check the status of their applications through the Entrant Status Check at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov. All applicants would have got a confirmation number at the time of registering for the program. It is very important not to lose your confirmation number. If you lose it, you cannot check the results. The conducting agency will not resend the confirmation page information to you. There were minor changes regarding the eligibility for the DV-2012 program, Natives of South Sudan and Poland qualify whereas Bangladesh natives do not qualify.

If you are selected in this green card lottery program, you have to go ahead with further processing. You will receive instructions, and then you will be required to prove that you are eligible for a diversity immigrant visa and have to complete the next process. You will be informed by the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) to complete the immigrant visa application. You will also be instructed to submit certain documents and forms and pay the appropriate fees. As part of the process you should also complete a medical examination. Furthermore, you will be interviewed by a consular officer at the US embassy or consulate in your country where you need to prove your eligibility for a diversity visa. The KCC will make application information available online through the Entrant Status Check at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov. The highest number of entries received for the DV 2013 program was from Nigeria followed by Ghana.

Those who are selected should qualify to get and prove their eligibility based on education, work, and other requirements. Every applicant should have at least a high school education or its equivalent; or
have at least two years of work experience within the past five years in an job position requiring at least two years’ training or experience.

The next lottery program will be the DV-2014. Applications will be accepted online through the E-DV during the year 2012 for the year 2014. It is roughly estimated that applicants might get a month to download the DV2014 application form and to fill and submit it within 60 minutes of time. It is important to remember that one can file only one application form as a primary applicant. This program will provide 50,000 immigrant visas to people from eligible countries, who satisfy the education and work experience and also fulfill all the other requirements to come to the US. As mentioned earlier, one who is eligible can file only one entry.

However, a husband and wife each can submit one entry for their family if each of them fulfills the education/work experience requirements of the green card lottery program. You can check your DV Lottery 2013 Results through online from Government website itself.

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334 thoughts on “DV Lottery 2013 Results and Procedures

    • I think you should take this back, I live in The US and I can assure you it’s not even comparable to Heaven. I pray to God that he would allow you to get that visa and come and see with your own eyes that the USA is not what you think. Bless you

    • Never make that mistaKe better ask 4 forginess 4 dre is nowhere that u can compare to heaven. Heaven is d perfect place to be,who even say u cannot make it real gud wia u are at present,be warned

  1. I am among the winners of 2013 by faith.I luv this program, b’cos it’s bridging the gap between the rich and the poor.

  2. I have faith in God!!and i am rest assured that i and my boyfriend are going to be one of the lucky winners,because God as made our path to fall in pleasant places. we will shout of the goodness of the Lord.. the world will hear our testimony in few days time,when we check the result. Amen Amen Amen.

  3. Lets just hope Nigerians have not ruined it for their fellow Nigerians and made them ineligible for DV-2014 because that’s what it looks like since we had the highest number of applications for DV-2013.

  4. Good day sir,
    i wish to ask, if a person is selected and failed to go to the embassy, can he still have the chance to be select again

  5. Pliz tell me I am a zimbabwean residing in south africa can I go for an interview at the US embassy in south africa or I have to go to Zimbabwe

  6. Even though I may be one of the greatest sinners on earth,God will never forsake me.I am one of them in Jesus Name,Amen

  7. I may be one of the greatest sinners on Earth but my redeemer lives.he will never forsake me.I shall be selected in the mighty Name of Jesus,Amen,cheerssss to the U.S.A,here I come!!!!

  8. I was expeditedly removed about 2 months ago at the port of entry in US after it was found out that I worked with a citizen’s documents the last time I was in US. I have a five year bar. Can I still proceed with the lottery if I win?

  9. Baba GOD with u i know dat dis year lottery i will be among d winner bec have been appling for dis lottery off a tin since 1995

  10. May God Bless The US Government for this. Program that. Always help we the poor African to improved our lives. I am a winner in Jesus name

  11. Guys remember that you will have to work in The USA to get anywhere. Money doesn’t grow on trees so if you were lazy in your own country, the USA isn’t going to make much of a difference.

  12. I have been studying in the USA for the last 6 years, finding a job isnt that easy, life is expensive but manageable if you are willing to work hard. I will have my MBA in a few weeks. I have been entering the lottery every year for the last 4 years and so far no luck. Im afraid that all my hard work was for nothing and that I have to return home in a month from today :( good luck to the rest of you, im out of luck I think

  13. someone should help me,my confirmation number is right but when i enter it says its not valid.
    what should i do

  14. Iv submitted entries for 10 consecutive years in vain.Bt yesterday God spoke to me n he told me am a winner this time.GOD BLESS ME.GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES.

  15. I would like to thank the American government & KCC for the opprtunity way of DV Program.

    I hope in God I will get the chance to live & work in America.

    I love America.

    GOD bless you & lovely country America.

  16. i find this :Based on the information provided, the Entry HAS NOT BEEN SELECTED for further processing for the Electronic Diversity Visa program at this time. More entries will be selected in early October 2012, so please keep your confirmation information until at least that time.

    Please verify that you have entered all information correctly. You may re-check the Entry status by clicking on the ESC Home Page link below.

  17. Pls i can’t check my status for the 2013 dvlottery program. I opened the website today but all i could see was Entry Status check for 2012. Pls can i get a link on how to check it. thanks so much.

  18. please i need sum1 to help me,is there no alternative ways of checking this result,cos i dont ve mine wt me at the moment

  19. I participated in this lottery for fun only because i love my country algeria i hate usa it is not a dreamland as you think it is a hell for none american people they will treat people as slaves as worker you wont be kings there you will be only workers if you dont work hard you will be fired

    • It’s your individual opinion. Life is all about ups and down. You have to work hard in order to reach high goal because we live in a competitive world. If you don’t work, you’re fired.

  20. Please i tried to check my entrant status when the first time was not successful but was told forbidden. What can i do? Please help me out. Thanks.

  21. i tried to check the resuls but it says that my confirmation nos is invalid,why is this happening when can i check the result for edv 2013

  22. THE USA IS A UNIQUE COUNTRY.ITS A PLACE OF OPPORTUNITY AND FREEDOM FOR THE DILIGENT.I HOPE TO GET THERE ONE DAY IN JESUS NAME!. cos mas Mbwiria

  23. hello i okunbanjo biodun gbenga pls u s pls i need ur help me am tired in nigeria pls help me out with my confirmation number pls u s goverment help me out am a truck driver

  24. ………. really love America, It is the heaven of the earth. God will listen my pray. Hope soon i will be there.

  25. Pls guys how can I check 2013 result, have really try to check but no where to input the confirmation code.

  26. Hi, good afternoon, i have been trying to check the result/status of my entry for quite some minutes now…but there have not seem to be a head way…but i know i will…is there any parameter i am not getting?

    • Do not lose your hope. Kindly wait till October even though if you’re not selected now. Another set of result is waiting during October. So do not lose your confirmation number.

  27. I have a confirmation number that its way toooo long, and it keeps saying its a wrong number! can any one help me with that?!

  28. Pls how do I check whether my entry was selected. I pray to be among the winners in Jesus name amen. God bless America

  29. I cant check my status for the 2013 dv lottery on the website as instructed it keep telling invalid entry. Can someone hel me out

  30. I cant check my status for the 2013 dv lottery on the website as instructed it keep telling invalid entry. Can someone help me out

  31. pls sir, am finding it difficult to check my dv lottery 2013 result what am seeing is invalid, pls help me out sir.

  32. Pls sir this is what have being seeing that The information entered is not valid. Please review the Confirmation Number, your last name (family name/surname), and year of birth to ensure you have entered them exactly as they appear on your DV Confirmation Page.

  33. I can’t open the site, it was saying untrusted site and that I’m advised not to continue for the error may occur if someone is trying to impersonate the site. please what else can I do because I’ve been trying to log on for a while now.

  34. Some i have not seen in a while played for me and i won, but there was a mistake in my surname and i was not married when the person say me last, i only had a child then. Now am married with two kids apart from my first child, have confirmed it and its true dv 2013. I don’t want to loss this opportunity and my family is also important.What do i do? please help.

  35. oh GOD,USA CAN BE AS WORSE AS ANYBODY CAN EVER IMAGINE BUT MAKE IT A BETTER PLACE FOR AND WHO SO EVER ADORES IT. AMEN!

  36. Please,i want too know the exact date that d result Ȋ̝̊̅§ going too B̶̲̥̅̊ε̲̣̣̣̥ out ,please for GOD sake let M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣̣̥ name B̶̲̥̅̊ε̲̣̣̣̥ among the people that will collect the green card ,S̴̩☺̴̩̩̥̩̩̩̥ that i can go to usa.GOD please let M̶̲̥̅ε̲̣̣̣̥ B̶̲̥̅̊ε̲̣̣̣̥ among the luck winners(amen)

  37. My hope is going to u.s.a .i want to go to amrica.my dremer is amrica.i must go to amrica for help amrica and help my family .i also read .and good work.plese.plese.issue me a visa.plese .plese plese plese

  38. John
    Please my house got burnt by a fire inceident and my confirmation number also got burnt so what will i do to check my visa lottery results?

  39. Hi am Austine, pls how do i check my results on dvlottery. Hav tryed on my C2 phone and sayin am not corret even when am sure. And on d cafe d web site is not openin. Pls help

  40. i am not eager dis mach, if i win DV it is good, if not it is not evil for me, cos my country Ethiopia going better and better, i now we can, we will be a potential DV provider for the rest of the world. till that time come i will do my beast to shorten the journey to wards success of dis country. right.

  41. am titus i wish to know the results for 2013 its my prayer am one of the blessed few that place is amazing wow

  42. i know my lord as done it again the believe and the faith is so strong…am so greatful to my almight God

  43. will results continually be released on different dates from may 1st till October or after may 1st will be until October

  44. MAY I KNOW WHAT IS WRONG, I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO CHECK MY ENTRANT STATUS AND I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE.
    MAY I KNOW WHY?

  45. I thought that all legible countries are given equal opportunity during the selection of applicants for the Green card.
    Am just surprised that more entrants were selected from west Africa; and let me hope that those countries will not be illegible soon.

  46. I thought that all legible countries are given equal opportunity during the selection of applicants for the Green card.
    Am just surprised that more entrants were selected from west Africa; and let me hope that those countries will not be illegible soon.

  47. The programme is a nice programme its help the majority of poor. pls I lost my confirmation slip of the last year.pls I need help on how to get the confirmation slip.

  48. i am anxiousely waiting for my lottery result for 2013 and yet nothing have been posted to my box.i don^¨t know what to do

  49. The programme co-ordinator,
    pls kindly get me posted with the information on the month and the date of the release of the result to latest played America visa lottery as @ late last year ‘2012/2013 dv programme. And how do I know when it is out? Thank you.

    • Hi Joshua
      Here is about the information of last year DV program..Starting with DV-2010, all entrants, including those NOT selected, will be able to check the status of their entry through the E-DV website and find out if their entry was or was not selected. Entrants should keep their own confirmation page information from the time of their entry (October 2, 2012, to December 1, 2012) until they may check the status of their entry online. Status information for DV-2010 will be available online from July 1, 2009, until June 30, 2010. All notification letters are sent to the address indicated on the entry within five to seven months from the end of the application period.

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