How to Check EDV Result of This Year

Check your EDV lottery result from here

If you are willing to check EDV result of this year, look no further. U.S. Department of state has just published the result of a diversity visa lottery which is also known as EDV lottery of this year.



Before proceeding to the exact procedure, we would like to inform you that you should have the following information to check EDV result of this year:

1 ) Confirmation Number – It is the number that you received after you submitted your Diversity Visa Lottery Form. If you do not have your confirmation number with you or if you forgot, do not panic. There is another alternative way to retrieve your confirmation number by using your date of birth.

2 ) Your Last Family Name 

3 ) Your Date of Birth

If you already have the above information, you can proceed to the check EDV result as mentioned below.


Here is How to Check EDV Result of This Year


Step 1 – At first, you have to visit the official website for Electronic Diversity Visa Entrant Status Check which is managed by Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State at – dvlottery.sate.gov.

Official website for Electronic Diversity Visa Entrant Status Check

Step 2 – Click the “Check Status” button at the bottom of the page.

Step 3 – Now you will redirect to another page.

At the bottom of the new page, you can see the continue button.

Click on the “Continue” button at the bottom of the page.

Step 4 – As soon you hit the continue button, a new page will appear where you can see the Enter Entrant Information at the top of the page.

This is where you have to fill your confirmation number, your last family name, year of birth to check EDV result of this year.

After you fill up the complete information, click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.

A result page will appear and will let you know either you are selected or not.



Sample screenshot page of entering entrant information is given below.

We wish you a good luck for your result!


Here is How to Retrieve Conformation Number if You Forgot


As we mentioned above even if you forgot your confirmation number, you can retrieve it with your full name, date of birth and the email address when you submitted your Diversity Visa Lottery Form.

Step 1 – To retrieve the forgotten confirmation number, you should be in Entering Entrant Information page.

Please follow, up to the steps number 3 to reach Enter Entrant Information page.

Step 2 – Now, you are in Entering Entrant Information page, where you can see a link written as “Forgot Confirmation Number” in a blue color which is just below the confirmation Number typing box.

Click on that “Forgot Confirmation Number” link.

Step 3 – As soon as you click on forgot confirmation number button, you will be redirected to the Verify Entrant page.

There you need to fill the following information:

  • Diversity Visa Lottery Program Year
  • Primary entrant name exactly as entered on the Diversity Visa Lottery Form
  • Complete Date of Birth
  • The email address used on the Diversity Visa Lottery Form

After you fill the information, click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.

A new page will appear where you can find your confirmation number.

Sample screenshot page of Verify Entrant is given below.

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