DV-2014 Lottery Program Begins on October 2; DV-2013 Entrants Should Keep Confirmation Numbers
Online registration for the DV-2014 Program will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at noon EDT, and will conclude on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at noon EDT. Instructions for the DV 2014 Program were not yet available as of September 15.
The Department of State also noted that DV-2013 entrants should keep their confirmation numbers until at least September 2013, even if they were not selected on May 1, 2012. The Department said it may select more DV-2013 entries on October 1, 2012. Entrants in the DV-2013 program may check the status of their entries through Entrant Status Check beginning on May 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.