Check Your EDV Lottery Result

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Are you looking for the process to check the 2021 EDV lottery result? If so, keep reading this post here; you can find the procedure to check the 2021 EDV lottery result.

If you had submitted the EDV lottery form between October 2, 2019, and November 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs published the 2021 EDV lottery result on June 6, 2020.



Here we will guide you to check the 2021 EDV lottery result from the authenticate site of the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs.

All you need is i) Confirmation Number, ii) Last/Family Name, and iii) Year of Birth.

If you have all this information ready, let’s proceed to check your result.


Process to Check EDV RESULT


Step 1) Log on to the official website of DV lottery dvlottery.state.gov

Check edv result

Step 2) Click the Check Status button

check edv result

Step 3) Click the Continue button

You will see a welcome page for the Entrant Status Check; click on the Continue button at the bottom of the welcome page.

check edv result

Step 4) Enter Confirmation Number

A page with Entering Entrant Information will appear. Here is where you have to enter your Confirmation Number, Last/Family Name, and Year of Birth.



Please fill all those sections correctly, as shown in the screenshot below and the authentication box. Now click the Submit button at the bottom of the page.

Check edv result

If you are selected for the 2021 DV Lottery, you will see the page where it states that you have been selected for the further process.

Keep in mind that selection does not guarantee a diversity visa. You will call for an interview, and the consular will decide either to grant you an immigrant visa or not. But in reality, if you fill up the form correctly and truthfully, there are low chances of immigrant visa rejection for DV lottery winners.


What If You Forget Confirmation Number


We have heard many of the complaints from our visitors that they have lost the confirmation number and cannot check the DV lottery.

Is it possible to get the DV lottery confirmation number if you forget it? Yes, you can retrieve the confirmation number.

To retrieve the DV lottery confirmation number, go to the Entrant Status Check page. Under the box where you type your confirmation number, you will see the Forgot Confirmation Number link, click there, and you will redirect to the Verify Entrant page, as shown in the screenshot below.

check edv result

Here on this page, you have to fill in the following information:

  • Last/Family Name
  • First Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Email Address (use the same email address which you use while filling the DV lottery form)

After filling in the above information, click the Submit button at the bottom, and you will get your DV lottery confirmation number.




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