The United States Department of State (DOS) has chosen the winners of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Diversity Visa Lottery. Foreign nationals who entered the lottery can visit the official Diversity Visa Lottery website to see if they were selected to submit an application for permanent residence.
Foreign nationals who were selected in the lottery are eligible to submit an application for adjustment of status or an immigration visa application during FY 2020, which begins on October 1, 2019 and ends on September 30, 2020. Every fiscal year, DOS makes 50,000 immigrant visas available through the Diversity Visa Lottery. Foreign nationals submit their lottery entries online during a designated time period. The FY 2020 Diversity Visa Lottery filing period was from October 3, 2018 to November 6, 2018.