WVN – Seeking a green card? If you applied for the 2018 Diversity Visa Lottery, the results are in. Check the status of your application on the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs website. Remember, registration is free, beware of fraud schemes.
For DV-2018, natives of the following countries were not eligible to apply, because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United States in the previous five years:
Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam. Persons born in Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan are eligible.
Changes in eligibility this year: Ecuador is eligible for DV-2018.