BREAKING: DV-2020 lottery results cancelled; new draw date announced

The Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) has announced that the results of the 2020 Diversity Visa program (DV-2020), also known as the Green Card lottery, have been called.

According to a press statement released by the KCC, the results were cancelled “due to a system glitch”.

The DV 2020 results were released Tuesday May 7th, 2019 but the statement said the glitch made it impossible for people for access the website to check the status of their entrants.

The KCC added that athe glitch has affected the draw and as such a new draw would be made and results released on May 17, 2020.

Results will only be available on the US Department of State website.


Entrants will be able to check the results of the entry by entering their confirmation number, year of birth and last name.

The DV-2020 lottery registration period began on October 3rd, 2018 and ended on November 6th, 2018. The US State Department will begin processing visas and conducting interviews for the eventual winners starting in October, 2019, with those who pass the interviews, background checks and other qualifications such as high school education and/or work experience being granted permanent resident visas.

The Diversity Visa program, which is administered by the State Department, makes 50,000 permanent resident visas available annually to nationals of countries with low immigration rates to the United States over the previous five years.