The revised online registration period for the DV-2019 Program begins on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST) (GMT-4). All entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered.
DV-2019: Due to a technical issue, the DV-2019 entry period that began on October 3 has been closed. Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; they will not count as a duplicate entry. The technical issue has been resolved and a new full entry period will begin at noon, U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday October 18, 2017 and will run until noon Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday November 22, 2017. Only entries submitted during this period will be accepted and considered for selection in the lottery. Please throw away any confirmation number or other documentation that you have if you submitted an entry during Oct. 3-10.
DV-2019 BREAKING NEWS: New Entry Period for Diversity Visa Program DV-2019 - The new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and closes Wednesday, November 22, 2017. More info will be available soon!
Official Announcement: New Presidential Proclamation on Visas September 24, 2017 -> https://travel.state.gov/…/en/n…/important-announcement.html
DV-2019: The official website is down for the moment. This is the message from the official page - "AES is currently down for maintenance. Please try again later." There is no other official statement about this situation.