The State Department will begin accepting online registrations for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery starting on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at noon EDT. Foreign nationals who wish to enter the lottery have until Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at noon EST to file online.
For FY 2023, the DV lottery program will make up to 55,000 green card numbers available through a random selection process. FY 2023 lottery results will be announced in May 2022. Foreign nationals selected in the FY 2023 lottery can submit their green card applications starting on October 1, 2022.