The online entry registration period for DV-2010 is now over and all submission processing has stopped. Therefore, Form DS-5501 Electronic Diversity Visa (e-DV) Application for online Diversity Visa Lottery entry, is not available now. This official form is available only on the Department State, Diversity Visa online entry website at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov/ during the online entry registration period, which ended December 1, 2008. There have been instances of fraudulent websites posing as official U.S. Government sites.
DV Lottery 2010 Status Check – Is not available at this time. Starting July 1, 2009 until June 30, 2010, entrants (who previously completed online DV entry through the official website at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov) will be able to check the status of their entry through the e-DV website at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov. Entrants will need to use their own confirmation page information from the time of their entry (October 2, 2008, to December 1, 2008), to check the status to find out if their Diversity Visa Lottery entry was or was not selected.