The Diversity (DV) immigrant category rank CUT-OFFS which will apply in December 2016

For December, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2017 applicants chargeable to all regions/eligible countries as follows. When an allocation cut-off number is shown, visas are available only for applicants with DV regional lottery rank numbers BELOW the specified allocation cut-off number:

Region All DV Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed Separately
AFRICA 20,400 Except:
Egypt:    8,700
Ethiopia: 9,000
ASIA 3,500 Except:
Iran:   3,200
Nepal: 2,200
EUROPE 14,000
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 5
OCEANIA 525
SOUTH AMERICA,
and the CARIBBEAN
650