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

For January, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2016 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 15,500 Except:
Ethiopia:  13,800
ASIA 4,150 Except:
Nepal:      2,925
EUROPE 16,425
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 3
OCEANIA 615
SOUTH AMERICA,
and the CARIBBEAN
650