The Diversity (DV) immigrant category rank CUT-OFFS which will apply in November 2017

For November, immigrant numbers in the DV category are available to qualified DV-2018 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 8,600 Except:
Egypt:     4,400
Ethiopia:  4,700
ASIA 1,750 Except:
Iran:   1,450
Nepal: 1,400
EUROPE 4,500
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 3
OCEANIA 315
SOUTH AMERICA,
and the CARIBBEAN
325

Entitlement to immigrant status in the DV category lasts only through the end of the fiscal (visa) year for which the applicant is selected in the lottery. The year of entitlement for all applicants registered for the DV-2018 program ends as of September 30, 2018. DV visas may not be issued to DV-2018 applicants after that date. Similarly, spouses and children accompanying or following to join DV-2018 principals are only entitled to derivative DV status until September 30, 2018. DV visa availability through the very end of FY-2018 cannot be taken for granted. Numbers could be exhausted prior to September 30.