Visa Bulletin is published every month by the U.S State Department with much useful information. There a section available for the DV Lottery visa applicants. In this section there are cases numbers are published with cut out numbers for the next coming two months. So the case numbers under the cut out numbers can expect that their case numbers will be current in those months and they can expect the second letter for the interview in those months.
In the original visa bulletin section there will be current visa bulletin and the archives of many years of visa bulletins too can be found. Normally the visa bulletins are published in the first week of every month.
As the DV lottery interviews used to start in October and finishes in the next September you must check within these months for the current fiscal year visa bulletin.
After the month of July many regions sector will show as current means no new numbers will be called for the DV Lottery interview.
Also in the visa bulletin some countries in the Africa region will have their own cut out case numbers.
Click here to find the Visa Bulletin on the official website.
Click here for the Archived Bulletins
The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs offers the monthly “Visa Bulletin” on the internet’s WorldWide Web.
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