From the month of October 2019 winners of the DV-2020 are being called for the visa interview according to their winners' case numbers. The interviews will be closed officially on 30th September 2020 for this Fiscal Year Draw. After this date all the selected winners’ interviews will be called off as the selection is NULL.
In this interview the DV-2020 winners must proof their eligibility to get their American immigrant visas that can help them to get their LPR status in the USA. This American LPR is also called as American Green card. Lower rank case numbers will be called for the interview first and it will continue in that order till the visas exhaust or till to the official closing date of 30th September 2019 approaches. Lot of Higher rank case numbers may not be called for the interview as the visas may exhaust prior to the closing date of the program. For example in the DV-2018 American visa lottery program nearly all the visas are exhausted in the month of August 2018.
Selected winners under the DV-2020 visa lottery program while staying in the USA can contact the USCIS office to submit their petition to change their current status to America LPR status through normal immigrant processing. They have good opportunity to get their Green Card in quick time than the winners staying out side of the USA. In the month of June 2020 all the visas under DV-2020 are going to exhaust.
Case Numbers for DV 2020 Interview.
Month of June. 2020.
AFRICA: Current Except: Egypt 42,000
ASIA: Current Except: Nepal 13,500
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS): Current
SOUTH AMERICA, CARIBBEAN: Current
Month of May, 2020.
AFRICA 45,175. Except: Egypt 39,000
ASIA 18,450. Except: Iran 11,550 Nepal 11,700
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 17
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN 1,875
For April, DV-2020
AFRICA 41,000. Except: Egypt 30,700
ASIA 15,800. Except: Iran 9,800 Nepal 10,500
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 16
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN 1,560
Source: U.S State Department