DV-2021: Number of Selectees by Country Released!
(Note: The following article concerns the number of selectees for the already-ending DV 2021 Program. For the same information about the upcoming (DV 2022) program, CLICK HERE.)
DV-2021: Number of Selectees by Country Released!
As was expected, the September Visa Bulletin has been released. And it contains a breakdown of the number of selectees for the DV-2021 Results which were released on June 6, 2020.
As is the case every year, the numbers have been provided by country; with Algeria, Egypt, Sudan, Iran and Russia having the highest numbers of selectees – each topping 6,000.
The total number of selectees for DV-2021 is 132,404, making this year an over-selected year. With that number, there will certainly be no second draw as some had been hoping: the status of those not selected in June will remain as such.
In addition, this number also indicates that as many as 77,654 (i.e. more than half of the total selectees) will eventually not receive visas at the close of the upcoming fiscal year. That is because there will be only 54,750 visas available for that much larger number of selectees.
The above number of selectees were chosen from a total of 6,741,128 qualified entries (11,830,707 with derivatives), which is much lower than in previous years. Last year’s, for example, was 14,722,798 qualified entries (23,182,554 with derivatives).
This massive reduction in qualified entries submitted during the DV-2021 Entry period (Wednesday, October 2 to Tuesday, November 5, 2019) was undoubtedly due to the introduction of the passport regulation .
The September Visa Bulletin also contains – as usual – the regional cut-offs for the first month of the new fiscal year – October 2020. However, with the extended ban on immigration still in place, those numbers are not of much importance. Unless the ban is overturned in the coming months, early DV-2021 interviews are not expected to be conducted.
Finally, the September Visa Bulletin admonishes DV-2022 hopefuls to expect details regarding that program by means of the official State Department Visa web page in the coming months (It could actually be as early as next month).
The breakdown of selectee numbers by region and by country, as displayed in the September Visa Bulletin, appear below, in alphabetical order:
|ALGERIA 6,001||ESWATINI 3||NAMIBIA 0|
|ANGOLA 627||ETHIOPIA 3,957||NIGER 55|
|BENIN 830||GABON 65||RWANDA 1,067|
|BOTSWANA 3||GAMBIA, THE 71||SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE 0|
|BURKINA FASO 83||GHANA 3,284||SENEGAL 167|
|BURUNDI 398||GUINEA 805||SEYCHELLES 4|
|CABO VERDE 6||GUINEA-BISSAU 7||SIERRA LEONE 504|
|CAMEROON 3,686||KENYA 2,777||SOMALIA 217|
|CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC 22||LESOTHO 3||SOUTH AFRICA 510|
|CHAD 191||LIBERIA 1,858||SOUTH SUDAN 40|
|COMOROS 10||LIBYA 259||SUDAN 6,001|
|CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE 4,503||MADAGASCAR 23||TANZANIA 184|
|CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE 740||MALAWI 32||TOGO 1,118|
|COTE D’IVOIRE 737||MALI 103||TUNISIA 173|
|DJIBOUTI 175||MAURITANIA 105||UGANDA 908|
|EGYPT 6,002||MAURITIUS 12||ZAMBIA 67|
|EQUATORIAL GUINEA 6||MOROCCO 4,458||ZIMBABWE 276|
|ERITREA 509||MOZAMBIQUE 7|
|AFGHANISTAN 2,189||JAPAN 532||QATAR 82|
|BAHRAIN 19||JORDAN 1,578||SAUDI ARABIA 1,126|
|BHUTAN 69||KOREA, NORTH 3||SINGAPORE 40|
|BRUNEI 1||KUWAIT 302||SRI LANKA 1,566|
|BURMA 776||LAOS 43||SYRIA 487|
|CAMBODIA 1,174||LEBANON 249||TAIWAN 693|
|HONG KONG S.A.R. 569||MALAYSIA 95||THAILAND 290|
|INDONESIA 317||MALDIVES 0||TIMOR-LESTE 0|
|IRAN 6,001||MONGOLIA 496||UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 282|
|IRAQ 1,184||NEPAL 3,801||YEMEN 1,222|
|ISRAEL 190||OMAN 32|
|ALBANIA 3,962||GREECE 71||NORTHERN IRELAND 4|
|ANDORRA 0||HUNGARY 93||NORWAY 7|
|ARMENIA 2,293||ICELAND 11||POLAND 383|
|AUSTRIA 35||IRELAND 29||PORTUGAL 24|
|AZERBAIJAN 1,439||ITALY 289||Macau 6|
|BELARUS 2,143||KAZAKHSTAN 2,406||ROMANIA 365|
|BELGIUM 32||KOSOVO 311||RUSSIA 6,001|
|BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 36||KYRGYZSTAN 2,130||SERBIA 239|
|BULGARIA 348||LATVIA 63||SLOVAKIA 23|
|CROATIA 32||LIECHTENSTEIN 1||SLOVENIA 6|
|CYPRUS 2||LITHUANIA 180||SPAIN 114|
|CZECH REPUBLIC 44||LUXEMBOURG 0||SWEDEN 41|
|DENMARK 24||MALTA 5||SWITZERLAND 48|
|ESTONIA 18||MOLDOOVA 1,565||TAJIKISTAN 2,332|
|FINLAND 26||MONACO 1||TURKEY 2,874|
|FRANCE 272||MONTENEGRO 33||TURKMENISTAN 870|
|Saint Martin 6||NETHERLANDS 43||UKRAINE 5,604|
|GEORGIA 1,899||Curacao 1||UZBEKISTAN 5,319|
|GERMANY 563||NORTH MACEDONIA 336||VATICAN CITY 0|
|BAHAMAS, THE 29|
|AUSTRALIA 1,130||NAURU 11||SAMOA 8|
|Cocos Keeling Islands 19||NEW ZEALAND 360||SOLOMON ISLANDS 4|
|FIJI 1,087||Cook Islands 32||TONGA 95|
|KIRIBATI 12||Tokelau 5||TUVALU 2|
|MARSHALL ISLANDS 0||PAPUA NEW GUINEA 29||VANUATU 7|
STATES OF 9
|ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 5||DOMINICA 3||PERU 1,559|
|ARGENTINA 191||ECUADOR 246||SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS 1|
|BARBADOS 5||GRENADA 1||SAINT LUCIA 2|
|BELIZE 8||GUYANA 5||SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 3|
|BOLIVIA 38||HONDURAS 74||SURINAME 4|
|CHILE 36||NICARAGUA 69||TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 44|
|COSTA RICA 68||PANAMA 10||URUGUAY 19|
|CUBA 1,235||PARAGUAY 3||VENEZUELA 1,872|
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Dv lottery 2021 information
The court cases in the DV-2021 program have not yet been finalized. As such, there’s no new information regarding visa issuance to applicants concerned. IMPORTANT: Only plaintiffs in the various court cases will be concerned by any possible DV 2021 visa issuances.
Hi, I am DV2022 selectee.
My case number is 18XXX. Please i want to know when will i be scheduled for an interview.
Hi Adam, I’m not sure which region you’re from which makes it difficult for me to respond. So kindly say.
You may also read this article in the meantime which I guess you’ll find helpful: https://mydvprogram.com/what-is-visa-bulletin
Please I am a dv winner and am currently living in another country which is not my birth country.. can I apply and get an interview in the country am currently living or am supposed to come back to my home country for interview..
Yes James, it is possible to apply and get an interview in the country where you’re currently living.
I filled my DS260 by April 2021, My case number is AF41xxx. I did submit my supporting documents as requested by KCC on September 18, 2021, I waited the time they said wait 4 to 6 weeks before you ask us about the status of your case. Today 11/04/2021, I received and email from KCC because I contacted them on November 2, 2021, this is what they said:Your forms have been received and are currently processing. Allow several weeks for processing. Interviews are scheduled numerically based on case numbers that have completed processing. Once the Kentucky Consular Center has finished processing your DS-260, you will receive an email from the Kentucky Consular Center giving you instructions to complete in order for your case to continue processing.
The Kentucky Consular Center has received your documents. Please allow time for processing of your documents. Documents are processed in numerical order, based on lottery rank number. Once KCC has processed your documents, we will let you know if anything is missing or if we have received everything needed.
I am a little bit confused, what are the chances that I will get an interview this 2021 or because my number is AF41xxx. My country of eligibility is Algeria but I live in France, so what is the category I will be Europe or Africa?
Reading from the date you filled out your DS 260, your case was a part of the DV-2021 program.
If you are a plaintiff in any of the court cases concerning DV-2021, then you can take the email seriously (only cases of plaintiffs from DV-2021 are still being considered for processing). If you aren’t a plaintiff, then the email may have been an automatic reply to the email you sent. Simply disregard it. Read this for more explanation: https://mydvprogram.com/status-of-dv-2021-cases
As regards the region, your country of eligibility is a part of the Africa region as your case number shows: AF41XXX.
Hi! I’m a DV 2022 selectee with a case # of 60xxx and have filled my DS 260 form since 18 Aug 2021, I haven’t receive any update or email from kcc requesting supporting documents.. when will kcc request for documents from those with this case number mentioned above ?
60XXX is considered a high case number in the AF Region which I suppose you’re in. It’s therefore going to take quite some time before KCC start to process cases with such high case numbers.
I am winner of DV 2022 My case number is AF10xxx, can I have a chance to be interviewed in the fiscal year.
Your question suggests that you are not aware of the ‘timing’ of the DV program. With an AF 10,000 case number, your interview is expected to be held in early 2022. It means by this time, your documents must have already been sent in and accepeted. Has that happenend yet?
I am Haileyesus Abeje Tewabe
do you think
Can i have still a chance to get an interviw appointment scheduled time of my dv lottery 2021.
Thank you the PEOPLE band the GOVERNMENT of USA.
No, I’m afraid it’s too late. You won’t be scheduled for interview.
See my reply to Farid’s comment for more.
I am a winner of dv lottery 2021
My last name is TEWABE
date of birth 1985
Please give me about interview information
Read my most recent article here: https://mydvprogram.com/status-of-dv-2021-cases
I am one of the selected for DV2021 program. My case number ends with 4700, however I have not been called for the interview yet. Could you please help me what should I do for the next step?
I’m afraid there’s nothing else you can do at this point. DV-2021 was a disaster, and there’re so many selecteees who find themselves in the same shoes as you.
There were a number of lawsuits filed in favor of DV-2021 selectees. The outcome was that a number of visas will be set aside for 2021 selectees. However, said visas will benefit only named plaitiffs in the lawsuits.
With that, all other DV-2021 selectees (which I guess include you) have lost what was supposed to be your chance to emigrate to the U.S.A. And you can’t change that, unfortunately.