Registration for the 2010 Green Card Lottery! Read more below... Registration for the 2012 Green Card Lottery Begins October 5th!The online registration for DV-2012 DV Lottery begins noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), Tuesday, October 5, 2010, and ends noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST), Wednesday, November 3, 2010. All entries must be submitted electronically during the registration period, when applicants may access the Electronic DV Entry Form DS-5501 atwww.dvlottery.state.gov. Paper entries will not be accepted. Please Note: There have been instances of fraudulent websites posing as official U.S. Government sites. Some companies posing as the U.S. Government have sought money in order to "complete" lottery entry forms. There is no charge to download and complete the Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form. The Department of State notifies successful Diversity Visa applicants by letter, and NOT by e-mail.