There will be up to 55,000 Diversity Visas (DVs) available for Fiscal Year 2025 and will be open for entries from October 4th to November 7th, 2023! This program allows people from countries with low U.S. immigration rates and that meet the requirements, to enter for a chance to apply for a U.S. immigrant visa. For more details, please review the Federal Register Notice: Diversity Visa Instructions for DV–2025 (PDF).
Source of Information:
Federal Register, 10/3/23, Posted Notice: Diversity Visa Instructions for DV–2025 (PDF)
U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs (travel.state.gov), Webpage: Diversity Visa Instructions