The 2017 USA Diversity Visa Lottery winners have been announced. If you applied, confirm if you've won a "green card" and lawful permanent residence at dvlottery.state.gov. You will need your entry confirmation number, last name, and year of your birth to check the results.
If you are selected in the lottery, you will be given instructions in Entrant Status Check about how to apply for your immigrant visa for yourself and family members.
The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program provides U.S. lawful permanent residence to 50,000 individuals each year from countries with historically low levels of immigration to the U.S. Applications for the 2017 fiscal year were open from October 1 - November 3, 2015.