Green Card Lottery 2019:  You can file your entry between Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:00 noon and Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 12:00 noon. The requirements for the lottery program have not been changed. You can apply for the DV lottery 2019 if you belong to a green card lottery eligible country. The following is a list of ineligible countries: “Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China (mainland-born), Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, South Korea, United Kingdom (except Northern Ireland) and its dependent territories, and Vietnam.”