After the Interview

  • If your visa is approved: Your passport and visa packet will be sent to the PTT office of your choice for you to pick up in person.
  • If you have a missing item or need administrative processing: You can check the status of your visa application at: and on this website at IV Status Check.
  • If your file is missing a document, you can send it with your passport when you obtain it. If your case also needed administrative processing,check the status of your visa application before sending your missing documents. Please visit or call 0850 390-2884 from Turkey or (703) 520-2490 from the United States to arrange for sending your packet. Upon receipt of your passport and/or documents, we will review your file again and if everything is in order, we will send your passport and visa packet to the PTT office of your choice. If your file is still missing documents, then we will send your passport with a written explanation about the missing items.

Additional Notices to Applicant: All entries must be submitted electronically during the specified registration period in the DV Instructions. No late entries or paper entries are accepted. The law allows only one entry by or for each person during each registration period. The Department of State uses sophisticated technology to detect multiple entries. If you submit more than one entry you will be disqualified.

Beware of fraud and scams. Some websites and emails attempt to mislead customers, posing as providers of official U.S. government information. Read our Fraud Warning for more information.  Complete your own application. The online entry application is easy and free.