Fake websites are confusing the DV applicants posing themselves as the official U.S. government website and have been soughting money to download and complete the Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form. There is no charge for downloading and completing the Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form. The Department of State does NOT notify successful DV applicants by email. Entrants completing online DV-2011 entries between October 2,2009, and Novenmber 30,2009 who were selected in the random drawing were informed by the Department of State, Kentucky Consular Center, by letter. The Department of State does NOT notify successful DV applicants by mail for DV-2012 winners. Entrants who completed online DV-2012 entries must check the status of their entries by returning to the website at http://www.dvlottery.state.gov on or after July 15,2011 through June 30,2012.