On September 18, 2012, the DOS issued its instructions for the annual Diversity Lottery program. Entries for the 2014 Diversity Lottery ("DV-2014") must be submitted electronically between noon, Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT"), on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, and noon, EDT, on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Paper entries will not be accepted. The DV-2014 instructions and application form are available on the DOS website (www.dvlottery.state.gov).