(P1 Visa, P2 and P3
Visas - Performing Entertainers and
The P visa category
is appropriate for group of artists entering the United States on trips of
limited duration, athletes and culturally unique artists.
The P1 visa is generally made available to internationally known athletes,
individually or as part of a group or team, and entertainment groups.
Individual athletes, athletic teams, and entertainment groups generally must
meet the basic standard of international recognition.
The P2 visa is reserved for artists and entertainers who perform
individually or as part of a group, pursuant to a reciprocal exchange
program between one or more U.S. organizations and one or more such
organizations in other countries that provides for the temporary exchange of
artists and entertainers.
The P3 visa is granted to culturally unique artists and entertainers,
individually or as a group, coming to the United States to develop,
interpret, represent, coach, or teach their particular art or discipline.
The LL.M. Law Group
understands that obtaining a visa for performing entertainers and athletes
to work in the United States can sometimes be difficult. Please read below
to learn more about how the LL.M. Law Group can help you start working, and
LL.M. Law Group can help obtain a P visa for the following:
U.S. companies and agents to bring athletes or
entertainers to the United States
Entertainers recognized as outstanding coming to
tour in the
Internationally recognized athletes or athletic
teams to participate in an event of international standing
Distinguished circus artists
Artists entering the U.S. through a recognized
reciprocal exchange program
Artists and entertainers entering the U.S. to
perform in a culturally unique program
Artists to teach or coach or otherwise enhance
the development or understanding of culturally unique art forms
Support personnel of artists and entertainers
Please refer to the
LL.M. Law Group's immigration
consultation procedures to begin.