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P Visa for Athletes and Entertainers


P Visa General Information: A Non-Immigrant Visa allows certain individuals to temporarily work in the United States. There are four types of P Visa: P-1 to P-2, P-3 to P-4. The P Visa category covers foreign nationals who are internationally recognized artists, athletes, or entertainers. The spouse and any unmarried children may accompany the P Visa holder while he or she is in the United States. A P-1 Visa can be issued to an individual, or to a group. Individuals who are part of a group or entertainment group can temporarily visit the United States with the P Visa. The P Visa also covers individuals who teach, coach or perform in culturally special programs. The P Visa for Entertainers and Athletes Application Guide is a comprehensive, informative, and easy-to-understand guide to the P Visa. It includes everything an applicant needs to apply successfully.

  • Start Application Immediately
  • Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Apply Online or by Mail
  • Pricing and Fee Information Included
  • Checklist of Required Documents
  • Unlimited Online Support

What's included

What's included

  • Overview of the P-1 Visa for Entertainers and Athletes
  • Requirements for P-1 Visa for Entertainers and Athletes
  • P-1 Visa for Entertainers and Athletes Benefits and Drawbacks
  • Information about eligibility for the P-1 visa
  • How to apply for a P-1 Work Visa
  • Work Visa Interview Information
  • How to complete the application forms
  • P Work Visa Document Checklist
  • The P1 Visa requires a description of an internationally recognized level performance.
  • Performance and entertainment criteria required to get the P2 Visa
  • Description of culturally special programs that accept teaching, coaching and performing as criteria for the P3 Visa

Additional Information

  • Information about the Extension of the P-1 Visa for Entertainers and Athletes
  • P-2 and P-3 Visa Application Requirements
  • How to Apply at a U.S. Consulate
  • How to change your status in the U.S.
  • List of Documents Required
  • Information about Filing Fees
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
  • List of all USCIS Offices in the Nation
  • Directory of U.S. Consulates and Embassies
  • How to get the most recent United States immigration forms

Conditions for P Visa eligibility:

  • Individuals who compete at an international level are eligible for the P-1 Visa classification.
  • The P-2 Visa category is for entertainers and performers who participate in a reciprocal exchange program between U.S. organisations. Documentation is required to include formal reciprocal agreements, descriptions of exchange programs, and evidence that qualifies.
  • The applicant for a P-3 Visa must be at least 18 years old, have the necessary qualifications to perform the work, communicate effectively, not have lived in the United States within the past year prior to receiving a P-3 Visa.