The P3 visa is available for foreign nationals coming temporarily to the U.S. to perform, teach, or coach as artists or entertainers, individually or as part of a group under a commercial or non-commercial program that is culturally unique.
VisaPro’s experienced immigration attorneys will prepare and file all the required documents for artists, entertainers in a culturally unique program and U.S. companies applying for the P3 artist visa.
P3 Visa Eligibility – It Is Suitable For:
- Artists and entertainers entering the U.S. to perform in a culturally unique program
- Artists to represent, teach, or coach cultural, musical, ethnic folk, artistic, or theatrical arts in the U.S.
- Artists entering the U.S. to enhance the development or understanding of culturally unique art forms
- Support personnel of P3 visa holders
- U.S. agents and companies to bring artists and entertainers to participate in culturally unique programs
P3 Visa Benefits
- Your dependents can stay with you as long as you maintain your P3 status. They can also attend school
- You can freely travel in and out of the U.S. provided you have a valid visa
P3 Visa Requirements
To be eligible for the P3 visa, you must be coming to the U.S. to perform, teach, or coach in a specific field such as a unique or traditional ethnic, cultural, musical, folk, artistic, or theatrical performance or presentation. You must prove that:
- You are coming to the U.S. to develop, understand, promote or facilitate a culturally unique art form
- You perform essential support services for a P3 artist or entertainer, which cannot be performed by U.S. workers
- You have the appropriate qualifications, knowledge and experience in providing support services to artists and entertainers
- You are being sponsored by a cultural, educational, or governmental organization
- You have achieved national or international recognition or acclaim in the culturally unique program you shall perform
P3 Visa Notes
- To change the purpose of your visit while you are in the U.S. on an P3 visa, you must change your visa status.
- The information provided here is applicable to New P3 Visa and P3 Extension.
P3 Visa Fees
Filing Fee – Regular $460
Filing Fee – Premium $1,870
VisaPro Processing Time 4 business days
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