P Visa Attorney

P Visa Attorney

Internationally recognized athletes, entertainer, sports teams, entertainment groups and the staff and families that support them can obtain a P visa to enter the United States to compete and perform. P visas allows these groups to come to the U.S. prior to their performances and competitions and leave shortly after. At the Florida Immigration Law Counsel, our P visa attorneys can gather the necessary paperwork and guide you through the application to ensure that you obtain the proper Visa for work in the U.S.P visas fall into several distinct categories, including:
P-1: P-1 visas are designated for internationally-known athletes, entertainment groups and essential support staff. They allow these groups to enter the country prior to their events and conduct a number of activities, including performance/competition, speaking tours and commercial endorsements. P-1 visa holders may apply to become permanent U.S. residents.

P-2: This visa is designated for individual or groups of artists or entertainers.

P-3: This visa is designated for performers who teach, coach, or represent a culturally unique artistic performance. P-3 visa holders may be self-employed.

P-4: Spouses and unmarried children under 21 years of age of P visa holders can receive P-4 visas to enter the U.S.

To apply for a P visa, the individual or group must be sponsored by a renowned athletic or entertainment organization, including sports teams and talent agencies. Two of the following list of items must be included with the petition:

  • Verification that the applicant participates in a/an:
    • Major U.S. sports league
    • International event with national team
    • U.S. collegiate competition
  • Written document explaining the applicant’s accomplishments. This could come from an official of U.S. sports league, an expert in the sport or a member of the media
  • Verification of awards earned by applicant
  • Show that the entertainer or group is a headlining attraction for an event
  • Indicate that the entertainer or group has achieved commercial success.
  • Verify that the group has received significant awards and accolades in the specified sport.

Contact the P visa attorneys at FL-ILC today at 1-800-666-4996. Through our expertise, experience and diligence, we can help you obtain the correct visa for your stay in the U.S.


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Our knowledgeable, professional and compassionate attorneys have over 13 years of experience in all areas of U.S. immigration matters. We cater to both corporate clients and individuals with an emphasis on employment/investment and family adjustment related matters. We are here to help you with all your immigration needs because it is time for you to Live the American Dream!

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