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New York – 347-839-1700

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Suite 500
New York, NY 10151

Pittsburgh – 412-291-4400

One PPG Place
Suite 1600
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Philadelphia – 215-880-4977

1515 Market Street
Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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The P-1 visa classification is used to bring certain athletes, entertainers, and artists into the United States along with their essential support personnel. Individual visa applicants in the entertainment industry are not eligible for P-1 visas; however, individual athletes are eligible for P-1 visas. The P-1 visa is issued only for a specific event in the entertainment industry. However, individual athletes may be issued P-1 visas for five years and athletic teams may be issued P-1 visas for a period of six months.

P-2 visas permit the admission into the United States of an artist or entertainer, either an individual or group, that is involved in a reciprocal exchange program between foreign organizations and organizations in the United States which provide for the temporary exchange of artists or entertainers.

P-3 visas permit the admission into the United States of an artist or entertainer, either an individual or group, to perform, teach, or coach in a program that is culturally unique.

Spouses and/or children under the age of 21 who wish to accompany or join the principal P visa holder to the United States for the duration of the principal P visa holder’s stay require derivative P-4 visas. Spouses and/or children who do not intend to reside in the United States with the principal P visa holder, but who wish to visit the United States for vacations, may be eligible to apply for visitor visas, or, if qualified due to their country of citizenship, travel visa free under the Visa Waiver Program.

Contact an Immigration Lawyer in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, New York

To speak to an immigration attorney about your immigration goals, including obtaining a work visa in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, or anywhere in the United States, we welcome you to contact an immigration lawyer online or call 412-291-4400 | 215-880-4977 | 347-839-1700 . Free consultations are available. We represent clients throughout the United States, including Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, Eastern Ohio, Allegheny County, and worldwide in Korea, Africa, India, and Pakistan.

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Pittsburgh Office
One PPG Place
Suite 1600
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Phone412-291-4400
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Philadelphia Office
1515 Market Street
Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone215-880-4977
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New York Office
745 Fifth Avenue
Suite 500
New York, NY 10151

Phone347-839-1700
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