The P-1 classification applies to you if you are coming to the U.S. temporarily to perform at a specific athletic competition as an athlete, individually or as part of a group or team, at an internationally recognized level of performance.P-1:
P-1A: athletes, as individuals or in a team who will participate in competition in the U.S. at a high level of performance.
P-1B: artists coming to the United States temporarily to perform as a member of an entertainment group that has been recognized internationally as outstanding in the discipline for a sustained and substantial period of time.
P-2: individuals coming temporarily to perform as an artist or entertainer, individually or as part of a group, who will perform under a reciprocal exchange program between an organization in the United States and an organization in another country. The artist must be entering the United States through a government recognized reciprocal exchange program. In addition, the artist must possess skills comparable to those of the United States artists and entertainers taking part in the program outside the United States.
P-3: artists must be coming to the United States either individually or as a group for the purpose of developing, interpreting, representing, coaching, or teaching a unique or traditional ethnic, folk, cultural, musical, theatrical, or artistic performance or presentation and must be coming to the United States to participate in a cultural event or events which will further the understanding or development of your art form. The program may be of a commercial or noncommercial nature
Recommended supporting documents including but not limited to:
Evidence of commercial success
Biography & Discography