Definition of a P visa
P visa is a non immigrant visa issued by the U.S government to provide temporary employment to the alien athletes, artists, and entertainers in the United States. The classifications of P visa are P-1, P-2, P-3 and P-4 granted by U.S to the entertainer’s spouse and children’s.
The Documents required for P visa are:
- Form I-129, petition for a nonimmigrant worker must be completely filled and submitted to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
- If Form I-129 is approved, the USCIS will mail the petitioner a Form I-797, Notice of Action.
- Form DS-160, nonimmigrant visa must be completely filled and submitted through online mode.
- A valid passport
- A photograph
- A copy of a contract made between the petitioner and the alien (written or oral explaining the thorough description of agreement including the terms of employment)
- A written advisory opinion from a labor organization.
- Duration of events or activities (stating start and end dates of the activities).
- An explanation of the nature of the events or activities in which the P visa holder will perform.
- If the duration of the event is more than 1 year then the P visa holder can apply for extension of visa by submitting Form I-129 accompanied by a statement explaining the reason for the extension. The employer or sponsor will send form I-797, Notice of Action requesting for an extension.
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