U.S. Work Visas for Creativity, Innovation, and Culture.

A 100% free collection of primary source legal materials related to the O, P, and Q classification work visas for creative, innovative, and cultural professionals.

O-1A Visas

The O-1A classification is for individuals with extraordinary ability in science, education, business, or athletics as evidenced by sustained national or international acclaim.
266 Citations

O-1B Visas

The O-1B visa is for individuals with an extraordinary ability in the arts or extraordinary achievement in motion picture or television industry as evidenced by sustained national or international acclaim.
334 Citations

O-2 Visas

The O-2 nonimmigration classification is for individuals who will accompany an O-1 artist or athlete to assist in a specific event or performance.
208 Citations

P-1B Visas

The P-1B classification is for individuals 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.
299 Citations

P-3 Visas

The P-3 classification is for individuals coming temporarily to perform, teach or coach as artists or entertainers, individually or as part of a group, under a program that is culturally unique.
206 Citations

P-1S / P-3S Visas

The P-1S and P-3S support visa is for highly skilled, essential personnel who are an integral part of the performance of a P-1 or P-3 alien because they perform support services which cannot be readily performed by a United States worker and which are essential to the successful performance of services by the P-1 or P-3 alien.
174 Citations

Q Visas

An individual may be eligible for a Q-1 nonimmigrant visa if he or she is seeking to participate in an international cultural exchange program. The Q nonimmigrant exchange program is for the purpose of providing practical training and employment, and to share the history, culture, and traditions of your home country with the United States.
179 Citations