Artists in the U.S. (P3 Visa) Inquiry Form

Artists and Entertainment Groups

Your group's achievements must be recognized internationally, and the group must be coming to the U.S. to perform services that require such recognition.


1.  You must provide evidence of a legal contract with a U.S. employer or agent, and prove that:

  • The proposed services in the U.S. require an internationally recognized entertainment group

  • Seventy-five per cent of your group members have had a sustained and substantial relationship with the group for at least one year and provide functions integral to the group's performance

  • Your group received significant international awards or prizes, or nominations for its outstanding achievements

2.  In addition to the above requirements, your group must offer proof of at least three of the following:

  • Your group has performed, or will be performing, as a starring or leading entertainment group in events with distinguished reputation

  • Your group has received international recognition and acclaim for outstanding achievements

  • Your group has performed and will be performing services as a leading or starring group for organizations or establishments with a distinguished reputation

  • Your group has had major commercial or critically acclaimed successes

  • Your group is highly recognized, for its achievements, by organizations, critics, government agencies, or other recognized experts 

  • Your group has commanded or will command a high salary or other substantial remuneration comparable to others similarly situated

If you feel that your group is a candidate for the P3 visa please complete the below form and submit it to CIPUSA for review: