P-1 Visas are for:
- An individual or team of alien athletes recognized internationally, and
- Alien artists or entertainers who will perform with, or are an essential or integral part of an internationally recognized entertainment group or performance.
P-2 Visas are available to artists or entertainers who will be performing under a reciprocal exchange program, which is between a U.S.-based and foreign-based organization. P-2 applicants do not need to make any showing of outstanding or extraordinary ability or even that they have any particular level of experience.
P-3 Visas applies to artists or entertainers to perform, teach or coach individually or as part of a group, under a program that is culturally unique.
Essential support personnel may be included in these applications.