The P3 visa is designated for teachers and coaches 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
Teachers and coaches who wish to qualify for the visa must show the following:
- A written consultation from an appropriate labor organization;
- Documentation from recognized experts attesting to the authenticity of the alien’s or group’s skills in performing, presenting, coaching or teaching the unique and traditional art forms;
- Documentation that all of the performances or presentations will be culturally unique events; and
- Documentation that the performance of the alien or group is culturally unique.
Spouses and children of the P3 visa holder may obtain a P4 visa to enter and remain in the US. The P4 visa holder may attend school but if he or she wishes to work, he or she must change his or her status to obtain a work visa.