Sports, Artists and Entertainment Visas

Dallas/Fort Worth Sports and Entertainment Visa Lawyers

The "P visa," including the P-1, P-2 and P-3 visas, allows internationally recognized athletes, artists and entertainers to perform services in the U.S., as well as to teach and coach. The P-4 visa allows P-1, P-2 and P-3 visa applicants' spouses and minor children to accompany them. For information on visas (O-1) and green cards (EB-1) for foreign nationals who have "extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics" please click here.

At the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, sports and entertainment visa firm of Chavez & Valko, we have represented internationally known athletes and celebrities.

Our attorney team has firsthand experience in handling sports and entertainment visa; firm lawyer Martin Valko's wife is a professional swimmer who competed in 5 Summer Olympic Games and is a two-time Olympic silver medalist and multi- World and European Champion. We have also represented other professional athletes and performers across a broad range of entertainment professions and professional sports. Among others, we assisted the following:

  • Athletes; our client list includes triathlon athletes, golfers, participants in the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), participants in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), former Davis Cup players, soccer players, international collegiate players, members of the Major League Soccer (MLS), professional swimmers, Olympians, hot rod and drag racers, World-class track and field athletes, member of the National Hockey League (NHL) and NASCAR participants.
  • Bands and musicians, including classical pianists, rap artist, rock and roll bands, metal bands,
  • Performers, including stage and screen celebrities
  • Artists, including painters, muralists and professional photographers

We also assist in obtaining status for individuals' and groups' support staff, including tour managers, support crew, and NASCAR mechanics.

If you are an athlete, artist, musician or other performer and have questions on how to enter the U.S. or leave the U.S. to perform abroad, Contact Chavez & Valko at 214-251-8011 (Dallas area), 817-332-1100 (Fort Worth area), or 1-888-562-0398 (nationwide).