P-1 visas enable internationally recognized athletes and members of internationally recognized entertainment groups to come to the U.S. temporarily to take part in a competition or performance or be employed by a U.S.-based sports team. VisaLex will help you build the strongest possible petition and make the whole application process seamless for both you and your sponsoring organization.

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VisaLex offers professional U.S. visa services for renowned athletes and members of internationally recognized entertainment groups as well as the organizers of international competitions and shows. See how we simplify the P-1 visa application process from beginning to end and maximize the likelihood of approval.

Collecting proof of international recognition
Collecting proof of international recognition

We start by carefully analyzing your case and determining the best way to prove international recognition of you as an individual athlete or performer, or of the team or group you’re part of.

Filling out the forms
Filling out the forms

We’ll work together on filing out the USCIS forms. But don’t worry; thanks to our technology, the entire process will be seamless and straightforward for you.

Building a strong case
Building a strong case

We’ll carefully analyze your unique case and determine how we can make your petition as strong as possible with relevant evidence to enable the immigration officers give you a favorable decision.

Submitting the petition
Submitting the petition

Once we confirm that your application is complete and includes all the required supplemental documentation, we enable you print out your petition and help you submit it.

Tracking status changes
Tracking status changes

We stay tightly connected with you until the day you get your visa. We carefully track your applicant status and notify you immediately of any changes so you can be sure you never miss an appointment or other required action.

Solving the key problems

VisaLex helps reduce stress, save you time and money when dealing with P-1 visas. Leave confusion and guesswork behind and ensure compliance with official USCIS visa requirements.

Untangle complex requirements

Untangle complex requirements

Applying for a P-1 visa is a complicated, time-consuming, and stressful process. Uncertainty about how to get started, what’s needed to prove international recognition, how to avoid mistakes, and which documents need to be submitted can block your progress.

A full range of professional visa services

VisaLex has the wealth of experience required to streamline the entire visa application process, so you won’t have to struggle to cobble together multiple providers.

We provide the full range of services needed to satisy every USCIS requirement for your P-1A, P1B, P2, or P-3 visa: Experienced immigration attorneys from our affiliated law firm will check all your application materials, suggest improvements, and deal with any requests for evidence from the authorities.



Your P-1 visa application must provide specific evidence of the international recognition of you as an individual athlete or performer, or of the entertainment group, team, or competition you’re part of. Proving international recognition is critical for success; many petitions are denied by the U.S. immigration authorities for lack of convincing evidence.

Specific evidence of international recognition

Visalex helps you prove your international recognition with specific evidence to enable the immigration officers give you a favorable decision. We understand that each case in unique, so our international team of experienced U.S. immigration attorneys from our affiliated law firm will work with you and your sponsor to develop the strongest possible P-1 visa case.



Your P-1 visa petition must be filed by your sponsoring organization, but it needs to provide information about both the sponsor and you. Difficulties in collaborating effectively often lead to delays, jeopardize data privacy, and even result in visa denial due to incorrect or missing information in the final application.

Online platform for easy, secure collaboration

VisaLex solves this problem with a unique online platform that facilitates collaboration while maintaining data privacy. Role-based access enables multiple parties to work on the same visa form while ensuring each user can see only the information they are authorized to see. Users can work on their portions of the application at any time they want; parallel sessions are supported. All users can monitor the progress toward completing each section or the entire form.



P-1 visa applications require extensive supportive documentation: a written advisory opinion from a peer group, the contract between you and your sponsor, and more. All documents must be submitted in English, and they need to be both accurate and complete.

Certified translation and ease of management

The VisaLex platform provides a convenient documentation management system that clearly indicates which documents are strictly necessary & which are only recommended, as well as which documents are already attached to your petition and which still need to be provided.

As you upload a document, you can request translation from any language into English in one click; the service will be provided by a certified translator.

To take advantage of our P-1 visa expertise, please choose one of the options below:

Free consultation

Schedule a free consultation with VisaLex experts by phone, email, or chat, or meet us in person.

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Phone call

Call +1 (844) 847-2539 to have a quick chat with one of our immigration experts about your case.