O-1 and P-1 Visas

Thinking about heading to the US to play a show? Doing some promo in the states? Anyone wanting to work in the US would need to apply for the appropriate visa category. There are 2 main categories for applicants in the Entertainment Industry, these are:   O-1 O1 visas are for individuals with ‘Extraordinary Ability’... Continue Reading →

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Update: Trump’s Travel Ban

The US Supreme Court today approved a request from Donald Trump's legal people to allow his on- off travel ban to take effect. This bans national of Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from coming to the US. These are added to the citizens of North Korea and Venezuelan government people who are already... Continue Reading →

It’s Nearly Christmas!

"It's the most wonderful time of the year!"...but also of course a very busy time! Just because it's Christmas time, we appreciate that the world does not simply pause. We can't all have unrestricted global travel like Santa Claus. That's why we will be on the end of the phone throughout the Christmas period, even... Continue Reading →

SXSW 2018

Can you believe it’s that time again? The first batch of acts for SXSW festival have been announced and there is much excitement in the air for the emerging artists who have made the cut. For the cynical among you, every silver lining has a cloud, and for some hopeful SXSW goers in 2017 this... Continue Reading →

HOW TO AVOID A VISA NIGHTMARE!

Of all the many tasks involved in touring, organising visas and work permits is probably the most scary of the lot, and a job that often gets pushed to the very bottom of the to do list. More often than not, visas are required for touring artistes and crew. The consequences of not getting it... Continue Reading →

PLAYING IN THE USA

Performing in the US has always been regarded as an important step in any artist’s career and the opportunity to play there should be grasped with both hands. However, with very few exceptions work visas have always been required and these are both complicated and expensive to obtain.

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