The type of visa provided to individual performers or part of a group entering to perform under the Reciprocal Exchange Program. This program sponsored by U.S. government.

The applicant should take into consideration:

  • A foreign national must be an artist entering the United States through a government recognized reciprocal exchange program. In addition, the foreign national must possess skills comparable to those of the United States artists and entertainers taking part in the program outside the United States.
  • Initial period of stay is limited to the completion of the event, competition or performance, not to exceed one year. Extensions of stay are limited to increments of up to a year.