O-2 Visa & Status

  1. This status is only for a person accompanying and assisting an O-1 artist or athlete in the artistic or athletic performance for a specific event or events so long as: (1) S/he is an integral part of such actual performance.
  2. S/he has critical skills and experience with the O-1 that are not of a general nature and which cannot be performed by other individuals.
  3. For motion picture or TV productions, person has skills and experience which are not general, which are critical and which are based on a pre-existing long-standing working relationship.
  4. S/he has foreign residence which s/he has no intention of abandoning.