Always Obtain a Proper Visa

It is unlawful to hire any foreign individual who does not hold the proper work visa. The financial damage your orchestra may incur as a result of a cancelled or substituted performance will never outweigh the penalties for unlawfully hiring a foreign guest artist.

Artists From Abroad

Co-hosted by the League and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, ArtistsfromAbroad.org features complete and up-to-date guidance on the visa process and tax treatment for foreign guest artists. Download a free webinar that provides top tips from the site’s visa and tax authors and subscribe to the News Flash page to stay up to date on the most recent updates and tips.

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