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P-1 Visas for Professional Boxers

We Help Professional Athletes from Across the World

At Queen City Immigration Law, our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to helping professional athletes obtain their P-1 visa so they can compete in athletic events around the world. If you are a professional boxer who needs a P-1 visa, you should visit our law firm to speak to our legal professionals about what we can do for you. Let us assess the details of your case and build a strong legal strategy so you can successfully petition for a P-1 visa.

Does Boxing Qualify as a P-1 Sport?

If you want to petition for a P-1 visa to compete in a boxing match or training session, you will need to meet the following conditions:

  • Be employed by a promotion or training center
  • Have a written contract with a U.S. based boxing regulatory body
  • Have a written contract with an international regulatory body

What Boxing Organizations Are Eligible for P-1 Visas?

The following regulatory bodies for boxing are eligible for P-1 Visas:

  • The World Boxing Association: This is boxing’s oldest governing body. In fact, it was the only national governing boxing body until 1963. Boxers like Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, and Rocky Marciano fought some of their most iconic bouts under the WBA banner.
  • The World Boxing Council: The WBA was established in 1963 as the first international governing body for boxing.
  • The International Boxing Federation: Although it was first considered a fringe organization, the IBF is now one of the three most popular boxing associations in the world.
  • The World Boxing Organization: This regulatory body sanctions professional boxing matches around the world. It was first started in 1983.

Stop By Our Law Office Today

Our lawyers are here to handle your case and make sure your P-1 application is properly prepared and supported with detailed documentation that explains all of your qualifying attributes as a professional boxer. We have years of experience helping combat sports athletes and professionals all over the world secure the visas they need to compete in major athletic events. We are ready to use our extensive resources to assist in your case and make sure your rights are protected each step of the way.

Call (704) 741-9002 to schedule your consultation with our immigration lawyers.

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