International Visas

We oversee all foreign visa requirements involved with international touring, simplifying and organizing your visa/immigration obligations to ensure your touring travels are smooth. Please contact our International Visas Department to get started on any of our visa services.

Working as an entertainer in a foreign country requires advanced coordination with the foreign promoters in order to secure government approval of work permits and/or Consular processing prior to arrival at your designated country. We oversee all foreign visa requirements involved with international touring, simplifying and organizing your visa/immigration obligations to ensure your touring travels are smooth.

We work with Tour, Production and Artist Management representatives, as well as Foreign Promoters and Organizations, keeping communication clear and your travels hassle-free. Our team‚ commitment and availability ensures the smooth, efficient processing of visa applications from start to finish for both individuals and/or groups.

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Global Access’ premier, full-service visa coordination includes:

  • Organizing/strategizing schedules and related logistics for single/multiple Consulate processing
  • Providing valuable, experience-based insight and expertise for the varying Consular processing times and requirements
  • Establishing and maintaining direct promoter communication, as required, to secure expeditious and timely government approvals for visa issuance
  • Preparing and organizing all respective foreign Consulate applications for signature(s)
  • Liaising with foreign consulates worldwide, providing support, guidance and instruction for on-the-road and/or foreign-based personnel processing
  • Providing updates and visa/permit status to appropriate tour party personnel to ensure meeting established timelines

Global Access coordinates visa applications/entry clearances for more than 70 countries worldwide. Certain destination countries* do allow for entry processing upon arrival, based upon the nationality of the traveler and country of destination. Such Port of Entry (POE) processing modes can include: work permit approval documentation (only); visa issuance upon arrival; and/or entering as a tourist without a visa. Some countries that require advance entertainment work visas include*: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Peru, Russia and Venezuela.

* Country requirements are subject to change.

THE SCHENGEN VISA (EUROPE)

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The Schengen Visa is a single tourist visa that allows required nationalities to travel within 26 European Union (EU) countries without the need of a separate visa for each country visited, with a maximum stay of 90 days in the Schengen area within a 6-month period. All applicants must apply in person and at a jurisdictional consulate location with advanced documentation for issuance. Global Access will provide expert guidance for applicants as consulate requirements are detailed and vary by country.

The Schengen Visa permits travel within the following European countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.