H1B3 fashion model visa applicants must be a fashion model of distinguished merit and ability in their field. Distinguished merit and ability means the applicant has attained obtained “prominence” or a high level of achievement in the field of fashion modeling as evidenced by a degree of skill and recognition substantially above that ordinarily encountered. Prominent means renowned, leading or well-known in the field of fashion modeling. Applicants must also be coming to the US to perform services which require a fashion model of prominence. Applicants must first have a confirmed job offer from a US employer or agent willing to sponsor their visa.