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Arkansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Arkansas Department of Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



The Arkansas State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to work 3 years in an underserved area of Arkansas, waiving the foreign medical residency requirement and allowing them to remain in the United States. The program is intended to provide physician services in areas that typically have difficulty attracting and retaining physicians.


Primary care physicians and any specialty will be considered.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is an incentive program that offers foreign physicians a visa waiver, allowing them to work in the U.S.

Application process

Links to forms and instructions are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Arkansas Department of Health
Health Facility Services
J-1 Visa Waiver Program
5800 West 10th Street, Ste. 400
Little Rock, AR 72204

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J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Arkansas

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