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Colorado J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Colorado Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Colorado, 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 and other specialty physicians are eligible to apply.

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.

An application fee of $1,000 is required at the time of submission.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application packet are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Primary Care Office, Building A
Attn: Stephen Holloway
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, Colorado 80246

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

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  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, view details

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