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Connecticut J-1 Visa Waiver Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.


Applications open on October 1 of each year. Typically, all slots are filled on opening day. Potential applicants are encouraged to complete application materials early.

Connecticut State Department of Public Health
Oct 17, 2023


The Connecticut Conrad State 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 Connecticut, 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 which typically have difficulty attracting and retaining physicians.

For the 2023-2024 cycle, up to 3 waiver slots have been reserved for the following specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dermatology, and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.


Primary care and specialty trained 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.

Application process

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

Completed application packages should be emailed to and mailed to:

Conrad 30 Waiver
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Public Health Initiatives Branch
Primary Care Office
410 Capitol Ave., MS #11PCO
Hartford, Connecticut 06134-0308

Applications will be accepted October 1 - October 17, 2023. If fewer than 30 complete applications are received, a notice will be published on the program website extending the deadline until April 1, 2024, or until 30 complete applications are received, whichever occurs first.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Connecticut

Organizations (1)

  • Connecticut State Department of Public Health, view details

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