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Idaho Conrad J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Idaho Conrad 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 Idaho, 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, psychiatrists, and specialists 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.

A $1,000 processing fee is required for each application.

Application process

Contact the Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care to obtain an application packet and instructions. Links to additional guidance are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Idaho Conrad J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
450 West State Street, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Idaho

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