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Illinois J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Sponsor
Illinois Center for Rural Health
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

217.782.1624
dph.crh@illinois.gov

Purpose

The Illinois 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 Illinois, 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.

Eligibility

All medical specialties are eligible.

Geographic coverage
Illinois
Amount of funding

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

A $3,000 processing fee should be submitted with the application.

Application process

A link to application instructions is available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Illinois Department of Public Health
Center for Rural Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761-0001

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J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Illinois



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