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Indiana 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.


As of February 11, 2019, all 30 slots have been filled. The next application cycle will open in September.

Indiana Primary Health Care Association
Feb 11, 2019

Natalie Morrison


The Indiana 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 Indiana, 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.


Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and sub-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 United States.

Application process

Additional guidance and application forms are available on the program website.

New guidelines have not yet been received for the 2019 fiscal year. Currently, the program is operating under 2016 guidelines. Applications will be accepted under the 2016 guidelines; however, changes to an application may be requested once the 2019 guidelines are released.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Natalie Morrison
Shortage Designations and National Health Service Corps Program Director
Indiana Primary Health Care Association
429 N. Pennsylvania Street, Ste. 333
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Applications will be reviewed as received but will not be processed until October 1, 2018 for primary care physicians and January 1, 2019 for specialist physicians.

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

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