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Kansas J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Nov 30, 2023

The Kansas 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 Kansas, 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 and specialty physicians are eligible.

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 guidelines, forms, and resources are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Attn: J-1 Visa Waiver Review Program
State Primary Care & Rural Health Office
KDHE Bureau of Community Health Systems
1000 SW Jackson St, Ste. 340
Topeka, KS 66612-1365

Applications are accepted in 2 phases. Those received between September 1 and November 30 will be given priority. Applications will continue to be accepted after November 30; however, they will only be considered if all 30 slots are not filled during the first phase.

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Emergency department and urgent care services · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Kansas

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  • Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, view details

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