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Maryland J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Maryland Department of Health
Dec 1, 2021

The Maryland 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 Maryland, 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 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 additional guidance and application materials are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Maryland Department of Health
Office of Workforce Development
201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Attention: Sade Diggs

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J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Maryland

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