Mississippi Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Mississippi Office of Rural Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The Mississippi 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
Mississippi, 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 sub-specialty
trained physicians are eligible to apply.
Medical facilities located in counties within the service
area of the
Appalachian Regional Commission are not eligible to
recruit primary care J-1 physicians through this Program,
with the exception of psychiatrists and specialists.
Amount of funding
This is an incentive program that offers foreign
physicians a visa waiver, allowing them to work in the
A non-refundable fee of $1,500 is required
to process each application.
forms are available on the
Completed applications should be mailed/delivered to:
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Mississippi State Department of Health
Post Office Box 1700
Jackson, Mississippi 39215-1700
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Mississippi
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