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Missouri 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.


All slots have been filled for the 2019 cycle. The 2020 cycle will open on October 1, 2019.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Nov 27, 2018



The Missouri Conrad 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 Missouri, 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.


For the FY 2019 cycle, only applications from primary care physicians in one of the following areas will be accepted:

  • Family Practice
  • General Practice
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • General Psychiatry
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

Missouri's J-1 Visa Waiver rules, an application checklist, and additional guidance are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)
Attention: Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Primary care · Missouri

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