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Montana J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Montana Primary Care Office
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Montana 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 Montana, 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.


Eligible applicants are primary care physicians that have completed at least a 3-year residency and hold or have applied for a license to practice in Montana. Preference is given to physicians who practice in:

  • Family 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

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

J-1 Coordinator, Primary Care Office
Montana Dept. of Public Health & Human Services
1625 11th Avenue, PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59620-4210

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Montana

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