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North Dakota Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program

North Dakota Department of Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Stacy Kusler


The North Dakota 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 North Dakota, 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.

Geographic coverage
North Dakota
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 information, program guidelines, and forms are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Stacy Kusler
Center for Rural Health, Primary Care Office
University or North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
1301 N Columbia Road, Stop 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · North Dakota

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