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Ohio J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Sponsor
Ohio Department of Health
Deadlines
Nov 9, 2018
Contact
Purpose

The Ohio 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 Ohio, 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.

Eligibility

Primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and sub-specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Ohio
Amount of funding

This is an incentive program that offers foreign physicians a visa waiver, allowing them to work in the U.S.

A non-refundable fee of $3,571 is required for each application.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application packet are available on the program website. Begin the process by submitting the Notice of Intent to Apply form to HealthPolicy@odh.ohio.gov as soon as possible.

Mail the original application package and fee to:

Ohio Department of Health
Attn: Revenue Unit
P.O. Box 15728
Columbus, OH 43215

Mail a copy of the application to:

Ohio Department of Health
Primary Care Office
Attn: J-1 Visa Waiver Program
246 N High Street, 7th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

All applications must be postmarked by November 9, 2018. A second application cycle may be added if less than 30 applications are received by the deadline.

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Ohio



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