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South Carolina J-1 Visa Waiver Program

South Carolina Primary Care Office
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Mark Jordan


The South Carolina 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 South Carolina, 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.


All physician specialties are eligible.

Geographic coverage
South Carolina
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 guidance and application instructions are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Mark Jordan, Director
DHEC Office of Primary Care
1751 Calhoun Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

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