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Vermont J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Vermont J-1 Conrad 30 Visa Waiver Program offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Vermont, 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 certain sub-specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply.

Medical specialties by priority area are listed on the program website.

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

Links to additional guidance and an application checklist are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

J-1 visa waiver program
State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05401-0070

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Emergency department and urgent care services · J-1 Visa Waiver · Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Surgery · Vermont

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