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Wisconsin Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin, 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
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 resources are available on the program website.

Email completed applications to and mail one copy to:

Primary Care Program
1 W. Wilson Street, Room 218
Madison, WI 53713.

Applications may be submitted by September 1, 2023, but will not be reviewed until October 1, 2023.

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

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