Visa Waiver Programs
Foreign Physician Waiver Programs
The application cycle for 2015-16 Conrad 30 program is closed. The next application cycle will open October 3, 2016 and close November 1, 2016.
National Interest Waivers (NIW)
National Interest Waivers are available for physicians of exceptional ability that show it is of national interest he or she remain in the United States. Physicians must practice clinical medicine full time in a designated shortage area for a five year period.
HHS Exchange Visitor Program
This program allows physicians to obtain a waiver of the J-1 Visa two-year home residence requirement. Physicians must practice primary care clinical medicine full time in a designated health professional shortage area (HPSA score of 11 or greater) for a three year period.