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What is a J1 Waiver?
The J-1 visa is a non-immigrant exchange visitor visa and is often used by FMGs pursuing a medical residency or fellowship training in the United States. The J-1 visa allows holders to remain in the U.S., normally for up to seven years, until they complete their Graduate Medical Education.
Who qualifies for J1 Waiver ?
In order to be eligible, a trainee must be a foreign national with either a degree or professional certificate from a foreign post-secondary academic institution and at least one year’s work experience in his or her occupational field, or five years of work experience in the occupational field in which he or she is seeking training. They must be at least 20 years old.
Which federal organizations can recommend a J-1 visa waiver?
Any U.S. federal government agency may recommend a J-1 visa waiver, but physician waivers are most often handled by the following agencies:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),
Office of Global Affairs (OGA)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Which healthcare professions are eligible for J-1 visa waivers?
The J-1 Visa Waiver Program is only for physicians.
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