J-1 Visas in Rhode Island
If you want to obtain a J-1 Waiver in Rhode Island, here’s what you need to do:
- Start your job search about 18 months prior to when you want to start working.
- Find a job at an eligible J-1 site in our state. You can search for J-1 eligible jobs on 3RNET. Start your J-1 job search in Rhode Island now.
- Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.
Rhode Island participates in the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program with a focus on increasing access to rural and urban community patients for primary care and specialists. Rhode Island accepts 30 applications per year for the J-1 Visa (Conrad 30 Waiver) Program. Applications are accepted beginning October 1 of each year. The Rhode Island J-1 Visa Waiver Program does not provide direct recruitment services for J-1 candidates.
Rhode Island is currently accepting applications for the 2023-2024 cycle.
Please contact Jill D’Errico or visit the State of Rhode Island Department of Health Physician Waiver Program web page.
J-1 Visa Contact in Rhode Island:
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health