J-1 Visas in Tennessee
If you want to obtain a J-1 Waiver in Tennessee, 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 Tennessee now.
- Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.
The Tennessee Department of Health is committed to assuring all Tennesseans have access to quality, affordable health care. The Tennessee Department of Health participates in the state and federal programs to facilitate the placement of foreign physicians as primary care physicians and physician specialists. Physicians who are placed must provide medical care to underserved Tennesseans.
J-1 Visa Contact in Tennessee:
Tennessee State Office of Rural Health