J-1 Visas in Minnesota
If you want to obtain a J-1 Visa Waiver in Minnesota, 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 Minnesota now.
- Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.
Minnesota is committed to helping all Minnesotans obtain access to quality, affordable health care. Due to the difficulties some areas experience recruiting and retaining physicians, many communities turn to international medical graduates and J-1 Visa Waivers to fill their physician vacancies.
The Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care developed this guide to the J-1 Visa Waiver Review and Recommendation Process.
Minnesota J-1 Review and Recommendation Process
J-1 Visa Contact in Minnesota:
Office of Rural Health & Primary Care, Minnesota Department of Health