409-035-0000 - Purpose of the Physician Visa Waiver Program

409-035-0000. Purpose of the Physician Visa Waiver Program

The purpose of the Physician Visa Waiver program is to make recommendations to the United States Department of State for waivers of the foreign country residency requirement on behalf of physicians holding visas who seek employment in federally designated areas having a shortage of physicians. These rules set forth the requirements for Oregon to make requests for waiver of the foreign country residency requirement as authorized under 8 U.S.C. secs. 1182(e) and 1184(l).

(PH 14-2003(Temp), f. 9-25-03 cert. ef. 10-1-03 thru 3-29-04; PH 11-2004, f. 3-25-04, cert. ef. 3-29-04; Renumbered from 333-005-0000 by OHP 7-2010, f. 12-29-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11)

Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.248

Stats. Implemented: ORS 413.248

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