Reminder: OPT I-20 Needed

Do not submit your OPT application to USCIS without first obtaining an OPT recommendation I-20 from the OIS.

What is Post-Completion OPT?

Post-Completion OPT, a type of Optional Practical Training (OPT), is work authorization issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that permits F-1 students to work in the US after graduating from a degree program.  On OPT, all work needs to be directly related to your major/s.

Please note that these resources are intended for general informational purposes only and are not legal advice.  It is your responsibility to review and follow all official instructions provided by USCIS.