OPT Request Form

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  • Application Checklist:
    • Form I-765; for question 27: (c)(3)(a) for Pre-Completion, (c)(3)(b) for Post-Completion. www.uscis.gov
    • Final Semester Form, if applying for Post-Completion OPT
    • Two passport-style photos. Write in pencil: name & admission number from I-94 on the back.
    • 2 photocopies of your passport, I-94 card, visa, all previous I-20s, and previous EAD card(s), if any
    • A check payable to "U.S. Department of Homeland Security.”
    • Obtain a new I-20 from OISS with OPT recommendation and new completion date.
    • G-1145 https://www.uscis.gov/g-1145
    • Mail the application materials to:
    Regular USPS Mail
    USCIS
    PO Box 660867
    Dallas, TX 75266
    or
    Express mail or courier deliveries
    USCIS
    Attn: NFB AOS
    2501 S. State Hwy. 121 Business Suite 400
    Lewisville, TX 75067



  • F-1 students are responsible for reporting their address, their employer’s name and address, any change in their legal name, and any period of unemployment while on OPT. Please AGREE to each statement below. The regulations governing these reporting requirements are:
  • Disclaimer: The Office of International Student Services is able to provide you with general guidance. However, any advice provided to you by our office, as well as the information in this packet, does not constitute legal advice. Additionally, due to the fluid nature of governmental interpretation, USCIS may change its interpretation of the above mentioned immigration policies, procedures, regulations, and eligibility requirements for benefits at any time. This office will do its best to provide you with the most current guidance, but please be mindful that each case is fact-specific, and it is advised that you contact an experienced immigration attorney if you have questions regarding your situation. All information and documents included with the I-765 application is the sole responsibility of the student.



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