Premium Processing is Now Available for OPT Application

March 7, 2023
By U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

On March 6, 2023, USCIS announced the option of premium processing for F-1 student pre- or post-completion OPT, or for a STEM OPT extension in the following phases:

Beginning March 6, USCIS will accept Form I-907 requests for currently pending OPT or STEM OPT applications.

Beginning April 3, USCIS will accept Form I-907 requests when filed together with Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization.

Premium Processing details include:

See full USCIS announcement at: