F-1 STEM OPT USCIS Application

When preparing the STEM OPT application, print the Application Checklist as a reference for assembling the required materials. 

STEM OPT Application Checklist

Please Note: USCIS new fee and form changes are on hold. Students should use the I-765 Form 8/25 edition and $410 fee until further notice.

Find I-765 form here

STEM OPT I-765 Visual Guide

ISSS has prepared a visual guide to help you navigate Form I-765 as an applicant for the STEM OPT Extension. Please note that this is meant as a general overview of the form and should not be taken as legal guidance.

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