OPT STEM Extension

F-1 students with STEM degrees in fields listed on the ICE STEM Designated Degree Program List may be eligible for the OPT STEM Extension.

Looking for Updates on OPT during the COVID-19 Crisis?

Any changes or updates related to OPT are regularly updated on our COVID FAQ page. Please be sure to check the page for information before contacting ISS.

Be sure to use the I-765 Form dated 8/25/2020. The OPT filing fee will remain $410.