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F-1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Processing time: 2-3 business days


Initial 12 Month Optional Practical Training (OPT)

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2019, CHANGE TO 12 MONTH OPT Academic Verification Form and F-1 OPT Address Information Form:

IPO will be using our OPT Application E form in lieu of the current Academic Verification Form. Any 12 Month OPT Application received on or after our go live date of January 7th will need to use this new E form.  The process will allow students to apply for their 12 Month OPT I-20 without physically visiting our office (no need to drop off documents in person).  Documents that need to be submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) along with your 12 Month OPT I-20 will remain the same. Please allow 7-10 business days for processing and we appreciate your patience while we work through our new process. F-1 OPT Address Information Form will also be replaced with a new E form called OPT Reporting. 


24 Month STEM Extension Optional Practical Training (STEM OPT)