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OPT Information

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a 12-month work authorization available to F-1 international students who have been full-time students for at least two consecutive semesters and plan to seek employment in the United States in their fields of study.

To learn more about how OPT works click the link below to review the OPT tutorial, after you complete the tutorial return to this page to apply.

OPT Tutorial

To start your OPT application click the button below

OPT Application

To report OPT employment click the button below

Report OPT Employment