OPT STEM Information

Optional Practical Training (OPT) can be extended beyond the normal 12 months to 29 months for STEM degree holding students. This applies to students who have obtained a degree in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields and are currently participating in a 12-month period of OPT.

Before applying for the OPT STEM Extension, please view this Power Point for further details

OPT STEM Extension

Last Updated: October 1, 2015