24-Month STEM OPT Extension

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Final Rule to extend and expand F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) for certain Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) majors. The new STEM OPT Rule, went into effect on May 10, 2016.

To begin your STEM OPT application see:

For further U.S. Department of Homeland Security information see: