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An OPT administration fee of $150 is required before a student can apply for post-completion OPT or STEM OPT. Please note no fee is required for pre-completion.
This page is for F-1 International Students who have graduated from Washington University and have applied for OPT or STEM OPT.
In order to work in the U.S., you must be able to provide proof of your work eligibility.
Learn about the 24-month STEM OPT Extension for for F-1 international students with STEM degrees working on their 12-months post-completion OPT.
In order to apply for a Social Security Number (SSN), you generally must have a job or a job offer.
The types of employment for which F-1 students may be eligible depend on each student’s individual circumstances.
Complete this form if you have stopped working for an employer and have taken a new job.
Complete this form if you are working in your first 12 months of OPT.