F-1 OPT Application Forms

Below please find the documents and forms needed to apply for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT).

OPT Application Checklist

A checklist of all documents needed to apply for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT)

OPT Date Verification Form

For F-1 students applying for OPT to complete as a required document for HIO

OPT I-765 Instructions

Line by line instructions to complete the Form I-765.

OPT Missing I-20 Letter Template

For students who are missing previous I-20s to included in their OPT applications.

OPT Passport Photo Requirements & Recommendations

Recommendations for the passport photos required in your OPT application to USCIS

Post-Completion OPT Credit Card Payment (Touchnet)

For students applying for Post-Completion OPT who would like to pay the $150 payment to Harvard University online via credit card.