F-1 OPT Cap Gap Request Form

Please complete the below form to request an I-20 for the Cap-Gap extension. This extension is a regulatory provision which extends an eligible F-1 student's OPT employment authorization based on an appropriately filed “change of status” H-1B petition with an October 1 start date. For more information on eligibility, please review OPT Extension for H-1B Cap Gap.

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