F-1 STEM OPT Application Forms

Below please find the documents and forms needed to apply for F-1 STEM OPT.

STEM OPT Extension Request Form

For F-1 STEM eligible students to request STEM OPT application for HIO recommendation

STEM OPT Based on a Prior Degree Application Form

Use this form in conjunction with the STEM OPT Extension Request Form if you are requesting a STEM recommendation based on a previously earned STEM degree.

STEM OPT I-765 Instructions

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

STEM OPT Credit Card Payment (Touchnet)

For students applying for STEM OPT who would like to pay the $300 payment to Harvard University online via credit card.