24 Month STEM OPT Extension

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24-Month STEM Extension (available on May 10, 2016)

As of December 23, 2016 the filing fee increased to $410.00. The fee was previously $380.00. F-1 students applying for the 24 Month STEM OPT Extension will need to plan accordingly.

If you experience issues using links embedded in the form, please refer below:

FAQ's for STEM Extension 

Please review these FAQs prior to sending your STEM OPT application to the CIE office. These FAQs are to help students with common questions regarding the STEM OPT.