Post-completion OPT . Types of OPT Authorization. Four categories of OPT authorization: Standard Pre-completion OPT Post-completion OPT OPT Extensions Cap-gap OPT extension STEM degree OPT extension. Post-Completion OPT. OPT that begins AFTER a student’s program end date
An application for OPT consists of four steps:
(student should be able to provide evidence from the employer to verify that he/she worked at least 20 hours per week during the period of employment)
Student must report to the DSO within 10 days:
*Form I–20 must be signed for re-entry by the DSO within the last 6 months.