Optional Practical Training Form: Report Change in Employment, Address or E-mail

  • Effective April 8, 2008, F-1 visa students can not have more than 90 days of unemployment during the standard 12-month OPT.
  • Effective May 10, 2016, F1 visa students granted a 24-month STEM OPT extension may not accrue an aggregate of more than 150 days of unemployment during the total of 36-month OPT period.  
  • During 12-month standard OPT, employment includes full-time, part-time, volunteer and unpaid work.
  • Effective March 23, 2018, F1 students can report changes in their personal and/or employer information through SEVP Portal directly.  Click HERE for further information on SEVP Portal.