OPT Application Checklist: A Self-Review Guide

Ready to mail in your OPT application? Save yourself a trip to the Berkeley International Office and use the OPT Application Checklist to review your application materials at home.

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OPT Application Checklist: A Self-Review Guide

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Ready to mail in your OPT application? Save yourself a trip to the Berkeley International Office and use the OPT Application Checklist to review your application materials at home.
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  1. OPT Application Checklist

    Slide 1 - OPT Application Checklist

    • A review guide before you mail your application!
  2. Slide 2

    • Received your I-20
    • Submitted your OPT I-20 Request Form to BIO
    • Reviewed the OPT Tutorial
    • Completed all forms and copied required documents
    • Are you ready to submit your OPT application?
  3. Let’s do one last review.

    Slide 3 - Let’s do one last review.

  4. Slide 4

    • Oski Bear
    • 58961478523
    • Oski Bear
    • 58961478523
    • 2 U.S. Passport Photos
    • Professional photos, taken within the past 30 days
    • Name and I-94 number written lightly on the back of each photo
  5. Check or money order

    Slide 5 - Check or money order

    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
    • Three hundred eighty dollars 00/100
    • 380.00
    • mm/dd/yyyy
    • Your SEVIS ID Number
    • Your Signature Here
    • Your Name Here
    • Your Street Address Here
    • Your City, State, Zip Code, Here
    • Your telephone number Here
    • Money orders are acceptable
    • Do not submit a temporary personal check
  6. Form G-1145

    Slide 6 - Form G-1145

    • First name
    • youremail@berkeley.edu
    • (###) ###- ####
    • Last name
  7. Form I-765

    Slide 7 - Form I-765

  8. Form I-765

    Slide 8 - Form I-765

    • X
    • Form I-765
  9. Form I-765

    Slide 9 - Form I-765

    • First name
    • ℅ John Smith, 2299 Piedmont Ave. #8
    • Berkeley CA 94720
    • LAST NAME
  10. Form I-765

    Slide 10 - Form I-765

    • 123456789
    • 58961478523
    • Find your I-94 record: www.cbp.gov/i94
    • X
    • X
  11. Form I-765

    Slide 11 - Form I-765

    • California Service Center
    • 05/20/2010 - 05/19/2011
    • Granted
    • If you have previously received an EAD card:
    • Incude a photocopy of your previously issued EAD card
  12. 08/27/2013

    Slide 12 - 08/27/2013

    • SFR
    • F-1 Student
    • F-1 Student
    • C 3 B
    • Form I-765
  13. Your signature here

    Slide 13 - Your signature here

    • 123-456-7890
    • mm/dd/yyyy
    • Form I-765
  14. Photocopies

    Slide 14 - Photocopies

    • Copy of OPT I-20
    • Previously issued EAD card, if applicable
    • Copy of passport biography page
    • Copy of F-1 visa
    • Copies of all previous UC Berkeley I-20s
    • Your name Your signature mm/dd/yyyy
    • I-94 information
    • Your name Your signature mm/dd/yyyy
  15. Final Checklist

    Slide 15 - Final Checklist

    • 2 U.S. Passport Photos
    • Check or Money Order for $380
    • Form G-1145
    • Form I-765
    • Photocopy of OPT I-20
    • Photocopy of passport biographical page
    • Photocopy of F-1 visa stamp, if applicable.
    • Photocopies of all previous UC Berkeley I-20s
    • Photocopy of paper Form I-94 (both sides) or print out of electronic I-94 record.
    • Photocopy of previous EAD card, if applicable
    • USCIS must receive application within 30 days of OPT I-20 issuance.
  16. Mailing address

    Slide 16 - Mailing address

    • 15
    • Express Mail:
    • USCIS
    • Attn: AOS
    • 1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S
    • Suite 100
    • Phoenix, AZ 85034
    • USPS Mail:
    • USCIS
    • PO Box 21281
    • Phoenix, AZ 85036
    • for applicants who live in California*
  17. internationaloffice@berkeley.edu

    Slide 17 - internationaloffice@berkeley.edu

    • 2299 Piedmont Avenue
    • Open Hours:
    • Monday through Friday | 9am-12pm and 1-4pm
    • Tel: 510.642.2818
    • Contact us