OPT Application Guide: Finding the I-765 Application Online
USCIS now allows students to file their OPT application online! Per USCIS, submitting an application online is the same as preparing and shipping a physical application package.
This episode of Onboard's guide to filing your I-765 online outlines where you can find the I-765 application online and get started with your OPT application.
Note: Onboard Student Services is not affiliated with USCIS or any government agency. We are not a law firm, do not provide legal advice, and are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. We are a private company providing self-help services at your direction. Please adhere to USCIS standards for filing and completing all government processes.
If you've never been through this process before, take it from us - we've helped hundreds of students submit their OPT applications and it is now much faster, easier, and cheaper!
While this is certainly a huge benefit to international students, some parts of the form can still be tricky. Make sure to treat this form with the same level of detail and review as you would for the physical form to avoid any rejections, denials, or RFEs.