Form I-765 is an important form which must be completed and filed by F-1 students who seek OPT or STEM OPT authorization. Failure to complete the form accurately may cause a delay or denial of your application for OPT or STEM OPT. All students should carefully read through the I-765 instructions provided by USCIS.
Please be mindful that the tips provided below are general guidance and based on frequently asked questions. The tips below do not cover all fields on the Form I-765. Any question not indicated on this page still needs to be completed, the I-765 instructions provided by USCIS explain how to complete each field.
USCIS General Form I-765 Instructions: