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Changing employers while on OPT:

If a student wishes to change employer during their authorized OPT period they must submit the following:

  • New Offer Letter
  • Copy of EAD card
  • Brief, 3-4 sentence, statement written in the student’s own words, detailing how the employment is related to their major area of study.
  • Last date worked at previous employer.

Changing employers while on STEM OPT:

If a student wishes to change employer during their authorized STEM OPT period they must submit the following:

  • New offer letter
  • Form I-983 completed with new employer
  • Copy of "Final Evaluation On Student Progress” found on pg. 5 of the Form I-983 completed by the previous employer.
  • Last date worked previous employer.