HIO OPT Request Form
Students must submit the above electronic form to the HIO to request an I-20 with an OPT recommendation. The form will require that students upload the following documents:
- The HIO Date Verification Form.
- A copy of your I-94 record.
- For post-completion OPT only, proof of payment for the HIO maintanence fee.
- PhD, DrPH, and DDes Students: As part of the required documents, you will also need to upload a Doctoral Degree Confirmation Date form signed by your department or dissertation advisor confirming your defense and diploma award dates when you submit the HIO OPT electronic form request.