HIO OPT Request Form

Access the Request Form Here

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:

  1. The HIO Date Verification Form.
  2. A copy of your I-94 record.
  3. For post-completion OPT only, proof of payment for the HIO maintanence fee
  4. 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.