Checklist for OPT

Checklist for Optional Practical Training

If sending through Post Office use this address:


P.O. Box 660867
Dallas, TX 75266

If sending through Private Courier use this address:


Attn: AOS
2501 S. State Hwy 121 Business, Suite 400
Lewisville, TX 75067

_____ Complete Form I-765 (

_____ I-20 with the DSO’s recommendation*

_____ Photocopy of all previous I-20s held by the student

_____ Photocopies of passport pages (picture page, validity page, visa page)

_____ Two Passport-style photographs sealed in plastic bag

_____ Bank or money order payable to “Department of Homeland Security” for $380.00

_____ Photocopies of any previous EAD cards, if applicable

_____ Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance (if sending via courier)>

Pat Herrington, Advisor Pat Herrington
International Undergraduate Advisor   936.294.3892  F116 F
Justin Ball, Advisor Justin Ball
International Graduate Advisor   936.294.4607  F116 E

*If you would like to use SHSU for your address:

1908 Ave J, SHSU Box 2150
Huntsville TX 77341-2150

Office of International Programs
Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-4737

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