After completing my undergraduate degree in the U.S., instead of using OPT, I moved directly to a master’s program. When I complete this, can I use the OPT period from the bachelor’s plus the OPT period from the master’s program?


No. If OPT is not used following the completion of one program, that OPT period cannot be added to OPT available through the completion of a subsequent program. (15.Feb.2023)

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