Cap Gap I-20 Request Form

This web form is only for students who are eligible for the H-1B “cap gap” extension of post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). Please review Cap Gap Relief for OPT – H-1B Transitions before proceeding.

After submittting this web form, you will be taken to a confirmation page that you should print for your records. You will also receive an automatic email confirming that your request has been assigned to an International Student/Scholar Advisor. You do not need to reply to this message. Please wait for a follow-up email from the advisor, which will contain further instructions.

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Delivery Method
U.S. Mail Address
H-1B Petition

In order to be eligible for the Cap Gap extension, the H-1B petition must be filed together with an application for Change of Status.

Documents

Upload the following documents.

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  • Statement from employer that student is beneficiary of a properly filed H-1B petition. It must:
    1. Be on company letterhead
    2. Include student's name
    3. Be signed and dated by supervisor/manager or human resources officer
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf.
  • Copy of wait list letter from USCIS to employer
Files must be less than 2 MB.
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Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf.