Wayne State University

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Can I travel while my OPT application is on pending?

Though the law does not prohibit you from traveling out side the U.S. while your OPT application is on pending, we recommend that you should wait until your have received your Employment Authorization Document (EAD) card and have received a job offer letter. You also need to have your I-20 endorsed by an OISS advisor before traveling.