This automatic extension is called a cap gap extension.
You may be eligible for the Cap Gap Extension if one of the following applies:
1. Your H-1B petition has been filed and receipted, and is therefore pending or has been approved by USCIS
2. Your H-1B petition has been filed by your employer but not receipted and your OPT expires before June 1
If you are eligible to apply for a Cap Gap Extension, you will need to first gather the following items:
1. H1B approval or receipt notice (form I-797)
2. Clear, legible copy of your most recent EAD
Next, you'll need to submit an application by clicking on the button below: