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Passport/Visa Photos

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Making passport photos with Printpiont

We guaranty they will meet official requirements.


Photo Size

Countries

35mm x 45mm Ireland passport, Ireland visa
35mm x 45mm UK passport, UK Visa
35mm x 45mm ID documents, Driving license
40mm x 50mm Belarus, Estonia passport
50mm x 70mm Canada passport
51mm x 51mm USA passport/visa

We guaranty they will meet official requirements


General Passport Photo Requirements

  • be a close-up of your full head and upper shoulders
  • contain no other objects or people
  • be in clear contrast to the background
  • be facing forward and looking straight at the camera
  • have a neutral expression and your mouth closed
  • have your eyes open, visible and free from reflection or glare from glasses
  • not have hair in front of your eyes
  • not have a head covering (unless it’s for religious or medical reasons)
  • not have anything covering your face
  • not have any ‘red eye’
  • not have any shadows on your face or behind you

Tips for taking a good passport/visa photo

  • Ensure the background is well lit, white or off-white, and free of patterns, objects, textures, etc.
  • Face straight at the camera, not at an angle
  • Take the photo in a bright room, or outside
  • Blank facial expression, no smiling
  • passport photo how to
  • Wide angle photo, no extreme closeups
  • Minimize the distance between the person being photographed and the background to reduce shadows on the background
  • Stand a meter (yard) from the background
  • No flash reflections from glasses