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Finland (Suomi) Passport (under 11) Photo Size Requirements

Passport picture size Width: 36 mm, Height: 47 mm
Resolution (DPI) 600
Background color White
Printable photo Yes
Digital photo for online submission Yes
Digital photo size Width: 500 pixels , Height: 653 pixels
Photo Paper type matte
Detailed requirements

Finland passport requirements was changed after 21 August 2006. In the new requirements, a digital passport photo will be stored in the chip of biometric passports to be used for automatic face recognition. The passport photo must be compliant to the requirements:

1. Photo can be in color of monochrome;

2. Photo size must be 47mm high and 36mm wide. The distance of top of head without hair and chin should be 32-36mm. Child under 11 years old can have smaller head size, but should be at least 25mm.

3. Photo background should be plain. For child passport photo, there should be other objects or people in the photo.

4. The subject in the photo should look straight to the camera.

5. No shadows on the face and background. No red eye. Photo must not be overexposed or underexposed.

6. Neutral expression with mouth closed and both eyes open. Forehead should be visible.

7. Photo must be sharp and in focus and the photo must be printed on high-quality photograph paper.

Why 123PassportPhoto?

  • Save money: You don't need to pay so much for your passport photo. With 123PassportPhoto service, you can make your own passport photos and print it yourself.
  • Save time: Just take a photo using digital camera, then upload and create passport photo with 3 steps. It takes less than 5 minutes to be ready for download.
  • White background enhancement: Our premium feature can help you to adjust the photo so that you can get a white background passport photo. Most countries prefer white background passport photos.
  • Ultra high resolution photo: 123PassportPhoto generates passport photos suitable for 600 dpi printing.
  • We support 50+ countries such as USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Brazil, China, Singapore, Russia, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Argentina and more.

General Passport Photo Requirements

  • Neutral facial expression: a. do not open mouth; b. open eyes.
  • No glasses; No Hat.
  • Don't cover eyebrows with hair.

Find more information on requirements and photo taking tips here.

How to Print Passport Photos Using Color Printer

  1. Download the 4R sheet with multiple photos.
  2. Check the requirements and use correct 4R photographic paper (matte, semi-matt or glossy paper).
  3. Print the 4R sheet with no margins. Make sure the 4R picture fit exactly on the 4R photo paper.
  4. Cut the 4R sheet along the gray lines and you will get multiple photos.

Steps to create passport photos

  1. Select country and ID photo type, and click Start.
  2. Upload photo. In order to correctly make passport photo, the picture size should be smaller than 10MB, and the dimensions should be smaller than 4000 x 3000 pixels. The system accepts only .JPG or .JPEG files. The Crop page opens when the photo is uploaded.
  3. Crop photo to the correct passport photo size dimension.
  4. If you need white background enhancement, select an enhancement.
  5. Click the Next button, you will get a printable passport picture which is suitable to be printed on 4R (4x6") photo paper.
  6. Save the 4R sheet and print it using a photo printer or print it at any photo center.

How to Take Baby Passport Photos

  1. Lay white or light color baby quilt or blanket in a bright room or other places with good lighting.
  2. Lay the baby on the quilt or blanket.
  3. Ensure baby is looking straight at the camera with eyes open, mouth closed and not smiling.

See more tips on taking baby passport photos here.

Passport Photo Size Requirements

Find passport photo requirements for more countries here.

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