The photograph should show your full frontal face with clear facial features.
The photograph should have a plain white background.
The size of the photograph must be 40mm (width) X 50mm (height). The size from
chin to crown for the person in the photograph should be 32mm to 36mm. There
should be sufficient headroom.
When you take the photo, please do not wear head dress, and avoid heavy make-up
and overly dark or overly light-coloured clothing.
The photograph will not be accepted if the applicant in the photograph is:
Wearing a frame across eyes
With hair across eyes or eyebrows
Seen with flash reflection on face/glasses
Your photograph will be personalised on the data page of your passport or Doc/I
by laser engraving. The quality of the image that appears on your passport or
Doc/I will depend on the quality and colour of the original photograph you
Please do not fold, staple, or write on the back of the photograph, or attach
the photograph to the application form by paper clip. Otherwise, the photograph
will become unsuitable for passport or Doc/I personalisation.
An application with a substandard photograph will not be processed and will be
returned to the applicant.
Acceptable File Format of Digital Photograph for Online Application (For
passport application only)
Image type: JPEG
File size: 600Kbytes or below
Captured by scanner (600dpi) - Photograph size: 40 mm(W) x 50 mm(H)
Captured by digital camera - Image size: 1200 px(W) x 1600 px(H)