|Passport picture size||Width: 35 mm, Height: 45 mm|
|Digital photo for online submission||Yes|
|Digital photo size||Width: 1800 pixels , Height: 2400 pixels|
|Photo Paper type||matte|
A passport photo must be less than six months old, and certain requirements must be met.Your passport photo must be a portrait image and in colour. Your photo can be taken either by a professional service or by a friend. No selfies will be accepted.
Your photo must be:
The background and your face should be in strong contrast.
Expressions and positions
Framing the photo
Refer to Figure 1 (below) for help with correct framing of the subject. Use values for A, B, C and D to correctly position the head. Frame the photo so that:
Rotate the camera or mobile phone for a portrait photo.
Don't wear tinted or thick-framed glasses
If your prescription glasses are not tinted or thick-framed, you can wear them in your photo.Sunglasses are not allowed.
In the event that you wear glasses in your photo, ensure that:
Take off hats, hoods, headbands and head coverings
Do not use filters or digitally alter your image
Your appearance should not be digitally altered in any way. Do not use a filter or change the way you look using photo editing software.
The photographer should stand around 1.5m away from you and hold the camera at eye level because if the camera is too close to your face, your nose and forehead may appear larger and your ears less visible.
Find more information on requirements and photo taking tips here.