Make European Union (EU) Passport Photos

123PassportPhoto is a passport photo generator that helps you to make EU passport photo online.

How 123PassportPhoto works

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EU Passport Photo Size Requirements

  1. The EU passport photo size is 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm.
  2. The face accounts for 70 percent to 80 percent of the passport photo.


You don't need to worry about the size requirements. Our crop tool will help you to get the correct size.


Take Passport Photo

First of all, you need to take a photo using a digital camera. Please follow the passport photo guidelines to take a photo that is suitable to make passport photos.


Lighting and Positioning

  1. Take photo in bright room. Use a white wall as background.
  2. Stand one meter away from the wall, otherwise there may be shadow on the wall.
  3. Use a tripod. Adjust the camera position to the eye level.
  4. When adjust the camera distance to leave enough space between the top of the head and top border of the photo.



Take passport photo


Refer to the general guidelines for more details.

Crop and Generate Passport Photos

After you have taken your photo, you can make your own passport photo in three steps with 123PassportPhoto online generator:

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Start Passport Photo Generator for other EU Countries

  1. Select a country. Different countries/regions have different requirements for passport photos. With the country selection, our system will get correct the passport photo size from our database and use the information in the following steps.

  2. Upload your photo. The file size should be smaller that 10MB and the photo size should be smaller than 4000 x 3000 pixels. The system processes only .jpg or .jpeg files. It may a few moments to finish the uploading process depending on the file size of the photo and the connection bandwidth.

  3. Crop photo. You can use the selection tool to choose the region of the photo according to the passport photo requirement. The ratio of width and height is preset based on the country selection. You can resize and move the region.


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  4. Download passport photos. With the three steps above, you will get a 4R sheet with multiple passport photos. Follow the instruction on the download page to save the 4R sheet in your computer.


Download Photos

Photos must be printed on plain white photo-quality paper. You can choose to print the photos with color printer, or print it online.

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