|Passport picture size||Width: 3.5 cm, Height: 4.5 cm|
|Digital photo for online submission||Yes|
|Digital photo size||Width: 826 pixels , Height: 1062 pixels|
|Photo Paper type||matte|
Requirements in English:
V. Three color photographs passport size (4.5 x 3.5 cm.): Facing front, white background, head uncovered, without dark or prescription glasses or any other headwear that impedes the full identification of the individual and taken within the 30 day period before applying for a passport.
Note.- Pixelized or Photoshoped photos will not be accepted.
Requirements in Spanish:
V. Tres fotografías a color tamaño pasaporte (4.5 x 3.5 cm.): De frente, fondo blanco, cabeza descubierta, sin lentes o cualquier otra prenda que impida la plena identificación de la persona y tomada con una anterioridad no mayor a 30 días de la tramitación del pasaporte.
Nota.- No se aceptarán fotografías digitales, digitalizadas o con “retoque”.
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Make sure someone takes your passport photo for you. Selfies are not accepted. Make use of your tripod if you have one. By using a tripod, you will be able to keep the camera level and steady. Ideally, the person should be around 1 meter away from the camera.
Face a bright window or the door when taking a photo. In this way, shadows can be avoided on the face and in the background. It is essential that the face is evenly lit. Ensure that the face is free of shadows and glares.
Note: You do not need to worry about the background, since our online passport photo generator will automatically do it for you.
Uniforms should not be worn. Put on regular street clothes for your photo.
Eyeglasses should not be worn. You should remove any sunglasses, tinted glasses, or glasses that you wear if you are taking a passport photo.
Ensure that your face is fully visible. Make sure your hair doesn't cover your face or obscure your eyes. In the case of very long bangs covering your eyebrows, pin them back with bobby pins. Although it's better to show your ears as well, that won't stop your photo from being accepted.
Passport photos don't allow hats unless they're religious headgear such as a headscarf or yarmulke.
Face the camera straight on and look straight at it. Avoid tilting or rotating the head.
It is important that the shoulders are visible, and there should be enough space around the head to crop the picture.
Make sure the camera is at the same level as the head.
It's okay to smile in your passport photo, but the government prefers you to have a neutral facial expression.
Under the new international passport rules, it is usually not acceptable to smile or have your mouth open.