|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|
Your photo must meet these requirements whether it is digital or paper. It needs to be taken within the last 6 months.
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:
file type - .JPG or .JPEG
file size - between 250 KB to 10 M
aspect ratio - 4:3
pixels - no less than 1200 wide by 900 high or no greater than 6000 wide by 4500 high (show diagrams)
Rotate the camera or mobile phone for a portrait photo.
aspect ratio - 4:3
two identical photos
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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.
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