Passport Photo Style Regulations:

To process your application, you are required to provide a recent passport-style photograph(s). Government Agencies have specific regulations regarding the passport photograph(s). Here are several options for passport photographs:


  • Photo must be recent- taken within the last six (6) months
  • Photo must be taken against a neutral background and printed on photo quality paper
  • Make sure the photo presents the full head from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin
  • Center the head with the frame
  • The person in the photo should have a neutral expression and be facing the camera
  • Minor/Child passport photo: Eyes must be opened, even for newborn
  • Paper Photo Head Size Template

    Photo Composition Template

  • *Photo must be recent- taken within the last six (6) months
  • *Photo must be 2 inches by 2 inches
  • *The height of the head (top of hair to bottom of chin) should measure 1 inch to 1 3/8 inches (25 mm - 35 mm)
  • *Make sure the eye height is between 1 1/8 inches to 1 3/8 inches (28 mm – 35 mm) from the bottom of the photo

Well Composed Photo Composition Examples
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