Did you know over 200k passport applications are denied annually due to non-compliant passport photos?

Our Application will guide you through all the requirements so every passport photo will be 100% passport and visa photo compliant.


U.S. Department of State Passport Photo Requirements

  • A recent color photo taken within the last six months
  • Printed in color, on photo quality paper.
  • 2”x2” in size (51mm x 51mm)
  • Head size must be between 1 inch and 1 ⅜ inches.
  • No smiles. You must have a neutral facial expression. Directly face the camera. No shadows on your face.
  • Normal clothing. No uniforms, except for religious clothing worn daily.
  • Background must be white or off-white in color.
  • You cannot wear a hat or head covering. Nothing can cover your hair or hairline unless you normally wear it daily for religious purposes.
  • No headphones, sunglasses, or similar items can be worn unless it is a hearing aid or medical device worn daily. Medical certification may be required as proof.
  • Prescription glasses are no longer acceptable (Nov 1, 2016).