USA India Passport/Visa Photos

Set of 4 photos £10 plus digital file £10

(additional sets £3 per set)

Below is an outline of Passport/Visa Requirements.

You may now need to supply printed photos (as normal) Also a Digital photo for your US Visa Application. See the specifications, size and dimensions detailed below.

Technological advances in machine readable passports and biometric data storage have changed the way US passport and visa photos may be taken and the way that the US Department of State processes US passport and US visa photos.


USAUK Passport Photo :: UK Visa Photos

The head size (measured from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin) should measure between 1 inch to 1 3/8 inches (25 mm to 35 mm) with the eye level between 1 1/8 inch to 1 3/8 inches (28 mm and 35 mm) from the bottom of the photo.

India UK Passport Photo :: UK Visa Photos

  • The US passport photograph must be a full view of the face
  • You must face directly into the camera for passport photos
  • Passport/Visa photos must be 2 by 2 inches (roughly 50 mm square)
  • Your must be head centred in the US passport photo
  • You should not look down or to either side of your photo
  • Your face should cover about 50 percent of the photo area.
  • Side and angled views of your face are not acceptable for passport photos
  • Passport/Visa photographs should be in color
  • The passport photo must be taken against a white or off-white background.
  • Photos with dark or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted.
  • It is preferable that your ears are exposed. in US Passport Photos
  • Head coverings allowed only for religious reasons in your passport photos
  • Photos of military, airline, or other personnel wearing hats are not acceptable
  • Photographs of applicants wearing tribal or national costume is not acceptable
  • Sunglasses or other wear which detracts from the face are not acceptable
  • Veils and face masks which inhibit identification cannot be worn in US passport/visa photos

US Visa Photo - Specifications and size of the Digital Photo

  • Between 600 x 600 px and 1000 x 1000px for Visa digital copies
  • 24 bit colour using sRGB colour profile required
  • US Visa digital photos must be in Jpeg format
  • The file size for the digital copies must be no greater than 240kb USA or 300KB India
  • Compression of no more than 20:1 can be used