Australian Passports & Visa

Size & Requirements

  • Australian passport photos must be 45–50mm high and 35–40mm wide
  • The bottom of the chin to the crown must be between 32mm and 36mm
  • Natural skin tones with good brightness and contrast
  • Neutral expression and mouth closed is required
  • Have a plain, light coloured background (e.g. white, cream or pale blue)
  • Australian passport photos should show you looking directly at the camera
  • Your hair must not obscure your eyes or face
  • Photos should show both edges of your face clearly
  • Australian passport photographs cannot be digitally altered in any way
  • No scarves or hats