Dutch Visa & Passport Photos


  • Glasses can be left on but we normally advise you to remove them
  • There must be no visible support of the subject (even babies)
  • Teeth cannot be shown and your expression must be neutral
  • Dutch Passport Photo must show the subject centred
  • Dutch Passport Photos needs to show normal skin colour
  • For Adults the length from chin to crown of head must be 26 mm to 30 mm
  • For children the length from chin to crown must be 19mm to 30mm
  • Shadows across the face or on the background are not allowed
  • Photos must be taken against a plain, uniform, LIGHT GRAY background
  • Hats and Scarves are allowed only for religious purposes
  • Only colour passport photographs are acceptable for Dutch Passports