French Visa & Passport Photos


  • Photos must be formatted to 3.5 X 4.5 cm in size
  • Head size must measure between 32mm and 36mm
  • The head should occupy between 70 – 80% of the photo
  • Your face should be in the middle of the passport/visa photo
  • French passport photo should be recent – within 6 months
  • Good likeness of the subject, in colour and high quality printing
  • There should be natural skin tones and good contrast and brightness
  • No flash reflections on the skin or red eye
  • The facial expression should be neutral, with mouth closed
  • There must no hair in front of the eyes
  • You are advised to take off your glasses for your passport