Jamaican Visa & Passport Photos


Below is an outline of Jamaican Passport Photo Requirements.

  • Applicants are required to submit two identical copies
  • The passport photos must be professionally produced
  • The photos must be taken not more than six months prior to the application
  • The passport photos should be taken in colour with a flat finish
  • Jamaican passport photos specify a plain background
  • There should be no reflection from eyeglasses or background shadows
  • Full frontal view of the head, neck, top of the shoulders with ears clearly visible
  • The passport applicant should wear no head covering while taking the photograph except where required for religious purposes
  • The size of the face should be 25mm to 35mm, from the chin to top of head
  • When the passport photo is cut to a size of about 35mm, there should be a margin of 3mm to 4mm between the head and the edge of the photograph.
  • Jamaican High Commission states that no machine photos are allowed
  • Both ears must be visible in Jamaican Passport Photos
  • Overall size is 45mm x 35mm for Jamaican passport photos