US Passport Photos

Printed Passport Photos

Below is an outline of US Passport Photo Requirements.

  • The head size between 25 mm to 35 mm
  • Eye level between (28 mm and 35 mm from the bottom of the photo.
  • The US passport photograph must be a full view of the face
  • You must face directly into the camera for Us Passport Photos
  • US passport photos must be 2 by 2 inches (roughly 50 mm square)
  • Your face should cover about 50 percent of the photo area.
  • Side and angled views of your face are not acceptable for US Passport photos
  • The photo must be taken against a white or off-white background
  • It is preferable that your ears are exposed in US Passport Photos
  • Head coverings and hats are acceptable only for religious reasons
  • 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