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What are the passport photo requirements?

  1. Number of photos: only 1 passport photo is required, even if you are applying for both passport book and passport card.

  2. Photo size: The photo must be 2 inches by 2 inches (51mm x 51mm).

  3. Photo quality: The photo must be clear, with a high resolution, and in color.

  4. Facial expression: The photo must show a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open and looking directly at the camera.

  5. Clothing: You should wear normal attire. Do not wear a Uniform. Do not wear a hat, glasses or head covering unless worn daily for a religious purpose. Your full face must be visible.

  6. Background: The background should be white or off-white, and without any shadows.

  7. Head size: Your head should be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches (between 25mm and 35mm) from the bottom of your chin to the top of your head.

  8. Printing: The photo should be printed on matte or glossy photo quality paper.

  9. Other requirements: The photo should not be older than 6 months. The photo can not be edited.

It's important to ensure that your passport photo meets all of the above requirements to avoid delays or rejection of your passport application.

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