Take two (2) copies of your passport-sized photographs.


To process your application, you are required to provide a recent passport-style photograph(s). Here are several options for passport photographs:

  • Your photo must be recent, within the last 6 months. You cannot use the same photo as the one in your current passport.
  • No eyeglasses, hats or jewelry can be worn.
  • Center the head with the frame, making sure the photo shows the full head, from top of hair to bottom of chin.
  • Have a neutral expression and be facing the camera.
  • For children or minors the eyes must be opened, even for newborn.
  • Printed on matte or glossy photo quality paper
  • If you normally wear prescription glasses, a hearing device, wig, or similar articles, they should be worn for your picture.
  • Dark glasses or nonprescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable unless you need them for medical reasons. A medical certificate may be required.
  • Taken with a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open
  • No hats or head coverings, unless you wear it daily for religious purposes, your full face must be visible
  • No headphones or wireless hands free devices
  • No scans of photos already printed

Print Size Requirements

  • Photos must be sized to 2 x 2 inches (51 mm).
  • The height of the head (top of hair to bottom of chin) should measure 1 inch to 1 3/8 inches (25 mm – 35 mm).
  • Make sure the eye height is between 1 1/8 inches to 1 3/8 inches (28 mm – 35 mm) from the bottom of the photo.

Taking Digital Photos Yourself

  • You can use a mobile phone or digital camera and send it to us for printing. When sending digital photos, we recommend you submit the original image and not a compressed file. We will professionally resize, crop and print your photos.

File Format Requirements

  • The format may be either ‘jpg’, ‘jpeg’, ‘gif’; or ‘png’. Most images of at least 1 MB will work but do not submit files larger than 15 MB in size.



If you are traveling in less than 2 weeks call us at 1-212-967-0042 to reserve your submission slot. before booking