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Photo Requirements

  • Photo must be from the top of shoulders to the top of head with some space above the head and sides

  • Looking straight ahead, no profile pictures, face must take up to 80% of picture

  • Eyes open and visible

  • Straight face or smile

  • Appropriate lighting and clarity, so that no shadows on face, no glare on glasses or red eye

  • Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background

  • In accordance with the U.S. Department of State Passport standards; you may only wear a hat or head covering if you wear it daily for religious purposes. Your full face must be visible and your head covering cannot obscure your hairline or cast shadows on your face.

  • No props

    Revised 9/8/2015