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Passport Photo Requirements

1. Photo must be taken within the last 6 months.

2. In color with full face, frontal view.

3. Unmounted and unretouched.

4. On thin paper with glossy finish.

5. Head coverings allowed only if required by a religious order of which you are a member.

6. Measurements:

  • Photo size is 2 inches by 2 inches

  • Head measures between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inch from top of head to bottom of chin

  • Eyes are between 1 1/8 inch and 1 3/8 inch from bottom of photo

  • For complete sizing details, see the U.S. Department of State's website

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