What Size Is a Standard Passport Photo?


The standard passport photo size picture is 45 millimetres by 35 millimetres and it should be printed on a normal photographic paper. This standard must be met in most countries for passport applicants to combat fraud.
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The standard passport photo size in the UK should be 45 millimetres high x 35 millimetres wide. The photo frame must include the applicant's face and may extend to the applicant's shoulders, as long as the face accounts for 70 percent to 80 percent of the passport photo.
Some countries have different requirements for the passport photo size. UK requires 'standard' size that is 3.5 cm by 4.5 cm photos.
The standard size of a passport photograph is 45mm by 35mm. The photo must include a full face, front view and open eyes, full head from top of hair to shoulders. The photo should be taken in a plain white or off-white background, avoid shadows on the face or background, have a natural expression. The passport photo should also not include sunglasses or hats and the contrast and lighting in the photo should be normal.
Passport photo must be exactly 2 inches by 2 inches. The head should be centred and facing forward on a white background. The measurement from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head should be between 1 inch and 1-3/8 inches.
The standard size of passport photos is 3.5 by 4.5 centimeters. This is the size used in most of the countries in the world including the United Kingdom, European Union countries, Australia, Kenya and others. However, the US passport photos have a size of 5 by 5 centimeters.
45mm by 35mm
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