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If you're filing a paper form for your passport application, it necessitates the submission of two identical hard copy photos.
For digital passport applications, you'll require digital photos.
Even if your physical appearance has remained unchanged, a new photo is mandatory each time you renew your passport.
Ensure that the photo has been captured within the last month to be acceptable.
If your photo submissions fail to comply with the stipulated rules, expect delays with your application.
If you are disabled, assistance is available for crafting your passport photos.
Two matching photos must be provided. The specifications dictate:
If you use a photo booth situated outside UK, verify that it can produce photos of 45mm (height) by 35mm (width).
The image of you, spanning from the top of your head to your chin, should measure anywhere between 29mm and 34mm in height.
Your photos must:
The images must:
In the image, you should:
You're advised not to wear glasses unless necessary. If needed, they mustn't be sunglasses or coloured glasses. The frames, glare, shadows, or reflection shouldn't shroud your eyes.
Infants and children should be the only subjects in the photo. Toys or pacifiers are not allowed for babies.
Children aged below six don't necessarily have to look directly into the camera or maintain a straightforward expression.
Infants under one don't need to have their eyes open. Their heads can be subtly supported using your hand. However, your hand should not be visible within the photo frame.
When posting your application, ensure your images are:
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