52 Court St, 2nd floor,
Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA (view map);

(718) 875-1776 (call)
Email: photoreal52@gmail.com

 

Photo requirements

North America

United States of America:

  • US passport - two 2"x2" color photos, head size 25-35 mm, plain white or off-white background;
  • US visa (tourist visa and non-immigrant visa) - requirements are the same as for US passport;
  • "green card" lottery (DV lottery) - requirements are the same as for US passport, plus there should be no smile at all;
  • immigrant visa - requirements are the same as for US passport, plus no smile at all and ears should be fully visible;
  • citizenship - requirements are almost the same as for US passport (two 2"x2" color photos, head size 25-35 mm), also no smile at all and ears should be fully visible;
  • work permit - requirements are the same as for US passport - two 2"x2" color photos, head size 25-35 mm;
  • Court ID (photo for "secure pass" for the court) - one 2"x2"photo, head size 50-70% (25-35 mm), you can smile if you want;
  • gun permit - 1.5"x1.5", white background shoulders should be visible;
  • reduced fare MetroCard - 2"x1.5", white background;
  • driver's license

Canada:

  • Canadian passport - two 50x70 mm color photos (head size 31-36 mm), shoulders should be even, no smile, head should not be titled to any side, on one of the photos there should be stamp of the photo store and date when the picture was taken;
  • visa to Canada - two 35x45 mm color photos (head size 31-36 mm);
  • citizenship - same as for Canadian passport

Jamaica:

  • passport - photo size 35x45 mm, head size 25-35 mm;

 

South America

Brazil:

  • Brazilian visa - two 2"x2" color photos (requirements are the same as for US passport);

 

Europe

Schengen visa - 35x45 mm, head size 32-36 mm, white background, neutral expression;

Germany:

  • visa - two 35x45 mm color photos, head size 32-36 mm, grey background, glasses are allowed if there is no glare;

Greece

Italy

  • visa to Italy - 2 photos 35x45 mm, head size 32-36 mm, white background;

UK:

  • UK passport - two 35x45 mm color photos, head size 31-36 mm, cream or light grey background, neutral face expression;

Turkey

  • Turkish passport and visa - photo size 50x60 mm, head size 42-48 mm (70%-80%), white background, glasses are allowed if there is no glare;

Netherlands

  • passport - photo size 35x45 mm, head size 26-31 mm;

 

Asia

China

  • Chinese visa - two 33x48 mm photos, head height 28-33 mm, head width 15-22 mm, space above the head - 3-5 mm, white background, not a white clothes, neutral face expression, glasses are allowed if there is no glare, shadow or frames don't obscrue the eyes, hearing aid device is allowed, no shadow on face or background, no glasses with thick frames;
  • Chinese passport - same as for US passport (2"x2", head size 25-35 mm);

Vietnam:

  • visa - 40x60 mm or 2"x2", head size 36-40 mm;
  • passport - 40x60 mm only, head size 36-40 mm;

Hong Kong:

India:

  • visa to India - photo size 2"x2", head size 35-40 mm (70%-80%), white background, you can apply electronically by submitting a digital photo (JPG format, file size between 10 kB and 300 kB, width and height should be equal, plain light coloured or white backgound);

Japan:

Philippines:

  • passport and visa - one color 2"x2" photo, white background, neutral face expression, eyes open, only transparent glasses are allowed, no sleveless attire;

 

Africa

Cameroon

  • passport - four 40x40 mm photos, head size 31-36 mm (70-80%), plain white or light grey background, glasses are allowed (if not tinted), photo has to show face and top of the shoulders
  • visa - two 40x40 mm photos, head size 31-36 mm (70-80%), plain white or light grey background, glasses are allowed (if not tinted), photo has to show face and top of the shoulders

Kenya:

 

Australia & Oceania

Australia