Your two passport photos must be 2 inches-by-2 inches in size. From the bottom of the chin to the top of the head, including hair, the size must be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches. Your eye height should fall between 1 1/8 inches and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the photo.
A white or off-white background is required for passport photos. Lighting needs to look natural and not cause distracting shadows on your face or the photo background.
The photo must frame a front view of your full face. Eyes must be open, and your face should show a natural expression. Passport photos need to be less than six months old and show your current appearance.
Wear normal street attire in your passport photo. Do not wear a uniform unless it is religious attire that you wear daily. If you normally wear prescription glasses, a hearing device, a wig, or other articles of this kind, you should also wear them in the picture. Non-prescription glasses and hats are not allowed in passport photos.
Passport applications require two high-quality, identical color photos. Photos that are over-exposed, too dark or unfocused will not be accepted. Other unacceptable elements include shadows and incorrect facial positioning.