We have you covered! Not only do we take a good passport photo but one of high quality that will be approved by the HM passport office. We make sure the photo taken for your passport, driving licence or visa meet all the regulations.
We take the steps to ensure it meets the regulations of the specific country you’re applying for. Therefore you can leave with your photo knowing it will be accepted.
The UK passport size is printed 45mm (millimetres) high by 35mm (millimetres) wide of which you will receive 4 of them. We can save them onto a USB or email them to you.
For more information on requirements please see the government website.
We will help you to make sure photos for your passport, driving licence or visa meet all the regulations. Call in to see the team at 12A Kings Parade Cambridge CB2 1SJ today where we can take visa and passport photos for any country.
Typically the process takes 5 minutes and can be done while you wait.
Yes we can print to American and all other international countries.
Taking a picture for new born’s and young children passport photos is not a problem. We do ask if they can be awake so we can take the photo with their eyes open.
Photo retouching isn’t allowed in passport photos. Your not even allowed to remove blemishes or dark circles.
However you are able to wear makeup.
We suggest wearing the normal amount of makeup you usually would. But makeup does appear more subtle in images so you can get away with a heavier coat should you feel more comfortable.
If you cannot decide what to wear for your passport photo keep in mind the passport photo will only show your head and shoulders. It doesn’t matter what you wear below the waist, but the area around your neck will be visible in the photo.
Your photo could be rejected and your application put on hold if you submit a photo with glasses. Especially if your glasses have a glare on the lenses.
No hats, headbands, or scarves. If you wear religious headgear on a daily basis, you are allowed to wear it in your passport photo as long as your face is clearly visible. You’ll need to also submit a letter explaining your religious headgear.
The Passport Agency will reject photos that show you in uniform.
This is not a required rule you can still wear a t-shirt should you wish. But should you ever have to present your passport to a new employer you will be very glad it represents your professional image!
A tank top or a shirt with a wide v-neck can give the impression you look naked in your passport photo. So you want to wearing a top that will show in the final picture. This is not an official rule but will save you some embarrassing moments at the airport!
Consider wearing a colour other than black or white. Your photo will have a plain white background, so a coloured shirt will help ensure your photo doesn’t look washed out.