See our main passport page for passport specifications for other nationalities. See the bottom of the page to order online . South African visa photos requirements are the same as the passport photos.
The days of being able to pop into into your local photo shop or a photo booth to have you South African Passport and Visa Photos taken are long gone. South African passport and Visa photos now need to meet tough new facial biometric criteria and newly introduced anti fraud security measures. Taking at top quality passport photo is now an art. Visit our passport studio in London for your South African passport photos. Professional, knowledgeable studio photographers will take you photos using professional Bowens photographic lighting and state of the art Noritsu printers
No appointment is needed and we will print your South African passport or visa photos within a few minutes. You can find us in Camden ,Central London. If possible bring along a current set of South African passport and visa instructions with you for your own peace of mind,as specifications change from time over time
We also produce passport and visa photos for all countries in the region including Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. See also our guide to Baby and Children's Passport Photos. You may also want to have a look at our Unacceptable Passport and Visa Photo page.
It's makes no difference where in the world you live. By buying online you can now take advantage of our quality South African passport and visa service.
If you cannot come to our London Passport Studios you can email us your photo and we will produce South African passport or visa photos to the required criteria and post them to you.
Our online service is available no matter where you live in the world and you can pay in any currency.
For a guide to taking you own passport photos and how to pay please have a look at our Online Passport and Visa Photo ordering page.
If you are concerned about your appearance and need to look your very best in your passport and visa photos then consider having a passport makeover in our studios
This will reduce the look of wrinkles, bags under the eyes and bad skin tone etc.