There is nothing more frustrating than having taken time off work to arrange your passport or visa application, only to find you have to go through the whole process again because your photos have been rejected
General Guidelines including some hidden rules for successful passport pictures
No matter what size of passport you need, or what colour background is required, the guide below is representative of common faults which are unacceptable as passport and visa photos for all countries. See our guide on unacceptable Baby Passport and Visa Photos.
The above photo guide is published here thanks to the courtesy of the Canadian Passport and Immigration authorities. They must be congratulated for having produced the most effective, simple and easy to understand document on unacceptable passport and visa photos throughout the world.