Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in passport photos.

Your Photograph Must Be:

  • In color
  • 2 x 2 inches (or 5 x 5 cm) in size
  • Printed on thin, photo-quality paper
  • Taken within the past 6 months, showing current appearance
  • Full face, front view with a plain white or off-white background
  • Between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head

Taken in normal street attire:

  • Uniforms should not be worn in photographs except religious attire that is worn daily
  • Do not wear a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hairline
  • If you normally wear a hearing device, wig or similar articles, they should be worn for your picture