USCIS Photograph Specifications

Please click here for the USCIS and US Embassy passport style Photograph Specifications.

7 Steps to Successful Photos:

  1. Frame subject with full face, front view, eyes open
  2. Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to bottom of chin; height of head should measure 1 inch to 1-3/8 inches (25 mm to 35 mm)
  3. Center head within frame (see Figure 2 below)
  4. Make sure eye height is between 1-1/8 inches to 1-3/8 inches (28 mm and 35 mm) from bottom of photo
  5. Photograph subject against a plain white or off-white background
  6. Position subject and lighting so that there are no distracting shadows on the face or background
  7. Encourage subject to have a natural expression.

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