Frequently Asked Questions

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We have common questions and answers for all passport photo questions.

How much is a passport photo?

Passport photo prices will depend on the service you choose. Prices may range from free (do-it yourself) to $12.99 for printing plus shipping fees. It all depends on the company, service, app, or option you choose. Our goal is to help you make an informed decision for the best passport photo option for you.

Where do I get the best photo?

The best passport photo will depend on your criteria. Passport photo services will vary based on your location, price range, and time frame needed for the passport photo.

What is the correct size for a passport photo?

The passport photo must be 2 inches by 2 inches squared. The face will need to be centered and within a certain size limit. Please review our requirements page for more details.

Where can I get a baby passport photo?

Many passport photo services will also provide passport photos for babies, toddlers, and adults. You may want to call ahead first to check. Additionally, you have the option to take your own passport photo. That may be a more convenient method for parents and guardians of little ones.

Can I wear a hat in my passport photo?

No. Hats are not permitted for passport photos. Only articles of clothing for religious reasons are permitted for your passport photo. Any medical equipment worn in the photo should be accompanied by a medical note.

Can I wear something on my head for religious purposes?

Yes. Religious coverings are permitted if they do not cover the face and do not obscure the hairline or cast shadows on the face.

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