|Size||Width: 2in, Height: 2in|
|Required Size in Kilobytes||From: 0 to: 240|
|Image definition parameters||Head height (up to the top of the hair): 1.29in; Distance from the bottom of the photo to the eye line: 1.18in|
|Web links to official documents||https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/photos/photo-composition-template.html|
|Comments||Note: (*) Glasses are not allowed. (*) Do not use the Photo Tool on the US Department of State website, just directly upload the photo you got from us along with your application. The Photo Tool is incorrect. |
US passport photo requirements and US visa photo requirements are similar:
How many photos do you need for US passport application?
Your photo should conform to the following requirements:
Taken in your every-day clothing:
US visa application digital image requirements
The digital image should meet the following criteria:
The height of the photo and the width should be the same.
Minimum 600 x 600 pixels.
Maximum 1200 x 1200 pixels.
The image must be in color (24 bits per pixel) in RGB color space
Not more than 240 kB (kilobytes).
If you want to scan an existing photo:
Your photos must not be digitally improved and your appearance must not be changed in any way.
Do not worry about the photo size requirements. Visafoto.com automatically makes a correct photo for you.
This example is automatically generated by Visafoto.com according to the requirements.