South Africa: take visa photos on your own online

Some tour operators predict: right after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and re-opening of international borders the travel industry will skyrocket. Tourists and immigrants will be in a hurry to fulfill their delayed plans. That means, that if you plan to travel as well, you will need to apply for a foreign visa.

In the Internet era you can easily apply online for US, Canadian, New Zealand or Chinese visas and other documents. But no visa can be issued without a compliant photograph. And where can you take a passport or visa photo in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria, or Port Elizabeth, when all the photo studios are on the lockdown (just like everything else)? "Online" is the answer. The would be the best option after the quarantine as well: it's faster, cheaper and safer than to go anywhere out.

There were times when passport photos couldn't be made without a professional camera and photoshop. But this is a thing of the past. Now all you need is a smartphone, a homemate to take a photo of you (or tripod/selfie stick) and the internet to access

Taking passport photo by myself

Step 1: Take a photo

Step 2: make a professional passport photo out of a selfie

Go to the website, it knows each smallest requirement for any passport / visa photo for South Africa and worldwide. All you need is just to upload your picture and select the type and country of the document. The service will automatically adjust the background, contrast, size, format, head position, etc. You don't need to do anything manually! 24x7 support is here to help you if anything goes wrong. There is 100% guarantee: if your photo is not accepted you will get a full refund.

On the website you can get photos for all types of documents, including:

Step 3: download your passport photo

For a fee of 75 rands you will be able to download your photo in 2 versions:

We highly recommend you to submit your application online, as it's possible in most cases. #Stayathome and stay safe!

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