UK Passport offline 35x45 mm (3.5x4.5 cm) Photo Size and Requirements

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CountryUnited Kingdom
Document TypePassport
Passport picture sizeWidth: 35mm, Height: 45mm
Resolution (dpi)600
Image definition parametersHead height (up to the top of the hair): 32.8mm; Distance from top the of the photo to the top of the hair: 4.9mm
Background color       
Suitable for online submission?No
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United Kingdom passport photo requirements

Photo size: 45mm X 35mm

Your photo should be:

  • In colour

  • Printed on high-quality plain white photo paper

  • Clear and in focus

  • Without any tears or creases

  • Clean on both sides (no marks)

  • Taken recently within the last month

  • Not digitally changed

  • Exactly alike


On the photo you should be alone without other people or objects.

Your photo must include your full head and shoulders.

The image of your face  - from the top of your head to the bottom of your chin - must be between 29mm and 34mm high.


Make sure that you:

  • Look straight to the camera

  • Have a neutral face expression and be sure your mouth is closed

  • Do not cover your face

  • Have a contrast background (plain cream or light grey)

  • Do not cover your head (except of religious or medical reasons)

  • Your eyes are open.

  • Are visible and not covered by sunglasses, glasses frames, tinted glasses, or hair.

  • If you wear normal glasses that you do not have reflection or glare on them.

  • Don’t have the ‘red eye’ effect

  • Do not have shadows in the picture

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