Indian passport photo
Where to get a passport or visa photo in India, what are the basic Indian passport photo requirements, and how save your money and time on your application? Visafoto has collected all the necessary info for you.
You normally need 2 printed photos when applying for an Indian passport or OCI card and a digital photo if you apply for an Indian e-visa online.
Table of contents
- Indian passport photo requirements
- Requirements for an Indian visa digital photo
- Get an Indian passport photo online
- Printing out of an Indian passport photo
Indian passport photo requirements
That’s the basic list. Find a full list of requirements in this article.
- The image size for the Indian passport photo is 2x2 inches, with the height of the head of about 1.29 inches. The distance from the bottom of the photo to the eye line should be 1.18 inches.
- But if you apply for a diplomatic passport or you are required to bring a photo to Seva Camp or you apply for a passport of a baby or toddler, the photo size is 35x45 mm.
- The background colour should be white, with no shadows and any objects;
- The photo must be in colour only;
- File size for an online application must be under 200 KB and with a resolution of 300 DPI.
Requirements for an Indian visa digital photo
Pay attention that the requirements for a digital photo for an Indian visa are the same as the ones for the passport. So you need 2x2 inch photos.
- The file type must be jpeg.
- The size of the image should be between 10 and 300 KB.
- The height and width of your photo must be the same. The minimum dimensions are 350 pixels wide by 350 pixels high.
- Maximum dimensions are 1000 pixels wide and 1000 pixels high.
Get an Indian passport photo online
That’s the fastest and easiest way to get a passport photo, as it literally takes a few seconds only.
Visafoto automatically adjusts the precise size of the photo, background, and so on. Hence, your photo will be approved by 100%. You quickly get professional-quality passport photos both for printing and online submissions.
Take a selfie for Indian passport photos online, or ask someone to help you take the picture if you are using your cell phone camera. Your face must be fully visible. Look right into the camera. The eyes should be open. Wear casual clothes.
Then upload the photo to the online Indian passport photo maker. You will obtain a digital passport photo with a resolution of 600 pixels. Additionally, you will get a similar 4x6 inches printable image with 4 passport photos (2x2 inches each).
Printing out of an Indian passport photo
Visafoto gives the customers a file with 4 individual photos available for printing. To get your image printed just look for the nearest photo service.
Many stores across the country offer photography services. But if you bring a USB flash drive with an image file, they charge you as if you are taking Indian passport photos with them.
But there is a life hack: order your prints online. Use Ytori which is India's most popular digital photo printing website. Get your photos with high-quality prints and paper at affordable prices doing the following steps:
- Open Ytori online print service page and choose prints of 4x6 inches;
- Upload your image file from Visafoto.com with 4 individual photos;
- Pay only 20.00 ₨ and receive your order at your doorstep anywhere in India.
- Learn more about passport photos in India:
India passport photo and visa photo requirements
- For an OCI passport, you will need a 2x2 inch (51x51 mm, 5.1x5.1 cm or 600x600 pixel) photo with on a white background with head height about 1.3 inch:
Get OCI passport photo 2x2 inches (600x600 pixels)
- For a Seva passport, you will need a 35x45 mm (3.5x4.5 cm) photo with on a light grey background with head height about 34 mm:
Get passport Seva photo 35x45mm (3.5x4.5 cm)
- For a PIO, a Birth Certificate and a PCC, you will need a 35x35 mm (3.5x3.5 cm) photo with on a light grey background with head height about 26 mm:
Get 35x35 mm photo (3.5x3.5 cm), needed for PIO, Birth Certificate, PCC, etc
- For an India passport, you will need a 35x35 mm (3.5x3.5 cm) photo with on a light grey background with head height about 26 mm:
Get 35x35 mm passport photo for Indian embassies overseas
- For an online form for a PAN card, you will need a 213x213 pixels photo with on a white background:
Get PAN card photo 213 by 213 pixels
- For a PAN card, you will need a 25x35 mm, (2.5x3.5 cm) photo with on a light grey background with head height about 25 mm:
Get PAN card photo 2.5x3.5 cm
- For a visa, you will need a 2x2 inch (51x51 mm, 5.1x5.1 cm or 600x600 pixel) photo with on a light grey background with head height about 1.3 inch:
Get India visa photo for online application 600x600 px (51x51 mm, 2x2 inches), up to 290 KB
- For a VFS global visa, you will need a 190x190 pixel photo with on a light grey background:
Get India visa photo if you apply via VFS Global [190x190 pixels]
- To register as a foreigner, you will need a 35x35 mm (3.5x3.5 cm) photo with on a light grey background with head height about 24 mm:
Get FFRO photo 35x35 mm with 50 KB limit (Foreigner registration)
- Apply for an Indian passport online:
Official India passport online application
- Apply for an Indian Passport Seva:
Passport Seva official website
- Apply for an OCI passport online:
OCI registration (Overseas citizen of India)
- Apply online for an India visa:
Official Indian visa online application
- Apply online for a PAN card:
PAN card online application
- Apply for a FFRO:
FFRO Official website
- India visa photo detailed information