Kenya passport photo size
In this article, you will find all the info on the size of a Kenya passport photo you need to apply successfully.
Table of contents
- Size of Kenya passport photo in cm
- Kenya digital passport photo size
- Kenya visa photo size
- Kenya ID card photo
- Kenya passport photo measurements
- Get the Kenya passport size photo online
- How to correctly crop a photo to the Kenya passport picture size on your own?
Bonus: guidelines on how you can crop a photo yourself to the correct size at home.
Size of Kenya passport photo in cm
The required Kenya passport photo size in cm is 3.5x4.5 (that is, 35x45 mm). Image resolution must be 300 dpi. The picture must have a white background.
Here is an example of a 2x2.5 inch photo:
Kenya digital passport photo size
To register on the eCitizen website, you will need a 207x207 pixel photo. Only registered users can apply for a passport or a visa on this website.
Kenya visa photo size
For applying for a visa online, the required Kenya visa photo size is 500x500 pixels.
To apply for an Eastern Africa visa which allows you to visit Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda), you will need a 2x2 inch visa photo on a light background.
Kenya ID card photo
For a Kenyan ID card, you will need a 35x45 mm (3.5x4.5 cm) photo made on a white background.
Kenya passport photo measurements
Besides the size of the photo, when applying for a Kenya passport, please consider extra image parameters such as head height or eye position.
For a 35x45 mm photo, the head height should be about 74% of the image height. The distance between the top of the photo and the top of the hair should be about 8%.
Get the Kenya passport size photo online
The most comfortable way to instantly crop your image to the size of a Kenya passport photo is to use our specialized online tools.
Visafoto processes the photo to the correct size for a Kenya passport photo and also includes important parameters such as head and eye position. Moreover, it replaces the background with white and enhances the overall image quality.
First, take an original photo like this:
You will receive a digital photo of your Kenya passport for online application and a printable photo template:
Read this guide if you want to print your Kenya passport photo.
Use Visafoto to crop the image to fit the size of a Kenya passport photo and the size of a Kenya visa photo, or select an image from the list.
How to correctly crop a photo to the Kenya passport picture size on your own?
As mentioned above, you can instantly install the accurate size of a Kenya passport photo using Visafoto. But you can also cut the photo yourself in the digital photo editor if the simplest method doesn't work for you.
Here's an example of how to resize a Kenya passport photo in Photoshop:
- Firstly, open Photoshop and choose the solicited image using the Browse option;
- Click the Crop tool on the left toolbar;
- Place the crop selector so that the face is in the center of the image. The image should also incorporate the upper part of the body;
- Find the Ratio box at the top. Insert the required aspect ratio: 35 in width and 45 in height;
- Press Enter. Your Kenya passport photo has been successfully cropped!
To export your photo for printing, go to the image section above. Select Image Size and set the width and height to 3.5x4.5 cm. Set the resolution of 300 dpi.
Please note that you should take into account not only the size of a Kenya passport photo, but also other previously set parameters such as head height and position, and eye position.
Visafoto automatically creates a photo of the size of a Kenya passport. We confirm that the photos will be accepted.
If you have any problems, we recommend that you contact our 24/7 customer support team!