|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|
|Suitable for online submission?||Yes|
|Web links to official documents||https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/photos/photo-composition-template.html|
|Comments||Note: (*) Glasses are not allowed. (*) Perfect for DS-160 form. (*) 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 correct photos, fixes background and head tilt.