Passport Photos and Submissions

What should I wear?

Taken in clothing normally worn on a daily basis.

  • You cannot wear a uniform, clothing that looks like a uniform, or camouflage attire. 
  • You cannot wear a hat or head covering.
  • If you wear a hat or head covering for religious purposes, submit a signed statement that verifies that the hat or head covering in your photo is part of traditional religious attire  worn continuously in public.
  • If you wear a hat or head covering for medical purposes, submit a signed doctor's statement verifying the hat or head covering in your photo is used daily for medical purposes.

Your full face must be visible

  • your hat or head covering cannot obscure your hairline or cast shadows on your face.
  • You cannot wear headphones or wireless hands-free devices.

You cannot wear glasses.

  • If you cannot remove your glasses for medical reasons, please include a signed note from your doctor with application.

Piercings, jewelry and tattoos

  • You can wear jewelry and keep on your facial piercings as long as they do not hide your face. 
  • Permanent tattoos are acceptable for passport purposes as well. 


obtained from U.S. Department of State

Do you do passport photos for other countries?

Yes, we are able to provide passport photos for any country requiring the sizes to be the following:


  • 2 X 2
  • 1.5 X 1.5
  • 35mm X 45mm
  • 50mm X 70mm


If the size you are looking for is not listed please contact us to verify we are able to provide the necessary requirements for your photo. 

How do you help with submissions?

We are able to help fill out the forms with you and mail them in for you. We are also able to come to you if you can not come in to our office for assistance. 


All minors and first time applicants need to apply in person at a designated "Acceptance Facility"