following is the list of regulations regarding passport-style photographs
Photographs must be
2x2 inches in size, taken within the past 6 months.
The image size from
the bottom of the chin to the top of the head should be between 1 inch
and 1 3/8 inches.
The photographs may
be in color or black and white.
They must be full
face, front view with a plain white or off-white background.
be taken in normal street attire, without a hat or headgear that
obscures the hair or hairline.
Uniforms should not
be worn in photographs.
glasses, a hearing device, wig or similar articles are normally and
consistently worn, they should be worn when the picture is taken.
Dark glasses or
nonprescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable unless
required for medical reasons. A medical certificate may be required to
support the wearing of such glasses in the photographs.
If you choose to
submit digitized photos, they must meet the same requirements of all
passport photographs. In addition, digitized photographs are always
produced on digital printers. Some printers will produce a photograph in
which the dots are seen. Visible dots distort the image by making it
look grainy. Acceptable photos have a continuous tone image that looks