Cameroon Passport Photo

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Artificial Intelligence will check your photo, crop it to the right size and remove the background.

Expert verification

Expert verification

Our Photo Expert will make additional verification to check if your photo meets the official requirements.

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You can download a digital version and order a printout which we will send within 2-4 days. Delivery is free!


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How to take a photo?

Taking a photo for your ID has never been so easy.

Follow these simple instruction to take the perfect ID photo.


Body-camera distance

The distance between the face and the camera should be about 40 cm. Ideally the photo should be taken by the other person.


Posture: Straight ahead

Place your face in front of the lens. Hold the camera at eye level and keep neutral face expression.



Stand facing the light source, for example an exposed window. The background will be cut out, don't worry about it.

Requirements for Cameroon Passport Photo

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Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
600 dpi
Is it suitable for online submission?
Image definition parameters
Head height: 34.5 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 3 mm
Is it printable?
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More about Cameroon Passport Photo - Requirements

Cameroon passport photo

If you want to get or renew your Cameroon passport you will need to submit four biometrics photos. Following our instructions, this could be a very simple process: we provide you with a passport photo generator that will allow you to take these photos at home so you can save some of your valuable time and money. 

In addition, you will have to hand in all the required documentation in order to complete the procedure. We have prepared a guide with all the needed information about the documents, including all requierements regarding your passport photo just so that you can complete this application in the easiest possible way. 

Cameroon passport photo requirements

Just like any photo for a specific document, the Cameroon passport photo needs to follow a list of instructions. You can take a photo with your smartphone at home using our passport photo generator if you don’t want to risk rejection of it (and also get the perfect photo saving money and time).

Size and format for Cameroon passport photos

As we said, you will need to submit not one, but four photos in order to get your Cameroon passport. The size of each photo must be 45 mm in height and 35 mm in width (35 x 45 mm, which corresponds to 1.38 x 1.77 inch). 

About the resolution, its minimum must be of at least 600 dpi (pixels). The photo must be submitted in natural colours, so they must not be digitally altered in any way. You may also want to check the lighting of the photo is adequate, meaning that it will look natural and won’t cause any shadows in your face.

Background in Cameroon passport photo

The Cameroon passport photo needs to have a white background. If you decide to take it at home with our services and can’t find any white wall, you should not worry about it, since this useful tool will remove your background photo (no matter what it is) automatically and will replace it for a white one. 

Appearance for Cameroon passport photo

Your photo for the Cameroon passport should not have been taken more than 6 months ago, just to make sure that your physical appearance in the photo is as similar as possible as your current look. 

Physical position for Cameroon passport photo

As for the position of your head, the selfies type of photo will be rejected by the Cameroon High Commission, meaning that you can’t take the photo yourself. You may want to ask for somebody else to help you, or maybe use a tripod, always placing the camera in front of you at eye level. You must keep your head straight, looking at the camera so both parts of your face are equally visible.

Facial expression for Cameroon passport photo: Can you smile?

You should maintain a neutral facial expression, with no smiling, keeping your mouth shut and your eyes open. 

Wearing glasses for Cameroon Passport Photo

Your eyes can not be covered in any way. If you wear glasses, you have to make sure that it won’t cause any reflection, so you may want to just remove them while taking the passport photo. Of course sunglasses or glasses with tinted lenses are not allowed for these official photos. 

Headwear and accessories in Cameroon passport photo

In general, you can wear any look that makes you feel comfortable. Head coverings are not allowed as a general rule, except if it is about a religious complement. In this case, you still need to check that your face is completely visible. There are also some exceptions made under medical circumstances.

You are allowed to appear with a beard in the photo if it forms part of your everyday look. 

The easiest way to get your Cameroon passport photo

In order to get your Cameroon passport photo you have the possibility of using the passport photo editor on our website. You can also create the passport photo using your smartphone (passport photo app available for iPhone and Android). The steps you must follow are very simple:

  • Choose the type of document you want to get.
  • Take a picture with any electronic device (mobile phone, tablet or a digital camera) and upload it to the website or app. If you already have an adequate photo, you can also use it instead of taking a new one. 
  • In just a few seconds, our software will automatically edit the image in the most adequate way (cropping it and removing the background). It will be verified as well. 
  • Once you confirm that you’re happy with the selected photo, our human experts will again check it and verify it, so you can be sure that it will be accepted by the authorities. If it happens not to be, we will refund you 200% of the original price.

When the confirmation is completed, you will receive an email with your pictures. You will need to print them in a high-quality way in any printing service that is near from you, since you will have to hand in the four photos in physical form at the passport office. You also have the option to get the printed passport photos delivered straight to your home, since Passport Photo Online offers a delivery option.

Pros of using our passport photo tool

With Passport Photo Online, your schedule no longer has to match the photographer's. Taking passport photos is simple and convenient, since you can take them wherever and whenever you want. Using our services has other benefits as well.

  • You will save money: With our passport photo tool you only pay once for your digital template and can reuse it as many times as you want.
  • The times of not liking passport photos are officially over: Take as many photos as you likCameroon Passport Photoe. You can take as many photos as you want with Passport Photo Online until you are 100% satisfied.
  • Guaranteed acceptance: Our experts verify all passport photos created with our software. Therefore, we can confidently guarantee your acceptance. Please let us know if your passport photo is denied for any reason, and we will refund you double the amount.

Last update: 1/30/23

About the document

The Cameroon passport allows Cameroon citizens to travel internationally. In possession of it, you can visit some countries without needing a visa. The Embassy of Cameroon no longer accepts passport extension requests, only Biometric Passport renewal of it. When the process is complete, the passport holder receives a brand-new one, and the previous passport is cancelled. Applicants are notified to start the passport renewal process a year before the expiration date of their current passport. From that moment on, they can start the renewal process whenever they want. The Cameroon passport has a five year validity period. 

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

What is the photo size for the cameroon passport photo?

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The size should be 35 x 45 mm, and have a resolution of 600 dpi

Can I use my phone to take a photo for the Cameroon passport?

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You can use any smartphone to take a photo for the Cameroon passport. You just have to upload it to our app and we'll do the rest.

Can I wear glasses for my passport photo?

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Yes, but you have to make sure that it won’t cause any reflection and that your eyes won't be covered in any way. It is recommended to just remove them while taking the passport photo. Sunglasses or tinted glasses are not permitted.

Only if you have high-quality photo paper, otherwise you should print them in a printing service.

You have to look as similar as possible as your current appearance, so it should not have been taken more than 6 months ago.

Do not smile, you should maintain a neutral facial expression. Keep your mouth shut and your eyes open.

Yes, you can appear with a bear if it forms part of your everyday look.

No, you have to print a set of four passport pictures and submit them in physical form.

No, it must not be digitally altered in any way.