Passport Photo at Costco Store for $0.17

Passport Photo at Costco Store for $0.17

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These guys do an awesome job. Their customer service is great. They worked with me to get my passport picture perfect. I highly recommend them.


The Passport Photo experience was very successful. They had me resubmit my photo until I got it right. They never gave up helping me to submit an acceptable picture. My thanks to them all.

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Print U.S. Passport Photo at Costco at the cost of 17c

Get a Costco US Passport Photo printed for 17¢.
Width: 2 in
Height: 2 in
300 dpi
Image definition parameters
  • Head height: 1.29 in
  • Bottom of the Photo to the Eye Line: 1.18 in
Is it suitable for online submission?
Is it printable?
Background Color

How to make a photo?

Body-camera distance
Body-camera distance
Posture: Straight ahead
Posture: Straight ahead
Posture: Straight ahead
Even lighting on both sides of the face
Even lighting on both sides of the face
Even lighting on both sides of the face

Costco is closing all photo departments

Costco, or Costco Wholesale Corporation, is the largest chain of warehouse stores in the United States and one of the largest retailers in the world! 

According to an announcement on the retailer's website, Costco is shutting down their in-person photo services, but will keep these services available online. Customers will still be able to print photos and use the company website for any other perks. However, four of its services will no longer be available after closing down. Services that transferred home videos from VHS tapes to DVD or USB devices, ink refills, taking passport photos and photo restoration will close down.

Those changes started from the 14th February 2021. All of the photo centres (roughly 800 stores) are closed now. 

Costco explained in an email to its members that digital advancements in photo technology prompted this decision: “Since the introduction of camera phones and social media, the need for printing photos has steeply declined, even though the number of pictures taken continues to grow. After careful consideration, we have determined the continued decline of prints no longer requires on-site photo printing”.

Instead of using Costco, you can use different photo centres and print a passport photo, or photos for any other documents, for instance, at Walmart or Walgreens. Try the Passport Photo Online service to find out more. Read the guide about how to print passport photos in Walmart and you can save money and time!

Costco passport photo post

Print a U.S. Passport Photo at a Costco store for only 17¢

Discover our technique and you will save plenty of money and time on passport photo printing! It is very simple: just use a 4 x 6 inch photo template instead of a standard Costco passport photo. The 4 x 6 inch template can fit more U.S. passport photos and can be printed for only 17¢, while the Costco passport photo costs over $5!

You can use this magic trick for any type of document photo! Just ask for a standard 4 x 6 template print instead of a Costco passport photo! The 4 x 6 template will consist of 6 passport photos with a size of 2 x 2 inches each! Save money and time instead of waiting in line!

The Size of the Costco photo print

As stated above, you don’t need to pay for a 2 x 2 inch Costco passport photo anymore! Using our 4 x 6 inch passport photo template generator, you can print a postcard for only 17¢! First you need to generate a 4 x 6 inch passport photo template using our professional tool and the passport photo maker page. Then you will have to find a Costco location near you (or another store that offers printing services). Simply go there and print your postcard template. After your template print is ready, you can finally cut out the photo and attach it to your U.S. passport application. You can even use the other photos for other applications, provided they meet the size requirements.

Costco passport photo - opening hours

Our 4 x 6 passport photo template generator will help you prepare a ready-to-print template at any hour! All you have to do is visit a Costco branch. Remember to check the opening hours before visiting a store. Usually the standard opening hours of Costco are 10-20.30, but we recommend double checking the opening hours of your nearest store. If you do not have time to visit a Costco location or there are none close to you, just order the printed template to be delivered to your home. (More details below)

Get 6 passport photos at Costco for the price of 2

The default dimension of a postcard template is 4 x 6 inch and it can fit 4 U.S. passport photos of the 2 x 2 inch size. We can offer you 6 passport photos instead of 2 and, in addition to that, you will save a lot of money and time. The best is yet to come: you can download the template for FREE on our site! A 4 x 6 Costco template printout costs 17¢ while the general Costco passport photo will always cost more than $5!

Guidelines: taking a Costco passport pictures

Use our service to prepare a professional U.S. passport photo and a template with 2 passport photos. This means you don't have to deal with specifications such as the size of the photo. Still, there are some requirements for the passport photo that you should consider. They relate mainly to facial expressions, clothing and prohibited items. It is similar to all passport photos. Scroll down to find the Costco Passport Photo requirements you should know.

Costco passport photo - requirements

  • Do not smile or frown, ensure a neutral facial expression
  • Your face should be fully visible in the photo
  • Use a white or off-white background
  • Do not wear extravagant clothes or uniforms
  • Religious clothing is allowed
  • No headphones or glasses on the photo
  • Jewellery must not hide your facial attributes

Infant and baby passport photo at Costco

It’s not only adults who need passports while traveling. Newborn babies, infants, toddlers - while traveling abroad everyone regardless of age should have a passport to prove their identity. However, the US passport photo for kids has different requirements. While adults have to keep their facial expression neutral, children can keep a smile and don’t have to look directly at the camera, although the baby in the photo cannot have their face obscured by any objects or clothes. You can easily get a US baby passport photo at Costco following the instructions: simply go to passport photo online or download the Photo AiD mobile app, choose the US baby passport photo, take the photo of your kid and, in moments, you will see the preview with the official requirements compliance check. After that, you will be able to download the printable US infant passport photo template. Then, just go to Costco and print it out as a 4 x 6 inch photo and cut out your baby passport photos.

Costco visa photos

In the Costco stores, you can also print the photos for your visa documents in the same way as we recommended for printing US passport photos. Go to Passport Photo Online or download the mobile app, choose the visa document you want to apply for, take a selfie and get your printable visa photo template. Again, you will need to print the photo template as a 4 x 6 inch (10 x 15cm) photo and simply cut out the visa size photos. Make sure you chose the right visa document since the size and requirements of different visa documents may differ.

No Costco photo center near you?

Are you having difficulty finding a nearby Costco location? Don’t worry! If there are no Costco passport photo printing services in your area or you do not have time to visit a store, you can also order the 4 x 6 passport photo template, which will be printed and sent to your home. Find out more about our Premium Passport Photo Service below.

Premium passport photo service

Simply upload a selfie on our website and we will convert it into a professional passport photo that meets all the official requirements. Select one of the 3 options: 

  • Receive the digital photo and passport photo template free of charge. 
  • Order a photo/template with the correct background and a guarantee that it will be accepted at any government office - it is expertly reviewed and costs only $5.95 .
  • All of the above and a printed copy will be sent to your address for only $9.95

Frequently Asked Questions

💡 How much is a passport photo at Costco?

The price of a passport photo at Costco is $5.34, however you can get it for $0.17 if you print it as a 4x6 inch photo - Find out how and save time and money!

💡 Can I get a passport photo at Costco?

Yes, you can take a passport photo in most Costco stores, however, it might be a cheaper option if you get the passport photo online and then just print it at the nearest Costco.

💡 Can you print photos at Costco?

Yes, Costco stores provide the photo printing service.

You can easily print pictures that you have in a digital format. If you want to get 6 passport photos for just $0.17, make sure to get a photo template earlier (you can do it with our framing tool) and simply print it as a 4*6 photo.

Yes, you can do it through Costco's website and pick it up within 1 hour.

You can go to Costco store and get a passport photo for $5.34 or you can save some money and get a digital passport photo with our photo generator and then print it out for just $0.17 at Costco!

It may depend on the Costco store opening hours but most of the Costco stores in the USA open at 10 a.m.

It may depend on the Costco store opening hours but most of the Costco stores in the USA close at 8.30 p.m.

Yes, you can get it taken in a Costco Pharmacy for $5.34 or simply take a passport photo with our tool and print it out in the nearest Costco for just 17 cents.

The price for a US passport photo at Costco is $5.34, but you can save money getting the passport photo in a digital version with our passport photo generator and then simply print it as if it was just a 4x6 photo for 17 cents only.

Most of the Costco stores do passport photos. In case the one near you does not, you can use an online photo editing tool like ours and simply print the photo then.

You can take a passport photo at Costco, or simply print out the digital passport photo in 4x6 inch photo size after framing it. If you don’t know how to crop the photo properly, take a look at our photo cropping tool.

About the document

2 Passport Photos for just $0.17! Upload a photo, download a 4 by 6 inches photo template and print out the passport photos at the nearest Costco for just 17 cents! It is a cheaper and faster solution than going to a photography studio! Get your 4*6 in passport photo template in the blink of an eye!

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