Digital Photo for Employment Authorization Document

Digital Photo for Employment Authorization Document

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Employment Authorization Document - Digital photo size & requirements

Employment Authorization Photo
Width: 2 in
Height: 2 in
301 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 take 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

Requirements for an Employment Authorization Document photo

The full name of the document is Form I-766 employment authorization document. It is issued in the form of a plastic card, similar to e.g. credit cards. EAD card contains basic information about its holder: name, place and date of birth, sex, immigrant category, A-number (immigrant registration number, card number, restrictive terms and conditions, dates of validity and photograph of the holder. The latter one may be confusing due to various requirements a proper EAD card photo should meet.

You will find the requirements for the Employment Authorization Document photo in the bottom of the page

Employment Authorization Document photo requirements

  • Neutral facial expression
  • One should directly face the camera with full face in view
  • Normal clothing. Extravagant outfit or uniforms might cause a photo rejection. Religious clothing, however, is allowed
  • Background should be white or off-white in color.
  • Glasses, headphones and other items should not be worn
  • The EAD photo should be taken within the 30 days

Employment Authorization Document photo has similar requirements to other biometric photos, i.e. those that allow us to download our individual features that allow for quick and reliable identification. However, contrary to a U.S. passport photo, EAD card photo should be taken within the days 30 from the moment of its submission. In the photography we should be positioned facing the camera and look straight ahead. Visibility of the other person is always excluded, and the background requirements vary, but in most cases it should be uniform, one-color (usually light, but it also happens that e.g. the background must be blue or dark blue). Records regarding glasses and headgear are also usually the same, i.e. we photograph ourselves without a hat and without glasses (although they are allowed, even if the sight is impaired, you can take off the glasses - then we minimize the chance of rejecting the composite photo, because the risk is that glare will be visible on the glasses or the frame will cover our pupils).

How long does one have to wait for Employment Authorization Document?

USCIS usually processes work permit applications for 150-210 days from the moment of application submission.

However, you can get the digital photo for Employment Authorization Document on our website in no time!

Last update: 8/8/22

About the document

Employment Authorization Card photo

Employment Authorization Card, also known as work permit or abbreviated to EAD, is a document issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and provides temporary employment authorization to people who are not U.S. citizens. The card includes basic information about the immigrant, such as: name, birth date, sex, country of birth or photo.

The photography for Employment Authorization Card has to meet the requirements that you can find in the bottom of the page.

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