Walmart Passport Photos

Walmart Passport Photos

Get your perfect biometric photo (compliance guaranteed)

What do you get?

You save time and money - take a biometric photo conveniently without leaving home

Convenience
Digital photo within a few seconds or printouts shipping to your home
Professional service
Over 1,000,000 people have used our services within 7 years.
Guarantee of acceptance
If your photo is rejected by authorities, we will refund you twice the price you paid
Satisfaction guarantee
Take as many photo shots as you want - you pay only when you are satisfied

What do our users write about us?

The reviews come from our customer satisfaction surveys.

Pauline Jackson

Can't thank these people enough, they have gone above and beyond today to produce a lovely passport photograph from my poor photograph. Thank you for all your efforts. I would recommend this company good value, professional and kind.

Cali Rae

My first pictures weren’t high enough quality, I received an email right away asking for new pictures, and within minutes received an answer with passport picture attached that would work. Highly recommend! Thank you!

Ann Y.

Excellent service. Very good software that enhanced our photos. They also did a manual check and had me redo one of the pictures for free. I have only used online passport photos for more than 10 years. This is by far the best.

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How to take a passport photo at Walmart?

Walmart Passport Photos
Size
Width: 50 mm
Height: 70 mm
Resolution
600 dpi
Image definition parameters
  • Head height: 35 mm
  • Bottom of the Photo to the Eye Line: 39 mm
Is it suitable for online submission?
yes
Is it printable?
yes
Background Color

How to take a photo?

Body-camera distance
1
Body-camera distance
Posture: Straight ahead
Posture: Straight ahead
2
Posture: Straight ahead
Even lighting on both sides of the face
Even lighting on both sides of the face
3
Even lighting on both sides of the face

Walmart passport photos for only CAD 0.21

A professional passport photo starting at CAD 0.21? Let us show you how that's possible! You might have heard of Walmart's passport photo service — you upload a photo following all the official guidelines and print it for CAD 9.97. However, you can also simply take a photo at home or any other fitting location and print it as a 10 × 15 cm (ca. 4 × 6 inch) printout at Walmart for CAD 0.21! So by choosing a postcard-sized photo instead of the passport photo size, you get 2 Canadian passport photos for the price of only one postcard-sized print! It couldn't be simpler than that! In addition to saving time and make the process less nerve-wracking if you are in a hurry, you get to save some extra cash for a rainy day!

Wal-Mart Canada Corp passport photo print size

As already stated above, there's absolutely no need to pay CAD 9.97 for 2 Canadian passport photos at Walmart. Instead, simply get a standard 4 × 6 inch (ca. 10 × 15 cm) photo template ready at home, keeping in mind all the official passport photo requirements, and have the picture printed for only CAD 0.21 — the equivalent of a postcard! You can create a passport photo template yourself if you take a photo in accordance with the passport photo requirements (listed below), or if that turns out to be too hard, you can simply use our passport photo editor. Once you upload your photo, it will automatically create a correct and ready to print photo template, making sure it fits all the official requirements of a Canadian passport photo. The only thing left for you to do then is search for the nearest Walmart store offering printing services.

How many Canadian passport photos fit onto a photo template?

If you choose the 4×6 inch (10 × 15 cm) postcard-sized printout, you can fit 2 Canadian passport photos (50 mm wide and 70 mm tall or 2 in wide x 2 3/4 in tall) onto the photo template. This option is a lot more convenient than getting a passport photo print at Walmart, because you can take the photos at home, try different clothes and makeup and take as many shots as you want, then print only the one you really like - In most photo studios, a photographer will take 4 shots of you and tell you to choose one, at home you can take as many you want! In addition, when taking the Canadian passport photo template with Passport Photo Online, which will cost you CAD 9.95, you can reuse the passport photo template if you apply for other documents!

Walmart stores photo service opening hours

Usually, Walmart stores are open from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Make sure to check the current opening hours of your desired shop though, as they vary from location to location. If you can't fit a drive to Walmart into your tight schedule or the store closest to you is closed, you can also try out our Premium Mail Service and order a printed Canadian passport photo directly from our app or website and have it delivered to your personal address. You can find out more about our mail service down below!

Can I take a Canadian passport photo on my phone?

Of course you can! Nowadays, it's not necessary anymore to visit a commercial photographer at a professional photo studio to have your passport photos taken. Most phone cameras are powerful enough to compete with normal cameras, especially those dating back a few years! When taking a photo, be sure to position your head in the centre and keep a distance of 15.7 inches (40 cm) between the camera and yourself. Your face needs to be evenly lit: This can be best achieved using natural light. A tripod would also be very useful here. You can achieve the best results and simplify the process by asking a friend to take your picture.

Advantages of using a photo app to take passport pictures

The number of advantages of taking passport photos with an app are numerous! Not only do you avoid the time-consuming drive or walk to Walmart, but you also profit from a lower cost for your photo and have the option of getting it delivered straight to your doorstep! As if all that were not already enough, the process of taking a picture at home is a lot less stressful, and you get as many goes at the picture as you want! Additionally, the app will also check if the photo meets all the requirements. Should your photo get rejected for some reason, you will get a full refund, but you don't have to worry about it, since your photo is processed not only by our artificial intelligence algorithm, but also by a human biometric photography expert.

Guidelines on how to take the perfect passport photo

If you're looking for some expert advice on how to take great passport photos, look no further than our guide! You'll find all the answers to your questions on this page! We'll list some tips and tricks and tell you all about what to keep in mind when taking a photo. If you follow the guidelines, there's no chance of your photo getting rejected! 

Canadian Walmart passport photo — main requirements

Passport photos are required to be biometric, therefore you need to take note of the following points:

  • The photo must be of high-quality (clear, sharp, in-focus and without pixels).
  • The lighting must be uniform, which means: no shadows in the background or around the head, reflections, or glare.
  • Your face must be centred and squared.
  • The background should be plain white or lightly coloured.
  • There must be a clear contrast between the applicant and the background.
  • Skin tones must look natural.
  • Correct photo dimensions: 2 inches x 2 3/4 inches (50 mm x 70 mm).
  • No smiling! Keep a neutral facial expression.
  • Eyes should be open, and mouth closed.
  • Eyes need to be clearly visible.
  • Printed on high-quality paper.
  • The photo is not allowed to be altered or taken of an already existing photo.
  • Glasses are accepted if the eyes are visible and the lenses do not reflect the flash. Sunglasses or glasses with tinted lenses are not allowed.
  • The photo cannot be any older than 6 months and needs to represent your current appearance.
  • Head coverings are only acceptable for religious or medical reasons. The head covering cannot obscure any part of your face or cast any shadows.
  • You can choose between taking black and white or colour photos.
  • Photos with a red-eye effect are not accepted.

Check out our blog for some more tips on how to take the perfect passport photo!

What if Walmart is closed or there's no store near me?

If you've just missed the opening hours or there's no store in your close vicinity, there's absolutely no need to worry! You can either go to another shop offering printing services like Superstore, Jean Coutu or Staples, or you can choose our premium mail delivery service and have the pictures sent straight to your home! This way, you do not have to set foot outside your door or stress out about having to print them on your own. You are just a few clicks away from your very own set of professional passport pictures!

Premium mail service for passport photos

After downloading Passport Photo Online either from the Google Play Store for Android users or from the App Store for Apple users and uploading your photo, your picture will be analysed for whether it meets all the requirements given by the Canadian government. You can then either download a photo template for CAD 9.95 or pay CAD 14.95 and then have the photo prints sent directly to your address. Walmart passport photo template can be used to print the passport photos at Walmart stores for just $0.21 then!

Last update: 2022-05-24

Frequently Asked Questions

❓ How much does a passport photo cost at Walmart?

The simplest and cheapest way to get a passport photo at Walmart is to choose the postcard-sized print of 10 x 15cm (4 x 6 inch) for C$0.21! Simply create a photo template before your visit and upload it to the photobooth ready to print.

❓ How many Canadian passport photos fit onto a photo template?

If you choose to take your own passport pictures and have them printed at Walmart, you are best off by choosing a postcard-sized photo template instead of the passport photo size. That way, you save money and can get 2 Canadian passport photos for the price of only one postcard-sized print!

❓ Can I print my own Canadian passport photo?

You sure can! As the paper is required to be high-quality photo paper, we recommend printing it at Walmart, Jean Coutu, Superstore or any other store offering a photo booth. Prepare your photo with an app in advance and make sure all the official requirements are fulfilled!

You have several options for taking a professional passport photo during the pandemic. The first thing that comes to mind is most often a photographers or a photo booth. Nowadays though, it's also possible to take a passport photo with your phone using a photo app, and then having it printed at Walmart for example! That way, you do not have to leave the house and can take your time when taking the picture.

Not long at all if you prepare your passport photo before-hand and just come to have it printed! The developing time usually takes about 5-10 minutes and the machines are accessible during the normal opening hours from Monday-Sunday.

Yes, you can! Nowadays, phone cameras are powerful enough to compete with many professional cameras! Make sure the lighting is good before taking the picture and that the applicants eyes are clearly visible and there are no shadows in the picture.

Using our app could not be any simpler! Go to our website or app and choose the document you need a photo for. Then, after having selected that, take the photo and upload it. The processing time will take about 3 seconds. When you've got your photo, you can either print it yourself at Walmart or any other store offering photo printing services or try out our premium mail service and have it sent to your doorstep!

Walmart stores are usually open Monday to Sunday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Make sure to check your specific shop beforehand though, as opening times may vary.

In Canada, passport photos are not required to be in colour, like in some other countries. It's up to you whether you want your Canadian passport photo to be taken in black and white or colour.

Canadian passport photo backgrounds need to be lightly coloured or plain white.

Passport photos in Canada are not allowed to be older than 6 month! They need to represent what you look like at the time of application.

About the document

A passport is an incredibly important official document that not only proves a person's identity, but allows the holder to travel safely and efficiently across the world. The Canadian passport has been ranked as the 8th strongest passport in 2021 by the Henley Index and enables Canadians to travel to 184 destinations visa-free. Canadian passports contain the full name of the holder, place and date of birth, a biometric photo, signature and expiration date.

How to apply for a Canadian passport

The application process for a Canadian passport for adults involves several steps. You can apply either online or in-person at the respective passport office service centre. Due to the pandemic though, it is recommended to complete the passport application process by mail.

  1. As an adult, you will need to complete the application form available on the website of the Government of Canada. It's recommended to do this online, as you can save a lot of time that way.
  2. Gather all the necessary documents.
  3. Find a guarantor (member of household or family) and 2 references (older than 18, having known you for at least 2 years and not your guarantor or family member).
  4. Submission of your application (for the safety of your documents, traceable mail service is recommended).
  5. Receiving the passport: Your new passport will be sent to you by mail if the application was also completed by mail. For in-person applications, a pick-up service is available.

Required documents for the Canadian passport

You will need to gather these documents for your application process:

  • Proof of your Canadian citizenship: birth certificate, citizenship certificate (if you were born in Canada) OR certificate of naturalization, of birth abroad or of retention of Canadian citizenship (if you were born outside Canada).
  • An identification document (including your full name, date of birth, phone and signature and having been officially issued). Accepted documents include, but are not limited to: driving licence, Canadian passport, official health card, military ID and employee identification.
  • A valid travel document or Canadian passport (to be cancelled once the new one has been issued).
  • Two passport photos (identical).
  • Additional documents if you have: changed your name, want to update the gender identified or had your passport lost, damaged or stolen.

Price of a Canadian passport

The price of a Canadian passport depends on the length of its period of validity and the current stay of the applicant. Adults outside Canada and the USA pay CAD 190.00 for a 5-year passport and CAD 260.00 for a 10-year passport. Children under 16 residing outside of Canada or the USA pay CAD 100.00.

If the passport application is mailed and submitted in Canada, adults pay CAD 120.00 for a 5-year passport and CAD 160.00 for a 10-year passport, whereas children pay CAD 57.00 for a child passport.

For urgent delivery, the costs will be higher.

What to do about lost or stolen passports

Canadian Passports are valuable travel documents that should be kept safe at all times. If a passport does get stolen or lost, it will need to be reported right away. Be aware that after having reported it, the travel document will no longer be valid. If it is stolen within the Canadian borders, call 1-800-567-6868. If you're currently residing outside Canada, contact a Government of Canada office as soon as possible.

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