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How does it work?

Perfect biometric photo within 3 minutes.

Check how simple and smart is it!

Take or upload a photo

Take or upload a photo

That's the only thing you need to do. Take or upload a photo - we will take care of the rest.

AI prepares the photo

AI prepares the photo

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.

Digital or printed photos

Digital or printed photos

You can download a digital version and order a printout which we will send within 2-3 days. Delivery is free!


Take a biometric photo conveniently without leaving home

You save time and money


Don't waste time, effort or money. You can take your passport photo without leaving home.

Professional service

Over 1 million people have used our services within the past 11 years. Our Photo Experts are available 24/7.

Money-back guarantee

We give you a guarantee of acceptance by authorities or otherwise we will refund you double the price!

Satisfaction guarantee

Take as many photo shots as you want - you pay only when you are satisfied.

How to take a photo?

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

Follow simple instruction to take a 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.

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More about ID photos

British passport photo app is a website that allows you to quickly, simply and easily take pictures for any official document. Our on-line tool covers a number of biometric photo options, including British Passport Photo, US Visa Photo, Driving License Photo or ID Card Photo. It also clearly outlines current requirements, guidelines, sizes and useful tips on how to easily take various document photos.

Digital passport photo booth

When you apply for a new personal document like a passport, an ID card, or a driving licence, you will need a new photo. Fortunately, you no longer need to go to a traditional photo booth or a professional photographer to take an appropriate picture - you can do it from your own home! Make sure you are familiar with the requirements, that we outline below, and you will be more than ready to prepare your perfect passport photo yourself. Use our online photo booth app, which prepares and adjusts your passport photo according to all the specifications. It’s easy and flexible - our online service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can be used wherever you are, at home, at the park, at the beach, it doesn’t matter! With our AI software and human inspectors, you can be confident that your photo will be accepted by the proper authorities, saving you time and money in the process. Imagine - it will be like having a photo booth in your pocket!

Passport photo online

If you want to get a UK passport, you have to take a new passport photo. The UK passport office requires pictures to be up to-date - they need to have been taken within the last month. You can submit a digital photo if you are applying on-line or a printed one, if applying with a paper form. Bear in mind, your application will be delayed if the photo you use does not meet the guidelines. Your photo needs to be clear, in focus and in colour. The minimum image resolution is 600 x 750 pixels. The size of the image must be a minimum of 50KB and no more than 10MB. If you are using printed photos, you need to provide two identical versions. The required size is 45 mm x 35 mm (height x width). The size of your head - from the crown of your head to your chin - must be between 29 mm and 34 mm in height.

Your head, including your hair and face, must be fully visible. The photo must be taken face on and you must look directly at the camera. Your expression must be neutral, mouth closed, eyes open and clearly visible. The photo must be taken against a simple, neutral and light coloured background. The lighting has to be uniform, with no shadows. Sunglasses, tinted glasses and other eyewear are not allowed. Prescription glasses should also be removed, unless this is not possible for medical reasons. All headwear, such as hats and caps must be removed, unless for medical or religious purposes (your face must still remain visible). The photo needs to be printed on high-quality photo paper, must be sharp and correctly focused, with no scratches, stains, or wrinkles. You cannot edit or retouch the photo. 

The resolution and the quality of the photo needs to be very high. If the picture has even one of the following features, it will be rejected. 

The picture is:

  • Not centred - the camera was too close or too far away
  • Showing shadows on your face
  • Not in sharp focus
  • Uncoloured, marked or creased
  • Either too dark or too light, and has low contrast
  • Pixelated, blurred, unclear

Our online passport photo app prepares photos for passports and other identity documents for almost all countries, so you can use them wherever you want. We guarantee acceptance for your picture, or double your money back!

Visa photo online

The UK is in 4th place on the Global Passport Index, so you can visit 94 countries with just a passport, no visa is required. Despite the high position in the ranking, there are over 100 places where you do need to have a visa.

If you need a visa photo for any country, just ask somebody to take a photo of you and send it to our online visa photo tool. You do not have to worry about dimensions and background, because the app will adjust the picture for you. For example, if you need a visa to travel to China, simply go to the Chinese Visa Photo page. Our online visa photo booth is very simple and quick, so you can save time and money. 

Driving licence photo online

All identity documents have biometric photos, so a UK driving licence photo looks the same as a passport photo and, just like a passport photo, you can now get a driving licence photo online by using our service! Our driving licence photo software is ready to prepare and adjust pictures to all UK specifications. Ask someone to take a picture of you and upload the image to the app’s online driving licence photo booth. In mere minutes, your photo will be ready and delivered to your email address. 

ID photo online

Sometimes you have to prepare a photo for a new ID card, Student Card or monthly pass for public transport. A lot of people try to take their photos themselves, but they are concerned about meeting the photo requirements. Don’t worry - it works very well, if you use our ID photo software. First, check what kind of photo you need and then just ask somebody to take a picture. After that send your image to our digital ID photo booth, which ensures that the photo is the right size and that it meets all the necessary rules and regulations.

DIY passport photo for the UK - using our passport photo software

Preparing a passport photo or any other document photo at home is a great idea! We have prepared a DIY guidebook on how to make these photos yourself using only your smartphone and the internet. With this guide you will learn: 

  • How to take your document pictures at home
  • What to wear for a passport photo
  • The most common mistakes you need to avoid when taking your photo

How to create your passport, visa or ID photo online, at home?

Simply upload a photo or take one with your phone and we will ensure the image meets all the national ID, passport or visa photo requirements, as well as the international standards ICAO9303. In addition, we will even automatically change your picture’s background (you do not need a Boots photo) to make it uniform and of a suitable, neutral colour.

Therefore, all you need to do is take a photo which, mere seconds after uploading, will be turned into a professional photo for the document you need. You will be able to see for yourself that, at home with, you will be able to take a picture like a professional photographer. Check out our passport photo app right now!

Passport and visa photo app - how to take a passport photo at home? 

Below, we have prepared a complete guide on how to take your new passport/visa photo at home. The whole process will take about fifteen minutes to finish. Remember that you can afford to leave out changing the background or dimensions. The app can do all that for you. 

  1. Ask somebody to take a photo of you. You should avoid using selfies because they won’t be accepted. 
  2. Choose the most evenly lit place in your home. Stand at a distance of about 1 m away from the wall and let your friend or family member stand 1.5m in front of you when they take the picture.
  3. The photo must be taken face on, so stay in front of the camera and look straight into the lens. Ensure your head stays straight - no tilting it! Keep your eyes open, with your mouth closed. Remember to keep a neutral expression, smiling is not allowed. Make sure your face and eyes are clearly visible. 
  4. Choose your best photo and upload it to our online photo validator, which will prepare your picture to fit the requirements. 
  5. Finally: The completed, regulation-compliant, passport photo will be sent to your email.

UK passport photos - the most frequent mistakes 

People make lots of mistakes when they try to prepare a passport photo themselves. They do not pay attention to the requirements and end up submitting the wrong kind of photo. here are five of the most common mistakes you can make when you’re taking a UK passport photo:

No.1. A wide smile. In a biometric photo, you must not show any expression.

No.2. Not looking into the camera lens, tilting your head or having an open mouth or closed eyes.

No.3. The photo is older than one months or your appearance has changed. 

No.4. Low resolution and low quality photos. The picture must not be pixelated, blurred, or damaged in any other way. 

No.5. Bad format or dimensions. There are specific requirements about the resolution and dimensions of your UK passport photos. They should be 35 x 45 mm in size. Additionally, your head height must be 32-36 mm and should occupy 70-80% of the photo (paper photo). 

Passport photo checker

Our online photo tool is used to make modifications to your passport photo. You have to focus on taking an appropriate picture and our photo tool will adjust everything else. These are the things that the photo validator can do.

  • The app properly crops and frames the photo, so the face is centred.
  • The tool converts the photo to a specific size or resolution.
  • The app changes the background to the required colour.
  • This tool is a validator that uses artificial intelligence to ensure that your photo meets the official requirements.

Passport Photo app for iPhone

You can prepare your new UK passport photo using our app from the App Store. If you are not sure about our photo tool, you can check the reviews and recommendations about our application or simply download our passport photo booth app for iOS and check it out yourself, with a free preview!

Passport Photo app for Android

If you have a smartphone with an Android system, you can prepare your new UK passport/visa photo using our passport photo booth app for Android. Go to Google Play and download the app, which will help you to prepare and adjust your UK passport photo. You can install it on phones from brands such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Huawei, HTC etc.

Passport Photo Online - one of the best passport photo tools 

Here are five important reasons why you should take you photo at home and use our online app:

  1. Unlimited quantity of photos, so you can choose the one you love.
  2. Built-in validator, which can check your photo using the official requirements, for example for the UK passport, Visa, ID or driving licence photo;
  3. You can save time. It is a lot faster to simply use your smartphone to take a photo rather than searching for a photo booth or professional photographer.
  4. Better price. It is much cheaper than visiting a professional photographer.
  5. And last but not least: you have a 100% guarantee that your photo will be accepted. 

Passport photo and visa photo online - the perfect ID photo booth

With, you no longer need to search for a photographer or try to edit a photo yourself. Are you searching for a “visa or passport photo near me”? Now, you can take a photo for your ID, passport or visa in your own home - online! 

Passport, visa and driving licence photo app

Every day we take thousands of photos for ID cards, passports, driving licenses or student IDs with our passport photo booth online. We know the exact specifications for all kinds of photos. Each photo taken using our service is guaranteed to be accepted by the office that issues the documents - regardless of whether you choose to apply for a given document traditionally by paper and post or through the Internet (online). Let yourself be amazed and check us out free of charge!

Passport Photo Online mission statement 

The mission of our company is to make sure that every person, regardless of where they are at a given time and place, can take a professional and legally compliant photo. In contrast to the traditional photographer, works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and you wait for the photo, not for 5 minutes, but just a few seconds.

So whether you need a photo for yourself, a baby or a small child - save time, money and energy by using!