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How does it work?

Perfect biometric photo within 3 minutes.

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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!


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

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

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

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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 UK Passport Photo - Birmingham - Requirements

Passport photos in Birmingham

Did you know that it is possible to get a British Passport Photo Online in Birmingham instantly? You don’t have to look for a photo booth or a photographer's studio. It will also cost you much less money than it would in the most popular photo booths, for example, those in Asda or Boots.

Passport photos near me in Birmingham

When looking for passport photos in Birmingham, remember you have the option of making passport photos online, from the comfort of your own home! This is the cheapest, easiest and fastest way to meet all the official photo specifications and submit the right application. Our photo cropper will transform your photo into a suitable style in just a few seconds. Worried about getting a decent picture? We allow you to take as many pictures as you need to ensure you have one you’re happy with.

UK passport photo Birmingham

Everyone wants a decent picture for their passport, but if you want it to be accepted, it needs to fit a certain set of standards. If you’re looking to meet all the specifications expected by the passport office, simply let us help you and check our guide below. Save time and energy – take your photograph at home and make sure that it is suitable using our website, which can help prepare the perfect photo, especially for you.

You don’t have to wait in line anymore! Apply for the UK passport online! 

Nowadays, you don't even need to leave your house to get your British passport! You can effortlessly apply for it online, regardless of whether you’re applying for it for the first time or if you only have to renew it. The online British passport application is carried out through the UK government website, meaning you can trust that the website will be secure.

Not only is it a more convenient and time-saving option, but it is also a money-saving solution. You will save £9.50 if you apply for the passport online instead of doing it in person. The forms to be filled are easy, but there may be confusion when it comes to taking a digital passport photo. The dimensions of the digital passport photo are 650 x 750 pixels. In addition, the file size must not be under 50 KB or over 10 MB.

Besides the passport photo’s size, there are many other official requirements a UK passport photo has to meet. Check the guide on our website and get yourself a 100% correct passport photo immediately! On average, it will take you no more than 2 minutes! Try it for yourself and you can get a professional British passport photo from your place in Birmingham, a park or even a supermarket!

GB passport photo size and requirements

  • You should stand as close to the wall as possible to minimize the impact of shadows
  • When taking the picture, you should be about 3 feet (1 metre) away from the camera
  • Turn off overhead lighting to remove shadows
  • Look directly into the camera lens
  • Make sure that your hair does not cover your face or even the eyebrows
  • A photograph should include shoulders and some space above your head
  • You must maintain a natural facial expression
  • Do not wear earphones, hat or jewellery
  • your head must be neither tilted nor twisted in any direction, look straight ahead
  • Make sure that the camera lens is placed at eye level
  • The size of the UK passport picture has to be 35 x 45 mm (or 650 x 750 px in case of online submission) - but don’t worry, our AI photo cropping tool will amend it to fit
  • The photo needs to be taken on a uniform, clear background (we can remove your background automatically for you, replacing it with one that fits better)

Baby passport photos - Birmingham

If you're planning to travel internationally with your baby, don't forget to get their passport photos taken. To ensure that the photo meets the requirements, make sure your child is alone and not holding any toys or pacifiers. If your child is under 1 year old, they can close their eyes, but their head must be upright, and their head should not be supported by your hand, which can't be in the shot. To simplify the process, you can lay your baby on a plain white sheet, and take the photo from above. This is especially helpful for babies under 1 year old, and you can learn more about taking baby passport photos in our comprehensive guide.

Passport photos in Birmingham? - fast, affordable, and easy!

You just have to upload your photo on this site, and, in mere seconds, you will be able to see a preview image of your passport photograph - with the background already removed and cropped to the size. Our AI will verify whether or not your posture and facial expression meet all the official requirements. In case there is something you need to correct or if you simply don’t like the way you look in the picture, you can simply take another picture. As many times as you need! This is a far more convenient option than a licensed photographer who typically takes up to 3 shots and lets you choose only from those. Our Picture Cropper lets you make as many attempts as you need to!

How can I print a digital passport photo in Birmingham?

You can use our digital app to prepare your passport regardless of whether you’re based in Birmingham, Liverpool or Nottingham! The passport photo cropping tool will allow you to download your picture as a passport photo template, ready to be printed immediately. If you want to print your passport photographs, all you need to do is get this template printed in your local Jessops, Snappy Snaps, or any other print kiosk.

Where to take passport pictures in Birmingham?

If you would prefer to apply for your next UK passport in person, there’s good news! It can be easier, faster and cheaper! Instead of going all the way to your local photoshop or photo booth in Birmingham, you just use our photo booth app, download the template that comes out and visit a photo shop to get it printed! It is that easy! Upload your photo and, within seconds, you will get to see the preview image of your UK passport photo. If you don't like the result, you can redo it as many times as you need to get the one you want. You will only pay for the result you like! The only thing you need to keep in mind is to get the file printed in the 4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) size! You will still end up with a print with 2 passport-size photographs.

Passport Photo Online - a passport photo app

Why would you need to use a traditional Birmingham photoshop or photo booth if you can instead save time and money by preparing a high-quality passport photo using a passport photo app? The passport photo editor will not only remove the background in your photo, but it will also resize it, crop it, centre it and verify if the lighting is even on both sides of your face. The photo booths you can find in Asda or Tesco won’t check if you are looking directly into the camera (which is an official requirement) or if your hair doesn’t cover your face. Check out our online passport photo validator, we will validate if your photo will get accepted by the authorities!

Passport Photo Online is a digital photo booth app that can prepare the perfect passport photo shot for your needs, no matter when or where! The digital file, that you can download right after, is suitable for Internet passport application on website, and if you have to get the photo printed you have 2 options:

  1. Download our passport photo template and have it printed at your local print shop (it will cost up to 55p. per 2 photos)
  2. Pay for Passport Photo Online’s delivery service - you can have your passport photo prints delivered to your door. This and digital photo format for £9.95 only!

Photo booth in Birmingham

If you prefer a traditional approach and need a photo for driving licence or any other UK document, Birmingham has plenty of photo booths located inside post offices, train stations, and supermarkets like Tesco. These photo booths can also be used for passport and visa photos. However, it's important to note that not every photo booth in Birmingham provides guidance on how to capture the perfect shot that meets all the requirements of your travel documents, such as the one needed for a driving licence.

If you wish to revise the passport photo instructions, just scroll up and carefully reread the section detailing the requirements. If you have to retake your photo at one of these booths, it will cost a lot more.

Where can I find photo booths in Birmingham?

  • 264-266 Oxhill Road, Birmingham
  • 48-55 Holloway Head Road, Birmingham

Tesco, Costco, Asda, Boots in Birmingham

There are many methods at your disposal to take your British passport photo in Birmingham. The most popular option is a photo booth, e.g. those located in Asda or Tesco. Some people, however, may not trust these booths, claiming that photo booths may not be able to meet all the official specifications, and therefore prefer to get help from a professional photographer. Such services are offered by many photo kiosks, such as Morrisons, Snappy Snaps, Costco, Jessops or Boots. But, there is a newer, much easier and cheaper method to getting your next British passport picture.

Our Passport Photo App will prepare a passport photo that meets all the official specifications for you, without any problems. The Digital file you receive, can be printed out at any photo store mentioned earlier. You will find out that a passport photo print cost does not have to be £7. Costco stores, for example, offer the 4x6 inch (10 x 15 cm) prints at the cost of 7p. each. Just don’t forget to have your passport photo template printed as a 10 x 15 cm (4x6 inch) postcard picture. This way your printed picture will be made up of 2 passport size photos, ready to be attached to your application!

Where to print passport photos in Birmingham?

Did you know that you can take a printable passport photo template which can be used to print out as many passport size pictures as you want? Simply prepare your image with our passport photo checker and download the resulting digital template. That is the file that, once printed in a 10 x 15 cm (4 x 6 inch) size, will include 2 passport size photos (each having 35 x 45mm photo), that you can simply cut out. Thanks to our Artificial Intelligence-enhanced passport photo cropping tool, it is an incredibly fast and easy solution. This photo template can be printed at any photo shop or kiosk that sells 4 x 6 inch sized prints. This is the standard postcard size and is available in most of the major photo retailers, including Tesco, Jessops, Morrisons, Boots, Asda, Snappy Snaps, or Costco.

In Birmingham, the cost of 4 x 6 inch (10 x 15 cm) prints will vary depending on which photo store you use, but it shouldn't exceed 55 p. At some photo shops, it will only cost you 7p. Every printed template will have a set of 2 passport size photos.

Tesco prints in Birmingham

Generally, Tesco branches in Birmingham come equipped with photo booths where you can take your passport image. But, it is possible to have your passport photo taken online and then printed out at a Tesco photo printing kiosks. This way you can guarantee that the picture you took meets all the official requirements and therefore will be accepted.

Where could I find branches of Tesco in Birmingham:

  • Birmingham Corporation St. | Express Rsvp Bar | Old Square | B4 6TB
  • Birmingham Colmore Express 8 | Colmore Row | B3 2QD
  • University Express | Aston St. | B4 7ET
  • Birmingham Carrs Lane Express | Carrs Lane | B4 7SS

Costco prints in Birmingham

The next photo printing location we recommend you visit in Birmingham is Costco. You can have a digital passport photo printed at the Birmingham Costco for less than a pound! You should take a look at our Costco passport photos guide before you head to the shop.

Scroll down to find the location of the Costco store in Birmingham:

  • Costco Store | 100 Watson Rd. | Birmingham

Asda in Birmingham

In general, Birmingham’s Asda stores are equipped with photo booths, which you can use to take your passport photo. However, you can also take your passport picture via the Internet and get a template to use at the photo kiosk. This way, you can be certain that your photo will be accepted by the passport authorities, and you will be able to reshoot the photo if you don’t like how you look in it.

Check out our Asda passport photograph guide and discover how much it costs and how to do it!

Below, we’ve prepared a list of the locations of Asda stores in Birmingham:

  • 859 Coventry Rd | Small Heath | Birmingham | B10 0HH
  • Walsall Road | B42 1AB
  • 6 Old Horns Crescent Off | Queslett Rd | Great Barr | Birmingham B43 7HA
  • Off Windmill Ln Birmingham | Smethwick | B66 3EN
  • 271 Bordesley Green| Birmingham | B9 5EY
  • 105 Kelynmead Rd, Sheldon | Birmingham | B33 8LF
  • 51, Barnes Hill | Birmingham | B29 5UP
  • 99 High St, King's Heath| Birmingham | B14 7BW
  • Hagley Rd W | Quinton | Oldbury | Birmingham | B32 1AD
  • 341 Bosworth Dr | Birmingham | B37 5EX

Boots in Birmingham

Another option for getting your digital passport photo printed is through Boots, many of which are available in Birmingham. This way of getting your passport photos is much simpler and faster. We recommend you take a closer look at our Boots passport photo printing instructions to be sure about all the steps.

Scroll down to see the addresses for the many Boots photo stores in Birmingham:

  • Birmingham High Street | 66 High St, BIRMINGHAM | West Midlands | B4 7TA
  • Opticians | Birmingham High Street | 66 High Street, Birmingham | West Midlands | B4 7TA
  • Birmingham Grand Central Station | Birmingham New St | Birmingham | West Midlands | B2 4ND
  • Birmingham New Street | 102 New St | BIRMINGHAM | West Midlands | B2 4HQ
  • Birmingham The Bull Ring Shopping Centre | MSU10 Level 2 | Birmingham | West Midlands | B5 4BE
  • Birmingham Brindley Place | 2 Brindley Pl | BIRMINGHAM | West Midlands | B1 2JB

Jessops in Birmingham

At the Jessops instant photo stores in Birmingham, you can save a lot of money and time when printing your passport photo. If there is already a Jessops nearby and you need to print your passport pictures, it’s a no brainer! Just go to the photo store and within 3 minutes you will have your passport photo printed for a small cost. If you would like instructions– this link will help you go through it step by step: Jessops passport photo tutorial.

Where will I find the Jessops photo printing stores in Birmingham:

  • Birmingham Temple Row Unit 3 | 55 Temple Row Birmingham | B2 5LS

Morrisons store in Birmingham

Another photo printing store in Birmingham where you can get your prints easily is Morrisons. If you bring a digital version of your picture then you can print them quickly and easily, for mere pennies. Check out Morrisons Store passport photo instructions in case you want to learn how to save money using the Morrisons photo shop.

Where are Morrisons photo printing stores in Birmingham:

  • Summer Lane Newtown Birmingham B19 3ND
  • Birmingham | Castle Bromwich | 264 Chester Road | B34 7HR
  • Birmingham | Small Heath | 280 Coventry Road | B10 0XA

Snappy Snaps in Birmingham

Want to print a UK passport photo in a Snappy Snaps photo shop? To learn how, – check our Snappy Snaps passport picture tutorial. Snappy Snaps is an easy and effective way to print your passport photo in Birmingham. It helps if you first create a photo over the Internet and take a digital version with you. That way, you won’t even have to use a photo booth.

Below, we’ve made a list of the locations of Snappy Snaps stores available in Birmingham:

  • 10a Smithford Way | Coventry | CV1 1FX
  • 57 New St | Birmingham | B2 4DU

The second one is particularly important, and not just for locals, because it’s close to Birmingham New Street Station. This is one of the biggest transport hubs in the Midlands, so lots of travellers will need to get their passport photos from Birmingham New Street. If you’re in a hurry, the station has its own photo booth you can use as an alternative.

Where to take your passport photo in other cities:

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Last update: 04/06/2023

About the document

A UK passport allows you to travel to different countries, per immigration regulations, and serves as a proof of your identity and citizenship, giving you access to emergency assistance from UK consular services.

In order to apply, you must have UK citizenship, and you must provide a number of supporting documents to back this up. This can seem like a lengthy process, but remember, you don't need to travel all the way from Birmingham to visit a Post Office or Passport Office! Take your passport photo through Passport Photo Online, and you can then apply for your UK passport online through the Government website. For more information, see our UK Passport Photo Guide.

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

What is the GB passport photo size?

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If you’re getting a physical copy, it needs to be 45 x 35mm in size. If you’re submitting a digital photo, it needs to be 650 x 750 px in resolution, with a file size of between 50 KB and 10 MB.

Where can I get passport photos in Birmingham?

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If you’re looking for a passport photo in Birmingham, you’re spoil for choice! As you can see above, you can go to a specialist photo shop, Birmingham has many, including Jessops and Snappy Snaps, a pharmacy, like Boots or even a supermarket, like Morrisons. That’s not even considering the Birmingham photo booth, many of which are available, including one in Birmingham New Street Station, perfect for taking a passport photo while on the go! Should none of these options appeal to you, you can always take your own passport photos using Passport Photo Online! You can use it from anywhere, so it’s perfect if you can’t find the time to get your passport photos from Birmingham City Centre.

Does Asda in Birmingham do passport photos?

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Yes, the branches of Asda in Birmingham are equipped to take passport photos. However, taking photos there can be quite expensive. Using Passport Photo Online’s photo template, you can print out your biometric photos as a postcard, saving you a lot of money!

If you want to get your passport photo, Birmingham has a number of branches of Boots that can help with that. If you want to save some money, Passport Photo Online’s photo template will allow you to get your passport photos developed for only the cost of a postcard print. It’s great value!

In Birmingham, passport photo printing varies in price, but can cost £10 for one sheet! Far cheaper, stay home and use Passport Photo Online, to get your picture prepared for only £6.95.

Need your digital passport photos in Birmingham in a hurry? Don’t want to wait in line anymore? Try taking them on your phone! Using Passport Photo Online’s app, you can get a friend to take a picture of you on your phone, then our AI software will assess it for mistakes and make any adjustments to the size and background that are needed. Perfect for a passport photo, or photos for any other travel documents you might need.