Proof of Age Card Photo

Proof of Age Card Photo

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Convenience
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Garda Age Card Photo - Size & Requirements

Garda Age Card Photo
Size
Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
Resolution
600 dpi
Image definition parameters
  • Head height: 34.5 mm
  • Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 3 mm
Is it suitable for online submission?
yes
Is it printable?
yes
Background Color

How to make 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

Garda Age - Irish Proof of Age Card!

Garda Age, which is also called Proof of Age, can be issued by individuals who are at least 18 years old. It is often mistaken with a National ID document, however the National Age Card is not an identity card. Its only purpose is to prove that the holder is aged 18 or over. Garda Age Card should not be obtained or used for any other purpose. This voluntary National Age Card scheme is provided for in the Intoxicating Liquor Act 1988 (Age Card) Regulations 2007.

Irish Garda Age Photo with a Digital Photo Booth!

During the Garda Age application process you will be required to submit a photograph meeting specific requirements. The submitted photo needs to be a biometric photo in order to facilitate authorities checking the holder’s identity. Nowadays, you don’t have to go to a traditional photography studio or a photo booth to get the photo for your Proof of Age card!

Simply use our age card photo maker and save yourself some time and money!

Age Card photo during the pandemic times

We all know how important it is to keep social distance and prevent coronavirus from spreading. Photo booths and traditional photography studios not only make people commute but are also visited by tens of people daily. It might not be the safest way to take a photo for the Garda Age Card.

Stay safe, take a biometric photo online!

What do I need to apply for an Age Card?

In order to apply for a Garda Age card, you will need:

  1. Your passport, birth certificate or Irish Residence Permit Card and one other form of identification
  2. Credit/debit card or an Age Card voucher that you can get at any post office
  3. One recent passport style photo

How to get a photo for Irish Proof of Age card?

It is extremely simple, all you have to do is to take a selfie and upload it. Then, our AI-enhanced photo app will crop the photo to the age card photo size, erase the background and check whether it meets all the official requirements. In just 3 seconds you will see the preview of your Garda Age Card photo.

Digital biometric photos are a great solution for people who do not have a photography studio around, people who don’t have much time or have mobility issues. Passport Photo Online allows you to get a perfect photo for your Irish Age Card at any place and any time. It is also a 100% safe solution and recommended option during the pandemic. Moreover, it is also a cheaper solution. Since there is no human factor during the Garda Age Card photo taking process, we can afford the prices to be lower than at our competitors.

Size, rules and requirements of a Garda Age Card Photo

There are many official rules a photo needs to meet to be suitable for an Irish Age Card. We encourage you to take a look at the list of the following requirements:

  • Natural facial expression
  • One should directly face the camera with full face in view
  • Background should be white coloured.
  • Glasses, headphones and other items should not be worn
  • Normal clothing. Extravagant outfit or uniforms might cause a photo rejection. Religious clothing, however, is allowed
  • Background should be plain light-coloured.
  • Glasses, headphones and other items should not be worn
  • There should be not any visible objects in the background

The dimensions of the Age Card photo are 35x45mm (3,5cm x 4,5cm) which corresponds to standard European passport photo size. The Age Card photo size measured in pixels depends on the dpi resolution. For dpi=100 the size of the Age Card photo picture is 350x450 px, for dpi=300 the dimensions will be 1050x1350px.

Frequently Asked Questions

❓ What is a Garda Age Card?

The Garda Age Card is a proof of age. It is not an identity card: its only purpose is to prove that the holder is aged 18 or over.

❓ What do I need for a Garda Age Card?

To apply for a Garda Age card, you will need:

  • Your passport or birth certificate or Irish Residence Permit Card and one other form of identification
  • Credit/debit card or an Age Card voucher
  • One recent passport photo

❓ Do I have to take the Garda Age Card photo in a photo booth?

Not necessarily: for sure you can go to a professional photography studio or a photo booth, but you can also take your biometric photo online, on Passport Photo Online. In this way you can save time and money.

It is very simple and fast: open Passport Photo online on you computer or on your smartphone, and upload a photo of yourself. Our AI-enhanced photo tool will crop it to the right size, erase the background and check whether it meets all the official requirements. In just 3 seconds you will see your Garda Age Card photo ready to be downloaded.

No, you can't smile. Your facial expression must be neutral.

Background must be plain light-coloured, ideally white. There shouldn't be any object or other person on the background.

No, you can't. Glasses, headphones and other accessories can't be worn for a Garda Age Photo.

No, there isn't a precise dress code, anyway extravagant outfits or uniforms might cause a photo rejection. For this reason we recommend you to wear normal clothing. Religious clothing are also allowed.

The dimensions of the Garda Age Card photo are 35x45mm (3,5cm x 4,5cm).

About the document

Get a professional Garda Age photo in just a few seconds! Our Proof of Age photo maker will crop your photo, erase the background and check if it is compliant with the official requirements. Remember that Irish Garda Age Card is not an official national ID document. Its purpose is only to prove the holder’s age.

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