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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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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.

Professional Passport photos

Professional Photo for Your Irish Passport
Width: 715 px
Height: 951 px
1 dpi
Is it suitable for online submission?
Image definition parameters
Head height: 55 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 14 %
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Digital Passport Photo - All You Need to Know

Guidelines for a passport photo

Bad quality photos that do not meet specific requirements by ICAO are the main reason when the passport applications get rejected.

Digital photo

When you are applying for your irish passport, passport card or passport book online , you must submit a digital photo.

How to take a digital photo?

To take a digital photo you must use smart devices such as mobile phones, iPads, digital ca meras, notebooks.Then photo should be stored on the usb drive or sent to your email.

Digital photo requirements

Your digital photo must meet all the irish passport photo requirements:

  • Face expression must be neutral, mouth closed
  • Passport photo size must not be larger than 9MB
  • Should not be distorted
  • Background must be Light grey, cream or white color (no other objects allowed, like doors, windows etc.))
  • Passport photo size must be 715 pixels wide and 951 pixels height
  • Must have JPEG format
  • Must be in color

Child photos

A very young child or an infant must be laid down on the pure light and plain surface and then photographed, as no supporting arms, hands should be visible on the background.

  • Pacifiers, soothers etc are not allowed on the photo


  • ”Red eyed” photos are not acceptable
  • Lightning and color must be in balance (not too dark and not too light)
  • Natural skin tone
  • Photo must be in focus


  • Photo must not be taken from too far away.
  • Space between your head and shoulders should be visible.
  • Do not wear uniforms (military or civil).Clothing must be casual without visible logos.
  • Accessories such as headphones, sunglasses, hats are not permitted.
  • Head cover for medical and religious reasons is allowed.

Submitting your photo

To submit your application with a irish passport photo using Passport Online government services please follow these steps:

  • Save your photo and transfer it to your PC.
  • If your smart device settings allow you to upload the picture and email it please do so, otherwise use laptop or pc.
  • On the photo preview page you can rotate the photo to adjust it.
  • Once you have submitted your photo, you must wait for it’s approval.

For more information please visit the Department of Foreign Affairs official site. Try Passport Photo Online editing tool! Our AI enhanced photo editor will create professional passport photos in less than 3 minutes!

  • 1.Take a photo with your phone or tablet,
  • 2. Upload it,
  • 3. Get your professional Passport photo!

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Last update: 04/10/2023