Digital Passport photos

Digital Passport photos

Get your perfect biometric photo (compliance guaranteed)

What do you get?

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

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.


This was the first time I used an on-line service to make my own passport photo. The crew there was awesome, especially working with someone who really didn’t know what she was doing. My first photo was all wrong, they caught it and offered to give me the next photo for free. I screwed up that photo too, but they kept coaching me and I finally ended up with a good passport photo, better than the one on my old passport which was taken by a professional. Their price was more than reasonable. I would definitely use this site again.


I wanted to find a service where I could take my own passport picture for my passport to both have a better picture and not have to go into a store. Customer service was really helpful with letting me know issues with the photos that didn’t meet passport guidelines. I needed a few tries to get it right and their customer service was very patient and helpful giving me feedback. Eventually I got a good pic in that met all the guidelines. I’m happy with this service!


After downloading pic and having it reviewed, found that it would not work. I took another picture following your remarks and sent it back. In a short time I received my new updated photo that turned out great. The online process to get my passport photo ID was inexpensive and fast. Great people to work with. Thanks again - Jerry

National Geographic
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Professional Passport photos

Professional photo for your Irish Passport
Width: 715 px
Height: 951 px
1 dpi
Image definition parameters
  • Head height: 55 %
  • Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 14 %
Is it suitable for online submission?
Is it printable?
Background Color

How to make a photo?

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

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!

Photo requirements are based on:
Last update: 13.08.2021

About the document

When applying for your irish passport online you will always require a digital photo. Digital photo - a photo that is taken with the camera that has electronic photodetectors, images then digitized (converted into bits) and stored for further processing, digital printing, viewing etc. Digital passport photo size should meet specific requirements.

Our smart photo editing tool Passport Photo Online is equipped with AI algorithm that will adjust the photo size, background etc, and you will receive your professional passport photo size instantly

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