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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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Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
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Head height: 34 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 3 mm
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Student Leap Card - All You Need to Know

Student Leap Card Photo

Student Leap Card is a document that gives its holders discounts on many different services including public transport, McDonald’s and others. During the Student Leap Card application, you are going to need a photo. Make sure you look good in the photo and get it with our document photo maker!

Just upload a selfie, and get a digital Leap Card photo in a few seconds!

Who can apply for a Student Leap Card?

  1. Full time students of 2 or 3 level education as well as students who are having at least 16 hours of lectures/per week and a minimum of 6 months of the course duration per year.
  2. Full time foreign students are also eligible if they fulfill the requirements above.
  3. Students trainee Accountants of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland), CPA trainees, trainee Solicitors registered with the Law Society, full time SOLAS trainees/students and full time PLC are able to apply for the Student Leap Card.

Why should you get a Student Leap Card?

With your Student Leap Card you’ll get up to 32% off on public transport operators. All the details are available on the transport operator’s website.

Other Special offers with your Student Leap Card?

Below is the list of other Special offers for the Student Leap Card’s holders:

  • GAA-Discount entry to GAA matches
  • McDonald’s - €5 medium extra value meal upon showing the card
  • Tropical Medical Bureau – 10% off vaccines and travel products*
  • Milano – 30% off when dining at Milano
  • Boots - 10% off in all stores nationwide upon scanning the card

Terms and Conditions apply.

Student Leap Card Application

Applications are available from all Express agents and Printerless agents. If you are applying for the new Student Leap Card, then please submit your application online. It’s very simple, just remember to get your Leap Card photo in advance. Also, please note that you will have to visit the Student Leap Card official agent to receive your card.

Note: upon card collection at one of our Express Agents, please bring your official college ID and €10 (only cash accepted).

Student Leap Card renewal

A new Student Leap Card is issued every September. Cards must be purchased before the existing Student Leap Card expires.

Get your professional Student Leap Card photo

You can get your professional photo for your Student Leap card using our service. Your Professional photo is just a few clicks away ! It is very simple! All you have to do is to take a selfie or upload your photo in our photo generator app and within a few seconds you will get your professional Student Leap Card photo.

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Last update: 22/09/2023

About the document

Student Leap Card is Ireland’s National Student Travel & Discount card. This card is issued to all full time students in second or third level education. It is the only student card that can save students up to 32% across all public transport operators. Student Leap Card also offers exclusive discounts from the partners such as DID Electrical, McDonald’s etc.You can get your exclusive discounts on your online purchases as well, all you need is just to sign up online using your Student Leap Card login.