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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.

Russia Visa Photo: Size and Requirements

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Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
600 dpi
Is it suitable for online submission?
Image definition parameters
Head height: 33 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 5 mm
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More about Russia Visa Photo - Requirements

Russia visa photo requirements

Photo requirements for a Russian visa application include:

  • A recent, high-quality photo of the applicant
  • A plain white background and no shadows or glares on the face
  • The applicant's face should take up 70-80% of the photo
  • No headgear, except for religious reasons

Russian visa photo size

The size of the photo for a Russian visa should be 3.5x4.5 cm, which is the standard size for passport photos.

Russian visa photo paper

The photo should be printed on high-quality, matte or glossy paper with no perforations or creases.

Glasses in Russian visa photo

Glasses are allowed in a photo for a Russian visa, but there should be no reflections on the lenses, and the eyes must be clearly visible.

Russian visa photo format

The acceptable format for a photo for a Russian visa is JPEG (.jpg) or PNG (.png), and the file size should be no larger than 2 MB.

Selfie for Russian visa photo 

Selfies are not allowed for a Russian visa photo. The photo must be taken by a professional photographer or at a photo booth that meets the Russian visa photo requirements.

How recent does my photo need to be for a Russian visa application?

The photo for a Russian visa application should be taken within the last six months.

Can I submit a digital photo for my Russian visa application?

Yes, digital photos are acceptable for a Russian visa application. However, the photo must meet the same requirements as a printed photo, including the size, format, and quality.

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Russia visa photos - key takeaways

Below you can find the table with the most important Russian visa photo requirements.

Russia Visa Photos Requirements



3.5x4.5 cm

Type of paper

high-quality, matte or glossy with no perforations or creases


Allowed, no reflections on the lenses, the eyes must be clearly visible


JPEG (.jpg) or PNG (.png), file size: no larger than 2 MB


Not allowed

Photo recency

Within the last six months

Digital photo

Acceptable but with the same requirements as a printed photo

Last update: 02/06/23