Visa to South Africa - Digital photo requirements and size

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acceptance

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1

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.

2

Posture: Straight ahead

Place your face in front of the lens. Hold the camera at eye level and keep neutral face expression.

3

Lighting

Stand facing the light source, for example an exposed window. The background will be cut out, don't worry about it.

Digital photo for South African visa - size & requirements

Photo for South Africa Visa
Size
Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
Resolution
600 dpi
Is it suitable for online submission?
Yes
Image definition parameters
Head height: 34.5 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 3 mm
Is it printable?
Yes
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More about South Africa Visa 35x45 MM (3,5 X 4,5 CM) - Requirements

photo for south african visa

Taking the right photograph for South African Visa may turn out to be stressful. Just, upload a selfie, and we will transform it into a professional South Africa visa photo!

Our south african visa photo tool will make it meet all the requirements and verify its correctness.

Photo requirements for South Africa visa

  • Background should be white or off-white in colour. Our photo cropping tool will make it #fcfcfc, as suggested by official requirements.
  • The South African visa photo must be in colour
  • Neutral facial expression
  • Strong make-up is to be avoided
  • The dimensions of the photo are: 35x45 mm (3,5 x 4,5 cm)
  • Jewellery, glasses and other items should not be worn
  • Mouth should be closed
  • One should face forwards with full face in view

Differences in visa photos size and requirements

Visa photos differ primarily in size. Some countries allow only a specific photo format, others offer several possibilities. An example of a strictly defined size of the photo is a U.S. visa, which must always have the size of 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm). China, on the other hand, expects a 33 x 48 mm. Once you choose a specific visa photo, our south african visa photo verification tool will transform your photo accordingly.

We encourage you to visit South African embassy in New Delhi, or its website, before the journey to get familiar with the new information for tourists and immigrants.

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Last update: 26/11/22

About the document

Digital south african visa photo Most of the documents require a biometric photo for identification purposes. All the requirements can be overwhelming. Leave it to us and take a digital South Africa visa photo in no time!

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