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Maltese Driving License photo size and requirements
Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
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Image definition parameters
Head height: 35 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 3 mm
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How to prepare yourself?
Distance from the camera
Take the photo from a distance of about 20 inches from your face. Ideally, the photo should be taken by another person.
Face in front of the camera
Place your face in front of the lens and keep a neutral expression on your face. Hold the camera at face height.
Just stand facing a light source such as an exposed window. Don't worry about the background.
Maltese Driving License photo size and requirements
About Maltese Driving Licence document:
If you are planning to stay in Malta for a long time, you may want to obtain a driving licence card in order to be able to travel by car, motorcycle or other vehicle. If you do not have a licence yet, you can learn how to drive in any driving school in Malta. You can drive if you are at least 18 years old. However, there are other categories, which can differ, so it is recommended to learn about the Maltese requirements. Apart from that, your vehicle needs to be tested and have insurance.
When you apply for the official document, you have to bring a photo to be able to get it. It implies a photocard and a counterpart driving licence. Cards are similar in EU member countries and can be used in other countries. For this reason, if you live in one of these countries, you can use it in Malta too. Apart from these possibilities, you may want to obtain an international driver’s licence. This document’s advantage is that it is acceptable in non-EU countries as well. During this application, you also need a photo that serves for being able to identify the particular person.
Official photo for the Maltese Driving Licence:
Whatever option you choose, you need a photo. In order to take it in an easy way, we have created a photo application that can be used for this purpose. You only have to take a selfie with your smartphone, upload it, and you will get a professional photo in a few minutes. What is more, you can choose a document template, which our app will use according to the requirements of the chosen document type (e.g. size and cutting). As a result, you can get a photo for all types of driving licences.
If you pay attention to the following list, you can get the best photo of yourself with the help of our application.
Size and Requirements for a Maltese Driving Licence Photo:
- must be a biometric photo
- size must be 35x45 mm
- bright, uniform and neutral background
- lips must be closed
- no smile
- neutral facial expression
- eyes, face and body must directly look at the camera lense
- head, neck and the upper part of the shoulders must be visible
- no glasses can be worn
- no extravagant look (make-up, clothing etc.)
- hair cannot cover the face
- eyes must be visible
Taking pictures by using our smartphones:
As mentioned above, you can take a picture for your Maltese or International Driving Licence using your smartphone. You can use iPhone, iPad, Android (Samsung, LG, Huawei, HTC, Lenovo, Sony etc.). You have to download our application, which you can find in AppStore or Google Play Store. After that, all you need to do is following these steps:
First, you have to prepare the circumstances for taking a perfect photo.
- The best lighting is by daylight. Stand ca. 40 cm away from the window. If you need, you can also use a lamp. The important thing is that your face is evenly lit by both sides. Pay attention to your face expression, since it must be neutral and natural. You cannot smile.
- You can take as many pictures as you want and for this reason you can try different clothes or hairstyles in order to find your best suiting appearance. Good news is that you only have to pay once regardless of the number of the photos.
- After downloading our app, you need to upload a picture and our software will validate if the photo is suitable or not. If not, it will correct the errors for you. You will get your picture either in digital or physical form and you can choose in which way you want to submit your application form. You can be sure that you photo will be accepted!
About the document
Do you move to Malta? Do you want to live in this country for a long time? In this case, you may want to use a car or other vehicles. If you do not have a driving licence yet, you can start to learn how to drive in Malta in any driving school. If you succeed, you can apply for the official driving licence card. When you apply for it, you have to bring a photo, because this document requires a biometric photo. This means that you need a photo, which is suitable for being able to identify a particular person. If you already have a licence and live in a EU-member state, you can use it in Malta as well.
If you want to have a driving licence that is acceptable in other countries from all over the world, you can apply for an international driving permit. You need a photo for this licence. You can take the picture with your smartphone and with the help of our photo generator and editor application. Using this you will get the perfect photo, which meets the requirements of an official document photo.
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