Philippine Baby Passport Photo

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Our Photo Expert will make additional verification to check if your photo meets the official requirements.

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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.

Philippine Baby Passport Photo - Size and Requirements

Philippine Baby Passport Photo
Width: 35 mm
Height: 45 mm
1200 dpi
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Image definition parameters
Head height: 73 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 7 %
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Philippine Baby Passport Photo - All You Need to Know

Philippine passport photo criteria suggests that the photo should represent your whole head and shoulders, with no visible objects or people behind or next to you. Make sure that the baby is alone in the picture and your arms are not visible if you are holding him or her.

General Philippine Infant Passport Photo Size & Requirements 

  • Two photos are required 
  • The photos must be identical and taken recently (within the last 6 months)
  • A white or off-white background is recommended
  • No objects can be visible in the background
  • The passport photographs must be clear and in sharp focus
  • There can’t be any shadows on the photo, face or background
  • Eyes must be clearly visible and looking directly at the camera
  • The mouth must be closed, with no teeth visible
  • Have a neutral expression
  • No hats or head covering are accepted except for specific purposes

Technical Philippine Passport Photo Requirements

  • Dimensions and size (pixels) : 1200 DPI resolution or higher.
  • Color : In color. Black and white are unacceptable.
  • Size : Philippine passport photo size should be 45 x 35 mm.

Most common reasons Philippine Passport Photos get rejected 

Some common reasons for having your Philippine Passport Photos rejected are listed below : 

  • The “Red eye” effect - caused by a strong flash. 
  • Tilted head - Looking directly into the camera lens is absolutely necessary! Your photo will be rejected if you take a semi-profile, or if your head is bent and you do not look into the camera lens.
  • Unequal lighting - The best way to take your passport photo is to find a room in your house where the light is natural.
  • Smiling or making a funny face - make sure your baby/child has a neutral facial expression on the passport photo.
  • Digital retouching to alter or enhance facial features - you can’t use a digital program to change your baby’s appearance or true colors. 
  • Passport photos are altered - Writings, sharpness, fold etc. 

Photo background and lighting

It is a common mistake to take a passport photo on a background color other than the one specified in the requirements. 

The official requirement states that that Philippine passport photo is considered appropriate only when the photo is taken in front of a pure off-white background. 

There should also not be any designs or objects on the wall you take the shot at. The background should be clean and uniform. 

The light should be even - it is necessary for the face to be equally lighted. No shadows should be seen on your forehead. Make sure that the lighting is not over or under exposed, and that the face is visible.

Biometric Photo For Philippine Baby Passport

Children need their own passport when leaving the Philippines with their parents, family or friends. Their age doesn’t matter. There are no children exempt from these rules. Every child is often expected to have an individualized picture of them taken. Having a proper photo of little ones can be a challenge, but it is a must. 

A few more details you should pay attention to are listed here, among the other regulations mentioned above.

  • Children must be alone in the picture with no other objects or people. Toys, bottles or pacifiers should not be visible. 
  • Babies should not be holding toys or using dummies
  • Children under the age of 6 don’t have to necessarily look directly at the camera or have a neutral expression.
  • Newborn babies don’t have to keep their eyes open. If their head is held up by a hand, make sure that it is not visible. 
  • To guarantee a comfortable spot, you can lay your child down on a bed or you can make him or her sit in a car seat. 

Digital passport photo checker

We recommend checking out our passport photo checker to ensure that your digital passport photo meets government requirements. Using the digital passport photo validator can help you create your own passport photo as well as check if the requirements are met. Upload the photo and the tool will verify its consistency in compliance with the Philippine passport application requirements (background, Philippine passport photo size, centering, lighting). 

Philippine Passport photo near me

There are some requirements to meet for a Philippine Passport photo, however you don’t have to go to a professional photographer to make sure your photo is good. Ask someone to take a photo with a smartphone or a camera and send it to our online photo tool.The validator will verify whether the picture is or is not eligible for the criteria. You only have to pay for the right photo.

Philippine Passport photo: How to prepare it with a photo tool? 

The photo of the Philippine passport must be recent (taken less than six months ago), no objects in the background should be seen, and the lighting must be on either side of your face. These are only a few of many requirements that your passport photo must include before submission. 

Not everyone is proficient in photo editing techniques, however, we have prepared an easy to use Philippine passport photo editing software which will delete the background and crop the picture to the appropriate size. Your photo will be processed and verified so it complies with the criteria for Philippine passport photos. In a few minutes you will have a printable Philippine passport photo prototype!

There are three easy steps to follow to prepare your baby’s Philippine Passport photograph:

  1. Take a photo of your child. Try to make them have a neutral expression and most importantly to look at the camera. 
  2. Upload the picture to our online photo editor and choose the appropriate document, in this case (Philippine baby passport photo).
  3. Be patient - the tool will be processing your photo. After a few minutes, your Philippine baby Passport photo will be ready. 

AI supported validation tool for your Philippine passport photo

What happens if the program detects that your photo is not right? In order to ensure that the photo satisfies the technological and composition criteria for passport photos, you can upload multiple photos and use the one that our photo validator marks as acceptable to use for your passport application. 

It will delete the background and send you the picture via email as soon as the passport photo tool has verified that the photo is right. 

Photo app for Philippine Passport on Android and iPhone

You can use our Passport Photo Online application, on any smartphone operating system. It is available for both iOS and Android. You can download it from Samsung, LG, Huawei, HTC, Lenovo and Sony's Google Play Store or from your iPhone's AppStore.

Philippine passport photo tool

An easy-to-use app that can provide you with a passport photo that fits all criteria is our online photo maker for passports. All you have to do is take a picture and our photo editor will crop the photo to meet the required size and delete the background. If you need a digital or printed photo, our passport photo generator responds to the needs of our customers. 

The passport photo maker will arrange for you a printable passport photo prototype, i.e. an image that is ready to be printed in a 4x6 inch (10 x 15 cm) format. You can print-it out at any photo-copying shop.

Last update: 22/09/2023

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

What are the requirements for the Philippine baby passport photo?

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The general requirements are that the photo should be 35 mm x 45 mm, white background and a 1200 dpi resolution.

Can my photo for the Philippine baby passport be rejected?

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Yes, it can be rejected if it doesn't follow the requirements.

Can I use my iphone to take the Philippine baby passport photo?

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Yes, of course! You just need to upload it to our photo editor tool after to make sure that it meets the requirements.

The size of the picture for the Philippine baby passport photo should be: 35 mm (width) x 45 mm (height).

You are required to bring two passport photos of 35 mm x 45 mm, the passports from both parents, a birth certificate and a report of birth.

There aren't any specific requirements about this but we recommend not to wear white clothes since they can be confused with the background.

You will need a Philippine baby passport if you want to travel with your baby outside of the Philippines.

You can hold the baby as long as it isn't noticeable in the picture.

It would be better if you try to make them keep a neutral expression.