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How does it work?

Get the perfect biometric photo in 3 minutes or less.

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Snap or upload a photo

Snap or upload a photo

That's the only thing you need to do. Snap or upload a photo - we'll take care of the rest.

AI prepares the photo

AI prepares the photo

Artificial Intelligence will check your photo, crop it to the right size and remove the background.

Expert verification

Expert verification

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

Digital or print photos

Digital or print photos

You can download a digital version and order a printout which we will send within 2-4 days. Delivery is free!


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Take as many photo shots as you want - you pay only when you are satisfied.

How to take a photo?

Taking a photo for your ID has never been so easy.

Follow these simple instruction to take the perfect ID photo.


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.

Ethiopia Visa Photo: Size and Requirements

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Width: 30 mm
Height: 40 mm
600 dpi
Is it suitable for online submission?
Image definition parameters
Head height: 30 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 2.5 mm
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Ethiopia Visa Photo - All You Need to Know

Ethiopia visa photo requirements

To meet the Ethiopian visa photo requirements, the photo must:

  • Be clear in contrast and printed on high-quality paper
  • Show the applicant with a neutral expression and closed mouth
  • Not have any shadows or patterns in the background
  • Be in colour – black and white photos are not accepted
  • Fully show the applicant’s face with the eyes looking straight at the camera
  • Show the applicant with a neutral facial expression and closed mouth

The Ethiopia visa photo must have been taken within the last 6 months prior to application.

Ethiopian visa photo size

The size of the Ethiopian visa photo should be 30×40 mm.

Ethiopian visa photo background

The background of the Ethiopian visa photo must be plain white or off-white and without shadows or patterns. No other people or objects should be visible in the background – only the applicant. 

Glasses in an Ethiopian visa photo

Glasses are not permitted in Ethiopian visa photos as these hinder the identification process.

Head coverings in the visa photo for Ethiopia

Head coverings for religious reasons are acceptable in Ethiopia visa photos, as long as the face remains fully visible from the chin to the crown of the head. Make sure the head covering does not cast any shadows in the face or background.

Head coverings for non-religious reasons like hats, caps, and scarves are not permitted.

How recent does my Ethiopian visa photo need to be?

Your Ethiopian visa photo should have been taken within the last six months.

Facial expression in a visa photo for Ethiopia

Maintain a neutral expression in your Ethiopia visa photo and do not smile, frown or show your teeth. This simplifies the identification process.

Can I take an Ethiopian visa photo with my phone?

Yes, you can take an Ethiopian visa photo with your phone as long as it meets the official photo requirements.

Ethiopia visa photo editor

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Try our tool today and upload your photo or download our visa photo app for Android or visa photo app for iOS to take your photo on the go.

Ethiopian visa photo: overview

Below, you can find a table with the most important visa photo requirements for Ethiopia:

Ethiopian Visa Photo Requirements


Photo size of Ethiopia visa photos

30×40 mm

Photo format

JPEG format, colour (not black and white)

Photo background

Plain white or off-white, with no patterns or shadows


Not permitted

Head coverings in visa photos for Ethiopia

Permitted for religious reasons, as long as the face remains fully visible

Photo Age 

Taken within the last six months

Facial expression

Maintain a neutral expression and do not smile

Last update: 10/3/23