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1x1″ Photos—All You Need to Know
A 1x1-inch photo size is not common, but it’s used for documents in some parts of the world. Here, we will discuss its dimensions, uses, standard quality requirements, and how to correctly resize and print images to this format.
What documents use the 1x1 photo format?
Here’s a list of the official documents that require a 1x1 picture.
|Size (Width x Height)
|Philippines ID Card
|Philippines Rush ID
|Philippines Driver’s License
1x1 picture in other units
Need to know your 1x1 photo dimensions in a different unit? Worry not! Check the table below and find the exact measurements you’re looking for.
|1x1 Picture Size
|In millimeters (mm)
|In centimeters (cm)
|In pixels (px)
Quality requirements for 1x1 photos
Here’s an overview of the requirements for a 1x1 photo:
|Digital & Print
|Must be in color
|Taken in the last 6 months
Clear image of your face
❌ Not blurry, grainy, or pixelated
|❌ No filters allowed
|1x1 inch (25x25 mm)
|Head must occupy between 70% and 80% of the picture
|Quality & Resolution
|Matte or glossy paper
|❌ No alterations allowed
Where can I print a 1x1 photo?
If you’re looking for a place to print 1x1 photos, you can try your local stores or photo providers. However, finding ones that print 1x1 photos might not be so easy, as only a few documents require this size.
One way to find local print shops is to enter “1x1 photo prints near me” into your search engine of choice and see which businesses can provide what you need.
But there is an easier option—
Create a printable template with Passport Photo Online and enjoy your 1x1 photo prints for cents! Additionally, we will check your photo and verify it so that you can be 100% sure it meets all the necessary requirements.
How does our photo tool work?
Take or upload photo
Take a photo or upload one from your mobile gallery. Follow our guidelines to meet all the requirements.
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