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AI prepares the photo

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

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Expert verification

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

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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.

Photos with dimensions 2x2 inches

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Width: 2 in
Height: 2 in
300 dpi
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Image definition parameters
Head height: 1.29 in
Bottom of the Photo to the Eye Line: 1.18 in
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More about Photo 2x2 Inches - Requirements

2 x 2 inches photo

Depending on the document type you want to apply for, the size of the photograph can be considerably different. Sometimes the easiest way is to choose a universal photograph in digital form and prepare the format you need, for instance, 2 x 2 inches. Passport Photo Online application will help to crop uploaded photos. Ready and correctly prepared photos in standard size can be used for a specific type of the document. You can get the desired photo type of 2 x 2 inches (51 on 51 millimeter) using Passport Photo Online saving time and money. Hence it's worth using a photograph framing tool to create either passport photos or ID photos.

2 x 2 inches (51 by 51 mm) photo background

A photograph for a document (i.e., passport size photos) ought to have a uniform background the colour of which may vary depending on the specific document type. However, the most common background is bright, usually white or light grey. Nevertheless, there may be a specific requirement regarding the background of red colour. With you can get a photo with a uniform bright background. Just upload any photo to the form above and our background removal tool will do its job and you will get the final photo with the perfect bright background.

Equivalents of the 2 x 2 inches photograph

The equivalents of a 2 x 2 inches size photograph are:

  • 51 x 51 millimeters photograph (i.e. photo's width 51 mm and height 51 mm)
  • 5,1 x 5,1 centimetres photo (i.e. photo's width 5,1 cm and height 5,1 cm)

Proportions of the digital version of the 2 by 2 inches photograph

In the case of digital photographs only, make sure you also follow the corresponding photo size requirements. It is very important to maintain the right proportions for a digital photograph. Digital image dimensions are expected to be in a square aspect ratio, i.e. the ratio of the 2 inches width to the 2 inches height. Depending on the resolution (dpi) of the printout, these can differ considerably regarding sizes expressed in pixels (px).

How many pixels is a 2x2 photo

Do you know how to convert inches to pixels? Let us show you how a 2x2 inches photo corresponds to pixels. The results will vary depending on the resolution. Below you can see how many pixels is a 2x2 photo for dpi that is 100, 300 and 600. The easiest way to convert inches to pixels is to multiply inches by dpi resolution. 2x2 in the photo in 100 dpi resolution is 2x100 px wide by 2x100 px high.

  • for dpi=100 resolution: 200 on 200 px (width = 200 px, and height 200 pixels)
  • for dpi=300 resolution: 600 on 600 px (width = 600 pixels, and height 600 pixels)
  • for dpi=600 resolution: 1200 on 1200 px (width = 1200 pixels, and height 1200 pixels)

Remember to pay attention to the image’s resolution. Anyway, minimum acceptable dimensions of a digital 2 x 2 photo are 200 px (width) x 200 px (height) while the maximum acceptable dimensions are 1200 px (width) x 1200 px (height).

How to take a 2x2 picture

If you need to take a 2x2 picture, you can get it easily with your smartphone asking your friend or family member to help you. Download Passport Photo Online application (available on Android and iOS) and upload the photo you have just taken. Once you choose the desired photo size, our passport photo cropping tool will immediately resize the photo to 2x2 size and check whether it is compliant with official US documents requirements (head size, eye position, no shadows, etc.), so that if you need the 2x2 photo to be submitted in a document application, the image will meet all the requirements apart from appropriate photo size. Passport Photo Online checker will crop the photo to a 2x2 inch size and also convert the picture to JPG format.

Last update: 5/30/23

About the document

The 2x2 inches photo has width 2 and height 2 inches.

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Can I take a 2x2 photo using a smartphone?

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Yes, you can, and in fact, it is extremely easy. Download a photo cropping mobile app, upload a photo you want to resize and choose the right photo type. Crop your picture to the 2x2 size straight away. If you don’t have a photo ready to upload, you can ask your friend to take a selfie with your smartphone. The cropper will easily resize it to the size you want and ensures your photo meets official requirements for a US biometric photo such as head size or adequate contrast, among others.

What are the dimensions of a 2x2 photo?

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The dimensions of a 2x2 inch photo are equal to 51x51 millimeters, which corresponds to 5,1x5,1 centimeters. We recommend you to always check the unit of measurement since it makes a difference.

What are the resolution of a 2x2 photo?

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The digital photo dimensions are presented in pixels, although its size will depend on the resolution then. For example, for dpi=100 the dimensions of a 2x2 photo are going to be 200x200 px. For the 300 dpi resolution, the photo will have the dimensions of 600x600 pixels. In order to get the size of a 2x2 photo in pixels, you need to multiply the width and height of the photo by the resolution.

To get your 2x2 photo from home, just upload your photo to this page and choose the corresponding photo type (you can also use the app). The 2x2 photo tool will check if your photo meets the requirements set by the U.S. government and make the adjustments. The only thing you have to do is to follow our recommendations about the use of glasses, accessories, choose a good natural light, distance yourself from the camera properly so that the head size is correct, or make sure that your face occupies about 70% of the image's total height.

An online photo converter can resize a jpeg photo to a 2x2 photo size in a minute. Make sure your digital photograph complies with the required photo size requirements and convert a jpeg image so the dimensions are in a square aspect ratio, including 2 x 2 inches.

Passport Photo Online mobile app is available to download from iOS. This is a 2x2 photo converter that offers the possibility of getting your free ready-to-print template, including 4 passport photos from your iPhone or a digital picture ready to submit to your online application. You can also order the printouts to be delivered to your home address. Upload a photo from your iPhone and wait till the US photo validator adapts the changes so your photo looks perfect. The app changes the photo size, editing your background so it looks white, as well as its AI system checks your photo meets official requirements.

Some 2x2 photo tools can generate a ready-to-print template, which you can bring to the nearest photo kiosk and print in postcard size (4x6 paper) for just a few cents ($0.07 - $0.15). Once your photo template is printed, you’ll see it includes 4 perfect 2x2 photos ready to cut out. That easy!

Unlike others, Passport Photo Online offers its customers a home delivery service. Or if you prefer, you can also get your digital photo ready to upload to your online application. You can create your photo from home in just two minutes.