Passport Photo Requirements forAustralia

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Last updated/checked : 13/09/2018

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Passport Requirements

Required photo dimensions : 35mm x 45mm or 40mm x 50mm
2photos will need to be submitted
Aplain light background e.g. white, cream or pale blueis needed for your photos

Head size between 32mm - 36mm.
high-quality paper and use high resolution
Natural skin tones with good brightness and contrast
No flash reflections and no red eye in Australian Passport Photos
Neutral expression and mouth closed is required
Australian passport photos should show you looking directly at the camera
Your hair must not obscure your eyes or face
Photos should show both edges of your face clearly
Australian passport photographs cannot be digitally altered in any way
No scarves or hats
In the case of babies the eyes must be open
Glasses are not allowed in passport photos taken from 1 July 2018

Visa Requirements

Looking straight at the camera
Mouth closed
Show both edges of the face clearly

Dimensions : 35mm x 45mm or 40mm x 50mm
Number of Photos Required : 2
Background Requirements : plain light background

Children and Babies  Requirements

Baby or child must be awake.
Looking straight at the camera with mouth closed & no pacifier.
Show both edges of the face clearly.
No toys, blankets, chair backs or other people visible.
No hair across eyes.

Australian Passport Photo Details
Dimensions : 35mm x 45mm or 40mm x 50mm
Number of Photos Required : 2
Background Requirements : plain light background

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