Passport Photo Requirements forChina

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Last updated/checked : 27/03/2019

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Passport Requirements

Required photo dimensions : 48mm x 33mm
4photos will need to be submitted
Aplain white background (or light-blue background for applicants with white hair)is needed for your photos

The photos must be no more than 6 months old.
The height of head should be between 28mm – 33mm (from chin to the crown of head).
The head width has to be between 21mm–24mm.
Must be in Colour.
Full face centered to the camera.
Both ears showing
No hair accessories.
Eye-glasses should be removed if they reflect light and distort the applicant’s eyes.
Taken with uniform lighting: no shadows, glare or flash reflections.
Jewellery is strictly not to be worn.
Must be on Glossy finish photographic paper, no matt-finish ones, no stain, crease or scratch.
in the case of babies the eyes must be open

Visa Requirements

The photos must be no more than 6 months old.
No shadows over face or the background.
Taken face on.
No jewellery is allowed to be worn.
Customer must not be wearing garments identical to colour of the background
Each photo must include a view of full face, neck and upper shoulders.
Printed in colour On either matt or glossy paper and not altered in any way.
Head width should be between 15 mm and 22mm.
Head height should be between 28 mm and 33mm.
Space between top of head and top of photo should be between 3mm to 5mm.
Neutral expression, eyes open and with facial features clearly visible.
Both ears showing
Glasses are allowed if the lenses are not tinted and there is no glare, shadows or frames obscuring the eyes.
Hearing aids or similar devices are allowed.
Hats or head coverings are only allowed if worn for religious reasons and only if they do not obscure any facial features.

Dimensions : 48mm x 33mm
Number of Photos Required : 2
Background Requirements : white background

Digital Visa Photo  Requirements

The space from the upper edge of the image to the crown of the head should be 10 - 85 pixels.
The width of the head should be between 191 pixels and 251 pixels.
No jewellery is allowed to be worn.
The photos must be no more than 6 months old.
No shadows over face or the background.
Taken face on.
Each photo must include a view of full face, neck and upper shoulders.
Printed in colour On either matt or glossy paper and not altered in any way.
Head width should be between 15 mm and 22mm.
Head height should be between 28 mm and 33mm.
Space between top of head and top of photo should be between 3mm to 5mm.
Neutral expression, eyes open and with facial features clearly visible.
Both ears showing
Glasses are allowed if the lenses are not tinted and there is no glare, shadows or frames obscuring the eyes.
Hearing aids or similar devices are allowed.
Hats or head coverings are only allowed if worn for religious reasons and only if they do not obscure any facial features.

Dimensions : 354 pixels (width) X 472 pixels (height) and 420 pixels (width) X 560 pixels (height)
File size should be 40 - 120KB
Background Requirements : White

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