Your expression must be neutral with no frowning or smiling.
Must be taken by a professional studio.
The head size must be between 31mm - 36mm.
Must be on a low to medium gloss finish paper.
They should Show you with a neutral expression and your mouth closed (no grinning, frowning or raised eyebrows).
Must Be in colour, not black and white.
Be clear and in sharp focus, with a clear difference between your face and the background.
Not show you with red-eye.
Be of you facing forward and looking straight at the camera.
Not be torn, creased, or marked.
Be printed on plain white photographic paper.
Be free from shadows.
Be taken with your eyes open and clearly visible.
No sunglasses or tinted glasses.
No hair across your eyes.
Be free from reflection or glare on your glasses.
The frames must not cover your eye.
Be professionally printed (photographs printed at home are not likely to be of an acceptable quality).
Show your full head, without any head covering, unless you wear one for religious beliefs or medical reasons.
Be taken with nothing covering your face.
In the case of babies the eyes need to be open
Head height (up to the crown of the head): 32mm.
Distance from top the of the photo to the top of the hair: 2mm.