Must be high analyzed and shouldn't have dots (pixel - raster) or be produced on ink jet or laser printers.
The face length (from the jaw up to the top of the head) should be 31 mm up to 35 mm.
The face width (from the one ear to the other at the connection point to the face) should be 20 mm up to 25 mm.
The distance from the lower part of the photo up to the eyes (the imaginary line which crosses between the eyes) should be 30 mm up to 39 mm.
The photos should be clear, distinct and they must render the natural colours of the face, without colour saturation.
The printed photos, taken from a digital camera, must be analyzed at least at 1200 dpi or more.
The paper used mustn't appear grey spots (Newton Circles) when pressured, while it's tested at a transparent glass surface.
The entire face should be clear, from the jaw to the forehead and from the one ear to the other.
Shadings mustn't appear on the background and the face or sheens from the light reflected to the face.
The person must appear looking straight at the camera's lens.
The person must appear with a neutral expression and a closed mouth.
The person must appear with the eyes open (not wide open) in a way that they can be seen clearly.
Sunglasses and glasses with coloured lenses are prohibited.
The hair must never cover the eyes, the eyebrows or any part of the person's face.
The person must appear without a reflection on the glasses, in case he/she's wearing and the glasses frame mustn't cover the eyes or other face characteristics.
The person must appear without a head cover.
For religious reasons a person can wear a head cover (for example a kerchief etc), but the face characteristics from the jaw up to the forehead and from the one ear to the other must be in any case visible.
In the case of babies the eyes need to be open
The photograph must be an unmounted, full face photo head centered in the frame.
The head (measured from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin) should measure about 3 cms
The photograph must be a full-face front view facing the camera directly.
Face should cover about 70-80 percent of the photo area.
The photograph MUST be in colour
Photos with dark, busy, or patterned backgrounds will not be accepted.
Head, including both face and hair, should be shown from the crown of the head to the tip of the chin on top and bottom and from hairline side-to-side.
It is preferable that ears be exposed