Passport Photo Requirements forHong Kong

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Last updated/checked : 02/08/2017

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Passport Requirements

Required photo dimensions : 40mm x 50mm
3photos will need to be submitted
Aplain white backgroundis needed for your photos

The size from chin to crown for the person in the photograph should be 32mm to 36mm.
There should be sufficient headroom
In the case of babies the eyes need to be open

Visa Requirements

Photos must be no more than 6 months old
Crown to Chin must be between 32 and 36mm
Photos must show applicant's face and prominent features clearly
Photos should show applicants in decent attire, with sleeves and collar.
Glasses are allowed provided that the eye can be seen clearly
Women are not allowed to wear a veil except in cases of Muslims and nuns
Long hair and earrings are not allowed for men.
Photos taken at the MTR or Photo-Me are not acceptable

Dimensions : 40mm x 50mm
Number of Photos Required : 2
Background Requirements : white background

Digital Photograph  Requirements

Digital copy of the photograph is required for online Passport Applications.

Image type: JPEG
File size: 600KB or below
Acceptable dimension:
Captured by scanner (600dpi) – Photograph size: 40 mm(W) x 50 mm(H)
Captured by digital camera – Image size: 1200 px(W) x 1600 px(H).

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