The face from the chin to the top of the head should be 70-80 percent of the vertical dimension.
Distance between the head and top of the photo 2-4 mm, distance from the top of the head to the chin shall be 31-35 mm, distance from the chin to the bottom edge shall be 8-10 mm.
Face shall be in the same distance from right-hand and left-hand edges.
Be printed on a high quality thin photo-paper of smooth surface.
Not have white corners, ink marks, creases, damaged emulsion layer, stains, lines, etc.
It is recommended that the portrait shall be no more than 6 months old.
Neutral expression. No unnatural expression, makes faces, is laughing, mouth open, yawning or frowning.
Hair can not obscure the face.
The applicant must wear civil clothing, no head cover, no special uniforms except for religious reasons (However, eyes, eyebrows, cheeks, chins must still be clearly visible).
Glasses should not have tinted nor coloured lenses.
The frames should not cover any part of the eyes and preferably shall not be heavy.
Photo shall not display flash reflection on lenses.
Background must be very bright and monotone.
No shadows allowed.
Eyes shall not have reflections, nor red eye effect.
Face shall not be retouched or tampered using software to change or delete certain facial features or hair colour.