Passport Photo Requirements forMalawi

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Last updated/checked : 28/02/2019

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Passport Requirements

Required photo dimensions : 45 x 35 mm
2photos will need to be submitted
Aplain white backgroundis needed for your photos

Photo must be taken from a straight frontal view, showing full face including both ears.
Photo cannot be digitally altered. Scanning old photos to insert a white background is not acceptable.
Photo should show normal street attire: uniforms should not be worn except for religious attire that is worn daily.
Dark or non-prescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable.
Prescription glasses, hearing devices, wigs or similar articles, should be shown if normally worn.
Photo must have been taken in the last 6 months.
Photo must be in colour.
Head size between 29-34mm.
Glasses are advised to be removed.
Head coverings for religious reasons only.
In the case of babies eyes must be open.

Visa Requirements

Same as passport (see above)
Dimensions : 50 x 50 mm
Number of Photos Required : 1
Background Requirements : plain white background

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