Passport Photo Requirements forMalaysia

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Malaysia

Last updated/checked : 28/02/2019

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Passport Requirements

Required photo dimensions : 35 x 50 mm
2photos will need to be submitted
Awhite backgroundis needed for your photos

Head and shoulders only.
No Red eye
Head covering for religious reasons only, face must be shown.
A 10 mm space must be left below and above the face.
Polaroid instant photos are unacceptable for Malaysian passport applications
Three quarter profiles are not allowed
The subject must look straight into the camera
The passport photo must show the eyes clearly
There must be no hair over the face
In the case of babies eyes must be open.

Visa Requirements

Full face, front view, eyes open.
Make sure photo presents full head from top of hair to bottom of chin.
Height of head should measure 25 to 35 mm.
Head centered within frame.
Make sure eye height is between 28 mm and 35 mm from bottom of photo.
No shadows.
Natural expression.

Dimensions : 50 x 50 mm
Number of Photos Required : 2
Background Requirements : plain white or off-white background

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