Passport Photo Requirements forNew Zealand Visa

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New Zealand Visa

Last updated/checked : 28/02/2019

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Visa Requirements

Online applications All online application visa photos must meet the following file size requirements:
The photo file size needs to be between 500KB and 3MB
The photo must have dimensions between 900 x 1200 pixels and 2250 x 3000 pixels (in a 3:4 aspect ratio)
Be in portrait (not landscape)
Have even lighting with minimal shadowing
Be in colour, showing natural skin tones
Be in focus (not blurry)
Not contain red-eye
Be an original photo (not changed by photo-editing software)
Not be a selfie Be taken 1.5 metres from the face
Be taken against a plain, light-coloured (but not white) background with no patterns or objects
Only contain plain clothing patterns
Be of one person
Facing the camera and head straight
Eyes open and mouth closed
Do not smile or frown
Show the face clearly and that long hair is tucked behind ears
Positioned in the middle of the photo
Remove sunglasses and hats If wearing prescription glasses make sure the eyes show clearly through the lenses, with no reflected light (It may be easier to remove them)
You may wear a head covering for religious or medical reasons. Make sure that the face and hairline can be seen in the photo.

Dimensions : 35mm x 45mm
Number of Photos Required : 2

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