Photos taken from Photo-Me machines shall not be accepted.
The photographs should be taken from a Full frontal view
The Image of the applicant should occupy approximately 70–80% of the photograph.
There should be at least 8 mm–10 mm space at the top of the photo between the edge of the photo and the crown/head.
The Photographs should be printed on good quality photo paper, preferably matte
The Photographs should be free from ink marks, dirt, grease, finger prints and paste stains.
The Applicant’s photograph should show him/her wearing decent attire with collar (no short sleeves/sleeveless/plunging necklines for women).
Use of eyeglasses is acceptable provided there is no glare from the glasses and the eyes are distinctly shown.
As much as possible, both ears of the applicant should be visible.
Use of head scarf for religious or medical reasons is allowed However, the scarf should not cover the eyebrows/eyes.
The Use of caps or head gear is not allowed.
The Use of contact lenses for medical reasons is all right provided the contact lenses do not change the applicant’s true eye color.
The Use of earrings is acceptable for women ONLY provided the earrings are small.
The Photos must show applicant without red eye
The photos must be clean and free from any Dirt
The photos must be of good quality no washed out image/ unnatural skin tone.
In the case of babies eyes must be open.
They must show current appearance and must be In colour
Should be taken from a Full face, front view
Between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head
Taken in normal street attire Uniforms should not be worn in photographs except religious attire that is worn daily
Do not wear a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hairline
If you normally wear prescription glasses, a hearing device, wig or similar articles, they should be worn for your picture
Dark glasses or nonprescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable unless you need them for medical reasons
Passport photos may be rejected if: There is a visible “red-eye” effect.
The photo has been retouched or manipulated to alter the appearance of facial features.