Portuguese Passport photographs must be taken by a professional photographer.
Face should fill between 32 mm to 36 mm from chin to crown
The Photos must be in colour.
You should be looking directly at the camera.
Your expression must be neutral with no frowning or smiling
Remove your glasses to eliminate any chances of rejection because of reflections.
In the case of babies eyes must be open.
Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70 -80% of the photograph
In sharp focus and clear
Of high quality with no ink marks or creases
photographs with eye-wear are not acceptable
Show you looking directly at the camera
Show your skin tones naturally
Have appropriate brightness and contrast
Be printed on high quality paper, and at high resolution
The Photos should Show your eyes open and clearly visible-no hair across your eyes
Show you facing square on to the camera, not looking over one shoulder (portrait style) or tilted, and showing both edges of your face clearly
They should Be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflections on your face and no red eye