Photo can be Black & White or Colour.
Must not show teeth.
If Glasses are worn frames cannot cover eyes and no reflection.
Best photograph for fair-haired or white-haired persons is black and white.
The photos should also be printed on high quality paper, and at high resolution
close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70–80% of the photograph
The photo must be in sharp focus and clear
It must be taken in high quality with no ink marks or creases
The photographs must: 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 photograph must be colour neutral
It must 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
Must be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflections on your face and no red eye
the photograph must show your eyes clearly with no flash reflection off the glasses
make sure that the frames do not cover any part of your eyes.
Head coverings are not permitted except for religious reasons
Your photograph must show you alone, looking at the camera with a neutral expression and your mouth closed.