PASSPORT PHOTO REQUIREMENTS FOR SOUTH AFRICA
Required photo dimensions : 35 x 45 mm.
2 photos will need to be submitted.
A plain, light-grey or cream background is needed for your photos.
The photos must be no more than 1 month old.
Head size between 29-34mm. (70-80%).
Colour & Black/White photos are both excepted.
The photos must show a close up of your head and top of your shoulders.
They must be taken in high quality with no ink marks or creases.
The photos must show you looking directly at the camera.
They should show you with your eyes clearly visible.
If you wear glasses the photos must show no flash reflection.
Dark tinted lenses or heavy frames are not allowed.
Head coverings are not permitted except for religious reasons.
In the case of babies, eyes must be open.
Same a passports (see above).
Dimensions: 35mm x 45mm
Number of Photos Required: 2
Background Requirements: plain, light-grey or cream background