PASSPORT PHOTO REQUIREMENTS FOR UNITED STATES DIGITAL ONLINE SPECIFICATIONS
DIGITAL COPY OF PHOTO FOR VISA & GREENCARD REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
Minimum acceptable dimensions are 600 x 600 pixels. Maximum acceptable dimensions are 1200 x 1200 pixels.
The image must be in color (24 bits per pixel) in sRGB color space which is the common output for most digital cameras.
The image must be in JPEG file format.
The image must be less than or equal to 240 kB.
The image may need to be compressed in order for it to be under the maximum file size.
The compression ratio should be less than or equal to 20:1.
Want to scan an existing photo?
In addition to the digital image requirements, your existing photo must be:
2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm)
Scanned at a resolution of 300 pixels per inch (12 pixels per millimeter)