Globeia Photo Centre provides instant and digital photo service for passport/visa/immigration purposes. We are experienced with complying with specific requirements of Canada. Leave it to us to get your photos approved. We are welcoming our clients on a walk-in basis, so no prior appointment is required. Our office is conveniently located in Toronto. Our office is close to TTC bus stops and we provide free customer parking as well. We look forward to taking your photos. If you need more information, please send us an email or give us a call.
Your head should be positioned in the center of the photo. Also, the top part of your shoulders and your head must be squared with the camera. Furthermore, your head must occupy 31mm to 36mm of the entire picture and any shadows should be avoided.
It must have been clicked within the last 6 months.
A solid white or light-colored background is important. However, neither any designs nor any medical equipments should be visible in the background.
Any other expressions except neutral facial expressions are not allowed.
As per the photo requirements, widely open eyes are necessary for the photo.
All that you need to keep in mind is that your eyes and all of your facial features must be clearly visible. A photo with thick-framed glasses, a glare or reflection, glasses with tinted lenses and sunglasses will be rejected.
Headgear can be worn only if it is your religious need. Moreover, you will need to submit a signed letter from your doctor if wearing a medical device is mandatory for you. However, your face must not be hidden in any way.
Dimension and Size (Pixel)
Attire, clothing, dress code
Wear whatever you like.
There aren’t any restrictions.
The photo needs to be printed on a high quality, glossy photo paper. Moreover, the picture must not be distorted due to the flash.
It should be perfect enough to get a focused picture. Moreover, you must be clearly visible in the photo.
No, any kind of digitally altered photos will not be accepted. You are not even allowed to remove a red eye from the picture.
You can keep your hair either up or down.
If a commercial photographer is submitting your pictures then the name, address and signature of the photographer must be mentioned on the back of both the photos.
On the back of one of your photos, you must include the following information: applicant’s name, address of the photo studio, the date on which the photo has been clicked, a statement: “I certify this to be a true likeness of (applicant)” and a sign (guarantor’s name and surname). However, while renewing an adult’s passport, you can skip the guarantor’s information and only mention the applicant’s name, address of the photo studio and the date on which the picture has been captured. Also, for the address of the studio and date, the photographer can either use a stamp or write it with a pen/pencil.
Quantity needed for application
Canadian Passport photo Dimension
Canadian Visa Photo Requirements
The required photo size is 35mm x 45mm.
You can submit either a color photo or a black and white photo.
Head size and Position
Your head must be centrally aligned in the picture as well as it must occupy 31mm to 36mm of the entire picture. Also, you should make sure that the top part of your shoulders and your head must be squared with the camera. Lastly, you are not allowed to submit a photo which contains shadows.
According to the photo requirements, the picture which you submit must not be older than 6 months.
You are required to submit a picture with a solid white or light-colored background. No, the background cannot have any sceneries, designs or medical equipments.
You must maintain neutral facial expressions for the photo.
Your eyes should be widely open.
Sunglasses, glasses with tinted lenses and thick-framed glasses are not permitted. However, reading glasses are allowed if they do not create a glare in the photo. Moreover, perfect visibility of all of your facial features including your eyes is mandatory.
It is only allowed for medical or religious purposes. However, a signed letter from your doctor will be required for wearing a medical device in the photo. Still, your full face must be completely visible.
Dimensions and size (Pixels)
It is not specified.
Attire, Clothing, Dress code
No specifications have been mentioned regarding your dress.
You need to submit a picture which is printed on a high quality, glossy photo paper while making sure that the picture is not distorted due to anything such as a flash.
Choose a good source as well as a good amount of lighting as your picture needs to be focused in which you can be seen clearly.
Digitally enhanced or altered pictures will be rejected. No, removal of a red eye is also not allowed.
They can be kept either up or down.
If the photos are being submitted by a commercial photographer then his name, address and signature should be present on the back of both the photos.