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French Passport/Visa Photo Requirements

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  • French Passport/Visa Photo Requirements
  • French Passport/Visa Photo Requirements

SizeThe photo size is 35mm by 45mm.
ColorNever submit black and white pictures. Only color photos are needed.
Head size and positionWhen it comes to the size of the head, it must occupy 70-80% of the entire photo which is equivalent to 30mm to 36mm. This measurement must apply from the bottom of your chin to the top of your forehead and for the position, your head must be aligned centrally and you should look straight into the camera.
RecencyYou are required to submit a photo which has been captured within the last 6 months.
Background The background of the photo can be either light blue or light gray. Patterns or designs in the background are not allowed.
ExpressionSmiling photos will not be accepted. You must keep yourself relaxed, maintain neutral facial expressions and close your mouth.
Eyes Perfectly visible and open eyes are a must. There shouldn’t be any red in the eyes if there is some then you must not remove it through editing as edited pictures are not allowed. Capture another one in this case.
EarsTuck your hair behind the ears and also keep them off the face so that your ears and face can be perfectly seen in the picture.
QualityFocused pictures are required. Blur pictures will be rejected and the pictures should be printed on a high quality, glossy paper. When applying for the visa, you should stick the photo with the application using glue.
LightingAs per the photo requirements, you must maintain the same amount of light in the entire picture. No shadows should be seen. Avoid too bright or too dull light.
Glasses No glasses are permitted including the prescription ones. You need to remove them before taking the photo.
HeadgearAs long as your entire face can be seen clearly, you can wear the headgear but only for the religious or medical purposes.
Dimension and size (Pixel)Not specified.
Dress code Wearing white or light color clothes should be avoided. The clothes which are in contrast with the background are preferred. Moreover, you should not wear any military or law enforcement uniforms for security purpose.
BeardDon’t grow beard specially for the photo but you can keep it if you have it usually.
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