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Hong Kong Passport/ Visa Photos

Globeia Photo Centre provides instant and digital photo service for passport/visa/immigration purposes. We are experienced with complying with specific requirements of Hong Kong. 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.

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  • Hong Kong Passport/Visa Photo Requirements
  • Hong Kong Passport/Visa Photo Requirements

SizeThe specified photo size is 40mm by 50mm.
Color Only color photos.
Head size and positionYou must look forward and your head should be squared with the camera. The top part of your shoulders should be visible and your head must occupy 32mm to 36mm of the entire picture.
RecencyNo pictures which are older than 6 months are permitted.
Background Go for a white and solid background. Please avoid any other colors or patterns.
ExpressionsSmiling for the photo is allowed as long as it is just a small crease of the lips without your teeth being visible. If smiling distorts your face then you can simply maintain neutral facial expressions.
EyesFully visible and open eyes should be in the photo.
Glasses Glasses with thick frames will block your eyes so it’s required to remove them. On the other hand, Sunglasses and tinted lenses are not permitted. Moreover, a picture without any glare is needed.
HeadgearIf your religion does not permit you to unveil your head then you can wear a headgear but make sure that your face must be seen clearly. However, wearing a hat, cap and headpieces is strictly forbidden.
Dimensions and size (Pixels)600 Kb is the maximum size. Required size in pixels is 1200 x 1600. When the photo is being scanned into the computer, make sure that it is 600 dpi and in JPEG format.
QualityThe pictures which you submit should be printed on a glossy, high-quality photo paper.
ClothingAvoid wearing a white or a dark colored top as it will not create a good contrast with the background.
AppearanceMen should tie their hair behind if they have long hair and women must not wear too much make-up as their natural faces will surely be accepted.
LightingAccording to the photo requirements, perfect lighting is a must. Avoid too dark or too bright pictures. Moreover, there should not be any shadows in the background or on your face.
BeardThere aren’t any specifications for the beard but if you have it usually then you can take your photograph having it.
Quantity needed in applicationIt is required to submit 3 pictures for the passport and 2 pictures for the visa.

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