Irish Ireland Passport and Visa Photos digital or print

Call for an appointment 480.862.9002

Passport Photos and Visa Photos are ready in about 15 minutes
 Open 7 days a week with appointment only. Passport photos or visa photos will be ready at the time of appointment.
Williams Passport Photos location is in Phoenix, AZ.

Passport and Visa photos must conform to the internationally agreed Biometric Standard for passports.

For more information, please visit the Irish Ireland Passport and Visa web site:

Please bring an example or a set of specifications for your requirements.

Irish Ireland Passport and Visa Photo Requirements listed below:

  • If spectacles are worn the eyes must be clearly visible
  • 4 identical recent photos are needed
  • The passport photos must be no more than 6 months old
  • In the case of babies, no visible support must be seen
  • Irish Passport photo requirements state that no teeth be visible
  • You must have a neutral expression and you must nor smile
  • Face and shoulders must be in the middle for Irish Passport Photos
  • Irish Passport Photos must have natural skin color
  • The length from chin to crown of head must between 32 mm to 36 mm
  • The minimum photograph size is 35 mm x 45 mm : Max size is 38 mm x 50 mm
  • No shadows
  • Plain, uniform, white or light gray background
  • Black and White is preferred but color is also acceptable
  • No red eye allowed

When providing the digital  photograph

  • Make sure to leave some space around the head so that Passport Online can automatically crop the image when it is uploaded.
  • Don’t go too close around the head or crop the image too tightly.
  • Don’t go too far back, about mid torso is ok.
  • A colour photograph is required.
  • The digital photo provided for upload cannot be less than 715 pixels wide and 951 pixels high.
  • Provide the digital photo in JPEG file format for the customer to upload when making their online application.
  • There must be no compression, loss or compression artefacts in the JPEG.
  • Passport Online will not accept upload of a file larger than 9MB.

Pose and Visual Aspects

  • Photos must be in sharp focus and correctly exposed.
  • Background must be plain and a light colour grey, white or cream.
  • Shadows from the head must not appear in the background.
  • Good colour balance and natural skin tones are essential.
  • Red eye in photographs is not acceptable.
  • Must not contain barrel or other distortion.
  • A clear contrast is needed between facial features and background
  • Forward facing and looking directly at the camera.
  • Digital enhancements or changes are not acceptable.
  • Subject must have a neutral expression, not smiling and with mouth closed.
  • The face must be in full view.
  • No headwear unless worn for religious purposes.
  • No hats, hood, scarf or hair accessories.
  • Hair should not hide any part of the face.
  • Sunglasses must not be worn.
  • Transparent glasses may be worn so long as the frames don’t cover any part of the eye or cause glare or shadows.

Helpful Addresses

Consulate General of Ireland,
345 Park Avenue,
17th Floor,
New York, NY 10154-0037
Tel: (212) 319 2555

Consulate General of Ireland
535 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Tel: (617) 267 9330

Consulate General of Ireland
400 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Tel (312) 337 1868

Consulate General of Ireland
100 Pine St.,
33rd Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
Tel: (415) 392 4214

Embassy of Ireland
2234 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington D.C. 20008
Tel: (202) 462 3939

Embassy of Ireland
2234 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington D.C. 20008
Tel: (202) 462 3939

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