South Africa Passport & Visa Photos

Call for an appointment 480.862.9002

Looking for high quality and affordable passport or visa photos? You’ve come to the right place! As a professional photography business we provide customers with the best digital photographic and printing equipment.

Open 7 days a week by 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 Bio-metric Standard for passports.

For more information, please visit the South African Passport and Visa web site

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

South African Passport and Visa Photo Requirements listed below:

2 Photos must be 45 mm in length
• The photo width must be 35 mm
• Both BW photos and color photos are accepted
• Plain background and no shadows
• The background must not have a white lining
• Only the head and shoulders of the person should be included in the photo
• Head size from the chin to the top of the hair shall not be smaller than 22 mm and not larger than 25 mm
• No head-gear or veil are allowed in South African Passport photos
• Any additions to the face which tend to alter the natural likeness should be removed
• Spectacles may be worn provided that the lenses do not make the eyes invisible
• Spectacles with dark lenses may be worn if the eyes will appear distorted without them or if the person is blind
• The full-face of the person concerned shall be photographed directly from the front, and the head may not be bent or tuned sideways in the passport photo
• The face shall be a recognizable likeness of the person
• The head, hair, eyebrows, eyes, nose and mustache or beard, if any, shall be sharply and clearly defined in the passport photo
• Neither the photograph nor the copies thereof may be defaced by holes, pencil or ink marks or in any other manner
Photographs taken at photo booths are not acceptable

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