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Jamaica Passport / Visa Photos

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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.
appointment: 480.862.9002

Passport and Visa photos must conform to the internationally agreed Bio-metric Standard for passports.

Jamaican Passport and Visa Photo Requirements listed below:

  • Two (2) identical 3.5 x 4.5 cm color photographs one of which should be certified by the Notary Public who signs Section G 
  • Jamaican passport applicants are required to submit 2 identical copies
  • The passport photos must be taken at professional photo studio. Instant photos are not acceptable (example those taken at Pharmacies/Drug Stores).
  • The photos must be taken not more than six months prior to the application
  • The passport photos should be taken in color.
  • Jamaican passport photos specify a plain background
  • There should be no reflection from eyeglasses or background shadows
  • Passport photos should provide a full frontal view of the head, neck and top of the shoulders with ears clearly visible
  • Remove eyeglasses before taking photographs.
  • Wear colored shirt/blouse when taking the photographs. there should be a contrast between the background and your shirt/blouse.
  • No spaghetti straps, strapless, or sleeveless shirt/blouse must be worn. Shoulders are be properly covered.
  • The passport applicant should wear no head covering while taking the photograph except where required for religious purposes
  • The size of the face should be 25 to 35 mm, from the chin to top of head
  • Both ears must be visible in Jamaican Passport Photos
  • Overall size is 35 x 45 mm for Jamaican passport photos 
  • 2 identical photographs are required
  • Photographs should be taken in color with a plain background
  • Applicants of light complexion should avoid wearing white clothing and should have photographs taken against  a pastel shaded background
  • Applicants of dark complexion should wear colored clothing and photographs should be taken against a white background.
  • Applicants with grey/white hair should have their photograph taken against a pale blue or pastel background
  • There must be no other person or object in the photograph
  • There should be no background shadows
  • A full frontal pose is required
  • There should be no creases or ink marks on the photograph
  • Exposed shoulders and chest must be avoided
  • Bright colored clothing is not recommended
  • Eye glasses should not have tinted lenses
  • Heavy (thick) frames should be avoided
  • Headgear is permitted ONLY for religious purposes. Facial features including the outline of the face from the bottom of the chin to top of the forehead must me clearly shown
  • Photographs submitted with an application become the property of the Government of Jamaica
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Jamaican Visa Requirements: Jamaican authorities require one passport size photo.

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