Are photographs required when renewing a passport?
Yes, everyone, including children and babies are required to furnish photographs. We will reject any photograph that does not meet our requirements.
How to photograph a baby
Photo requirements are the same for all applicants. In the case of very young babies the head may be supported as long as the baby’s face is clear. There is no requirement that the baby’s eyes be open.
Are digital photographs permitted?
You may furnish digital photographs provided they meet the specifications. Acceptable photographs are printed on high-quality photographic paper, have a continuous tone image that is very photo-like, and show the subject clearly in focus.
Are photographs printed on a home computer are acceptable?
We will not accept photographs printed on a home computer.
Do photographs need to be validated?
No, this is not a requirement.