UK Passport Compliant Photos

As UK Passport Photographers, we can either take your photos ourselves from our professional photographic studio or you can upload your own photos taken at home and we can produce your official photo just as easily.

Getting a UK Passport Photo near me?

Our photography studio is in Crawley Down, West Sussex, Near East Grinstead and Crawley. There is easy free parking at the studio and it will only take 10 minutes to have your photograph taken, processed to compliant standards and printed while you wait.

Professional Cameras used in Passport Photography

We have over 40 years experience in taking Passport photographs! We use the latest technology and software that will check the image taken for biometric ICAO compliance which we can guarantee will pass the Government requirement checks.

There are many advantages to having your photo taken in our studio. We don’t only guarantee that your photo will be complaint across 280 types of passport, VISA, License and IDs from over 90 countries, your photo will be shoot buy a professional photographer with decades of experience, commercial studio lighting correctly setup and portrait dedicated commercial grade lens.

Can you produce a Passport Renewal Code from photos taken at home?

Yes, absolutely. The UK have introduced an photo system for customers to retrieve their digital photo when they renew their passport online. This system allows passport booths and  passport shops in the UK to provide customers with a unique and secure passport code which is added to the photo sheet when it is printed. When applicants apply online on the Government’s website, they can use this code to retrieve their digital passport photo securely.

Applying for your UK passport online using a code
Order your Passport Code Here
Passport Booking Calendar

Format and Specifications Available

  • Construction Skills Register (300×350 px)
  • Driving License (35×45 mm)
  • ePassport (digital format) (600×770 px)
  • Passport (35×45 mm)
  • Visa (35×45 mm)

Photo Photo Conditions

  • Full face front view
  • Looking straight forward towards the camera
  • Neutral face expression – mouth closed
  • Nothing covering the face
  • Without any head covering (except for religious beliefs)
  • Eyes open and clearly visible (nothing covering)
  • Without any hair across the eyes
  • No flash reflections or red eye
  • Both edges of the face clearly visible
  • No sunglasses or heavily tinted glasses
  • No shadows, no refection or glare on glasses
  • Glasses may be worn as long as the eyes are clearly visible (we recommend taking them off altogether)
  • No shadows on face or background
  • Neutral plain white/gray, uniform background (not patterned or busy)
  • No retouching of the photo is allowed

Processing Steps

  • Determine the format specification you need

  • Take you Photo – Follow our Guide

  • Alternatively,  book with us to take your photo – Book Here

  • Order your Online Passport Photo, and upload your new digital photograph – Order Passport Photo Here

  • Select whether to have digital or prints in the post. Digital passport photos can be printed anywhere at the size of 6″x4″. If your have us take you photo then the prints will be produced while you wait.

  • That’s it! – Please remember the passport photos need to be taken within the last 6 months. As a rule to comply with GDPR we do not keep copies of passport photos we produce.

VISA photo specification and measurements
License photo specification and measurements