Make UK Passport Offline Photos for Free

Need a photo for your UK Passport? With our super easy service, you can get the perfect passport photo without leaving your home. Just upload a photo from your smartphone, and we’ll handle the rest. We guarantee 100% acceptance of your photos.

Why Use Our Service?
GB passport photo
45mm 35mm 32.8mm 4.9mm

Source: official website

Get photo for: UK Passport offline 35x45 mm (3.5x4.5 cm)

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How to Create Your UK Passport Offline Photo

Creating your own UK Passport photo at home is simple and convenient. Follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Select Your Country and Document Type
    Choose your country: United Kingdom (GB)
    Select "UK Passport offline 35x45 mm" as your document type
  2. Step 2: Take and Upload Your Photo
    Capture a photo using your smartphone or digital camera
    Upload the photo to our UK Passport photo maker, following the guidelines
  3. Step 3: Optimize Your Photo
    Our platform automatically adjusts your photo for proper lighting, centering, and other criteria
  4. Step 4: Download Your Image
    Download the optimized photo for your UK Passport

Photo Requirements for UK Passport

To ensure your photo is accepted, follow these guidelines:

Layout, size and scale by indentation for the GB passport
  • Size The photo should be 35x45 mm (3.5x4.5 cm)
  • Background Use a plain white or light gray background
  • Expression Keep a neutral expression
  • Attire Avoid glasses, headgear, and uniforms unless for religious reasons
  • Quality Ensure high resolution (at least 600 DPI) and proper lighting without shadows

*Data from government agencies

Detailed Requirements

Image Quality


Technical requirements if you are going to process the photo yourself through Photoshop or other services:

Clear and Focused

The photo should be clear, well-focused, and free of blur


At least 600 DPI

File Size

Between 1 MB and 15 MB


Plain white or light gray, no shadows

Taking Your UK Passport Photo at Home


  • Ensure good lighting and a plain background
  • Stand 5-7 feet away from the camera
  • Use a tripod or ask someone to take the photo for you


  • Stand straight with a neutral expression
  • Avoid shadows and ensure even lighting

Upload and Process

  • Use our platform to upload and process your photo
  • Download the final image for use

Tips for Taking Photos of Babies and Kids

For Newborns: Lay the baby on a white sheet and take the photo from above

For Older Babies: Prop them up in a chair against a white sheet


Tools based on artificial intelligence

Tools and Features

Key Features of the Online Passport Photo Editor



Trim your photo to the correct size



Adjust the photo dimensions as needed


Background Removal

Automatically remove non-neutral backgrounds



Optimize brightness, color, and contrast with one click

Printing Your Digital UK Passport Photo

For the best results, print your digital photo on high-quality matte or glossy paper. Use a dedicated photo service or our custom tool for at-home printing.

Where to Get a Passport Photo

Pharmacies and Drug Stores

Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid offer quick photo services

Shipping Centers

UPS, FedEx, and local shipping centers

Post Offices

Many post offices offer photo services for around $15 too

Retail Stores

Various retail locations have kiosks for taking photos at competitive prices


How many photos are needed for a UK Passport offline 35x45 mm application?

You only need to submit one photo with your application, but make sure it’s of high quality and meets all specifications.

What are the usual photo prices?

Expect to pay around $15 at pharmacies, shipping centers, and retail stores. Prices can vary with professional photographers.

How do I make sure my photo meets official requirements?

Review the requirements provided by the authorities and use a photo template to ensure correct positioning and size.

What’s the best way to capture a digital visa photo?

Ensure balanced lighting, avoid shadows, use a plain background, and take a high-resolution image with a neutral expression. Online services can help edit and format the photo to meet requirements.

How recent must my photo be?

Your photo should be taken within the last six months to accurately reflect your current appearance.

Can a mobile app help create a correct photo?

Yes, there are mobile apps designed for creating passport and visa photos.

How do I get a ready photo for my document using PhotoGov?

Follow the steps on the PhotoGov website, pay the service fee, and receive a high-resolution electronic photo via email. For documents offering free photo processing, just enter your email and get your processed photo in 30-40 seconds.

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