Create Your India Passport Seva Photos Online for Free

Getting your India passport photos is now easier than ever with our online service. Just upload a photo from your smartphone, and we’ll turn it into a perfectly-sized passport photo that meets all official requirements. Plus, we guarantee 100% acceptance of your photos.

Why Choose Our Service?
IN passport photo
45mm 35mm 75% 3mm
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Source: official website portal2.passportindia.gov.in

Get photo for: India passport Seva 4.5x3.5 cm

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How to Create Your India Passport Photo

Follow these simple steps to create your own India passport photo at home, saving you the hassle of visiting a professional photographer:

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  1. Select Country and Document Type:
    Choose your country (India).
    Select the type of document (India passport Seva 4.5x3.5 cm).
  2. Take and Upload Your Photo:
    Capture a photo using your smartphone or digital camera.
    Upload the photo to our India passport photo maker, following the biometric guidelines.
  3. Optimize Your Photo:
    Our platform will automatically adjust your photo for proper lighting, centering, and other criteria.
  4. Download Your Image:
    Download the optimized photo for use in your passport application.

Guidelines for India Passport Photos

To ensure your photo meets all requirements for the India passport application, follow these guidelines:

45mm
35mm
75%
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Layout, size and scale by indentation for the IN passport
  • Size The photo should be 35x45 mm
  • Background Use a plain white or off-white background
  • Expression Maintain 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

Make sure to check how your photo will appear when printed to get the result. Save your photo in the format as instructed. It's important to understand the specifications, for passport and visa photos. Here are some common requirements:

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

Photo Quality

Clear and well-focused, without blur or noise.

Resolution

Minimum of 600 DPI.

File Size

Between 1 MB and 15 MB.

Background

Plain white or off-white, no shadows.

Taking Your India Passport Photo at Home

Setup

  • 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.

Pose

  • 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.

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Tools and Features

Key Features of the Online Passport Photo Editor

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Crop

Trim your photo to the correct size

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Resize

Adjust the photo dimensions as needed

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Background Removal

Automatically remove non-neutral backgrounds

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Auto-Adjustment

Optimize brightness, color, and contrast with one click

Printing Your Digital India Passport Photo

For 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 an India Passport Photo

Pharmacies

Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid offer quick passport photo services.

Shipping Centers

UPS, FedEx, and local shipping centers provide similar services.

Post Offices

Post offices often offer passport photo services for approximately $15.

Retail Stores

Many retail locations have kiosks for taking passport photos at competitive prices.

FAQ

How many photos are required for an India passport Seva application?

You only need to submit one photo with your India passport Seva application, though you should ensure it is of high quality and meets all specifications.

What are the usual passport photo prices?

Expect to pay around $15 at pharmacies, shipping centers, and retail stores. Professional photographer fees will vary.

How do I ensure my passport picture meets official requirements?

Review the requirements laid out by the State Department and use a passport photo template to ensure correct positioning and size.

What is the recommended method for capturing a digital passport photo?

Use 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?

Ensure your photo is 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 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 that offer free photo processing, simply enter your email, and receive the processed photo in 30-40 seconds.

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