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Canada Temp Resident Visa Digital Photo (IMM 5256)

Get professional looking Canada visa photos mailed to your home or office anywhere in USA or Canada. Or pick them up at your local Walgreens, CVS, Target or Walmart store anywhere in the USA or Canada (Walmart stores only) within few hours.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada now requires Digital Photo to be submitted with online application for Temporary Resident Visa (IMM 5256). The photo specs are as following:

Digital PhotoDimensions:

  • The frame size must be at least 35 mm x 45 mm
  • The photographs must show the full front view of the head, with the face in the middle of the photograph, and include the top of the shoulders.
  • The size of the head, from chin to crown, must be between 31 mm and 36 mm
  • Crown means the top of the head or (if obscured by hair or a head covering) where the top of the head or skull would be if it could be seen.
  • Digital dimensions are often expressed in pixels or DPI (dots per inch). The physical dimensions in pixels must be at least 420x540.

Quality/Resolution: If an existing photo is being scanned, the minimum resolution must be 600 pixels per inch.
File Format: The file may be submitted in JPEG or JPEG2000 format.
File Size:
The final size of the image should be ideally 240 kB, but not less than 60 kB.
Color: The image must be in color (24 bits per pixel) in sRGB colour space which is the common output for most digital cameras.

Order your 8 printed photos alongwith one digital photo at one low price of $11.95.

Easy Ordering process:

First, Validate your photo(s) and if they look good, email us photos to
Second, please your order here:
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Canada Immigration photos are photos used with Canada Immigration, Permament Resident Card applications/renewals.Canada Visa photos are photos used for Canada Visitor Visa application, Canada Temporary Resident Visa, Canada Study Permit or Canada Work Permit.

Once you are ready to order, we need two things: Your photo(s) and your order/payment.
To send us your photo(s), you can upload them on our server by clicking here: Upload your photo(s) and to place your order and to make your payment, click here: Make Payment. These two steps/tasks can be done in any order but needs to be completed within 30 minutes window. Our server based matching automatically matches your photos with your name, address, email address that you use on your PayPal.
If you have any confusion or doubts about our processes, you can click here to contact us.

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Click here to access the official Canada Visa Photo guide (as of Oct 2009)