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UKBA Photographs/ UKBA Passport photos

UK Border Agency- Visa Photos

We are pleased to extend our online passport photo service for UKBA photos. You will find some useful information about Schengen Visa/UK Passport or UKBA photos below. Depending on your requirements we will mail you 6 to 8 Schengen visa photos. If you need the photos urgently, after placing an order, please e-mail us address of your local Walgreens store (or click here) and we will make your photos available at your local Walgreens store without any extra charge. (Note: We can also make them available at your Target store but your store will require a payment of 20 cents at the time of pickup.)

UKBA Photos- Full specifications

UKBA Photo Specs

EU Visa/Schengen visa photo requirements:

  • You must not wear any headwear (Rule has exceptions for certain credible religious reasons).
  • Photo must be high-quality and professional.
  • Schengen visa photo requires that it clearly shows your facial features from the tip of your chin to the crown of your head as well as your left and right sides of your face. Your face must fill around 70 to 80% of the photo-face must be somewhere between 32 and 36 mm high.
  • Red eyes must be avoided.
  • Only color photos are accepted
  • Photos should have light background

UKBA- Visas and immigration

This section contains information about immigration categories for non-European nationals. It describes the eligibility requirements for each category, and explains how you can make an application inside or outside the UK.

If you are a national of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you should read the European nationals section.

If you do not know whether you need a visa to come to the UK, or which immigration category is most suitable for you, our Do you need a visa? questionnaire will help you find the answer.

UKBA - Visiting the UK

Information for tourists and others who want to come to the UK for a short stay.

UKBA - Studying in the UK

Find out how you can be a student at one of the UK's academic institutions

UKBA- Working in the UK

Full details of all our immigration categories for migrants who want to work or do business here.

UKBA- Partners and families

Find out how dependants of British citizens, people settled here and temporary migrants can join and remain with their family members in the UK.

UKBA- Diplomats, government officials and members of governments

Information for diplomats, government officials and members of governments who want to travel to or through the UK.

While you are in the UK

Your rights and responsibilities while you are here, plus information and advice on topics such as travelling abroad and transferring your visa to a new passport.

UKBA- Settling in the UK

When you have been in the UK as a migrant for some time, you might be able to settle here permanently.

Important Links for European Visa Schengen Visa Photos:

General Consulate of France in Houston requires 35x45 sized photos. Click here for samples on their website.

Consulate General of France in New York ( From this website: All forms must be completely and legibly filled out in black or blue ink, signed and dated. All photos must be recent, identical, passport size - 2" x 2" (4,5cm x 4,5cm) and showing face front the forehead hairline and ears on a white background)

Some samples from Germany Schengen Visa Photos

Sample Schengen Visa Photos taken from French Consulate website in Houston

sample Schengen Visa photo size