Photos MUST conform to these precise guidelines.
- In color
- Taken within the past 6 months to reflect current appearance, and not used for any other USCIS application.
- Shows full face, a frontal view with neurtral facial expression, eyes open - no glasses, hats or head covering that obscures hair or hairline (exception: coverings worn for a religious purpose).
- 2x2 inches, where the head is centered and measures between 1 inch to 1-3/8 inches (25 mm to 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head. See image below.
- Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background with no distracting shadows on the face or background
Passport/Immigration Photo Locations
- CVS, 65 Central Street, Wellesley 781-237-2520
- Newtonville Camera &Video, 249 Walnut Street, Newton 617-965-1240
- Paradise Photo & Video, 203 Union Street, South Natick 508-655-9288
- Newton MotoPhoto Portrait Studio, 739 Beacon Street, Newton Center 617-630-5289