US Passport Application and Renewal
In order to renew or to apply for a new US passport you will need need to have your passport photo taken. Click here to order passport photos online.
The photo will be stapled onto your passport application so it is crucial that it is 100% compliant with all the necessary US governmental requirements since the processing of your passport application may be delayed if you do not submit a photo that meets the requirements.
To avoid your passport processing being delayed, we recommend that you use MyPassportPhotos.com
Remember that you have 2 options when applying for your new passport:
1) You can fill in your US Passport application by hand –>Download Here
2) or Complete it online and then print it –> Download Here
Your passport photo must meet the following requirements to be accepted with your US Passport application:
Make sure your photo presents your full head from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin
You should have a neutral expression and face the camera with open eyes
Photo should be in color
Printed on matte or glossy photo quality paper
2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) in size
Your photo should be taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance
The photo should have a white or off-white background
MyPassportPhotos.com will process your photo, running multiple tests to make entirely sure that it’s compliant with government regulations. If it isn’t, they will correct it by letting you take another photo at no cost to you, as long as it’s clear that you tried to follow regulations.
Once your photo has been approved, it will arrive at your residence within 3 to 7 business days, or you can collect it at your local Walgreens as soon as the next day.
With MyPassportPhotos.com, getting your passport photo in the United States of America is a piece of cake.
How to take my passport photo online?
- STEP 1 – Select the type and country that you need the photos for and then chose the number of photos that you need. MyPassportPhotos has a mobile app for those using their smartphones.
- STEP 2 – Upload any photo to the system. You can take a photo with a smartphone and simplify the process. Don not worry about the size of your photo, we will determine the specific requirements that your photo must meet to make sure it’s compliant with US government standards.
STEP 3 – Complete Payment and receive your photo in professional photographic paper at your home in 3 to 7 business days or pick it up at your nearest Walgreens store that you can select on the website after completing your order.