How idPhotoDIY works
Create your passport / visa photos online for printing and online submission

How it works

1. Take a picture

Take several photos with a camera or smartphone. No need to worry about the background as our system will remove or change the background for you.

2. Crop the photo

Crop your photo to the correct ID or passport size photo. Over 50 templates available!

3. Download and print

Download your photo and print it at any photo store or online. Single digital photo is also available.

Finland (Suomi) Visa Photo Size Requirements

Passport picture size Width: 36 mm, Height: 47 mm
Resolution (DPI) 600
Background color White
Printable photo Yes
Digital photo for online submission Yes
Digital photo size Width: 500 pixels , Height: 653 pixels
Photo Paper type matte
Detailed requirements

Finland passport requirements was changed after 21 August 2006. In the new requirements, a digital passport photo will be stored in the chip of biometric passports to be used for automatic face recognition. The passport photo must be compliant to the requirements:

1. Photo can be in color of monochrome;

2. Photo size must be 47mm high and 36mm wide. The distance of top of head without hair and chin should be 32-36mm. Child under 11 years old can have smaller head size, but should be at least 25mm.

3. Photo background should be plain. For child passport photo, there should be other objects or people in the photo.

4. The subject in the photo should look straight to the camera.

5. No shadows on the face and background. No red eye. Photo must not be overexposed or underexposed.

6. Neutral expression with mouth closed and both eyes open. Forehead should be visible.

7. Photo must be sharp and in focus and the photo must be printed on high-quality photograph paper.


  • Save Money: Create your own printable passport photo with multiple passport photos and print it at $0.20 per 4R photo (4x6 print).
  • Save Time: It takes less than five minutes to generate a passport photo. No need to waste time taking photo at photo studio.
  • Standard Passport Photo Size: Our passport photo size templates meet the official passport photo requirements.
  • Visa Photo Size for 70+ Countries: We also have Visa photo templates for many countries.
  • Easy to Take Baby Passport Photo: You can take baby passport photo at home rather than bringing the baby outside to take photo.
  • Look Good for Your Passport Photo: Everyone wants to have a good looking passport photo. Just take as many photos as your want and choose the best one for printing.

Steps to Create Your Own Passport / Visa Photos

  • Select the country and the photo type.
  • Upload a photo. Once the photo is uploaded, the Crop page opens.
  • On the Crop page, you can cut the image using the crop frame.
  • When you have completed the cropping, click on the Next button.
  • On the enhancement page, select the best photo with bright background and not overexposed, then click the Next button.
  • Download the printable image from the Download page.

How to take a picture for passport photo at home

  • Equipment: Use a digital camera or the back camera of your smartphone to take high quality photos.
  • Background: Take the photo in front of a plain background such as white wall or screen. Make sure that there are no other objects in the background.
  • Lighting: Make sure there are no shadows on your face or on the background. Adjust the distance to the wall to remove shadows on the background. Face the light source such as a window to remove shadows on the face. You can use additional light source to get even lighting on the face.
  • Facial features: Have a neutral facial expression. Look straight to the camera. Shown full face. Eyebrows should not be covered by hair. Eyes open. Mouth closed. Slight smile is acceptable.
  • Position the camera in the same height as the head.
  • Shoulders should be visible, and there should be enough space around the head for cropping the photo.

Get more information on taking passport photo at home and United States Passport Photos Near Me.

How to print your passport photos

There are three ways you can print your passport photos:

  1. You can print your passport photo at home using a color printer.
  2. Save the photo to a thumb drive and print it at any photo printing shops like Costco, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart.
  3. Use online photo printing services such as Snapfish and Shutterfly.