Make Hong Kong Passport / Visa Photo Online

How idPhotoDIY works

Step 1: Take passport photo using smart phone or digital camera.

  • 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.
  • Make sure there are no shadows on your face or on the background.
  • 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.

Step 2: Upload the photo to make passport size photo.

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Passport Photo Size and Requirements

  • Photo size must be 40 x 50 mm (4 x 5 cm).
  • Head must be between 32 - 36 mm from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head.
  • Use a plain white background

Example Photos

Hong Kong passport photo requirements

Other Passport / Visa Photo Rules, Guidelines, and Specifications

When you take the photo, please do not wear head dress, and avoid heavy make-up and overly dark or overly light-coloured clothing.

The photograph will not be accepted if the applicant in the photograph is:

  • Not centred
  • Wearing a frame across eyes
  • With hair across eyes or eyebrows
    Seen with flash reflection on face/glasses
  • With shadow
  • Too light
  • Too dark

Hong Kong passport photo requirements

Your photograph will be personalised on the data page of your passport or Doc/I by laser engraving. The quality of the image that appears on your passport or Doc/I will depend on the quality and colour of the original photograph you furnish.

Please do not fold, staple, or write on the back of the photograph, or attach the photograph to the application form by paper clip. Otherwise, the photograph will become unsuitable for passport or Doc/I personalisation.

An application with a substandard photograph will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant.

Acceptable File Format of Digital Photograph for Online Application (For passport application only)

Image type: JPEG
File size: 600Kbytes or below
Acceptable dimension:

Captured by scanner (600dpi) - Photograph size: 40 mm(W) x 50 mm(H)
Captured by digital camera - Image size: 1200 px(W) x 1600 px(H)

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