United States Green card Photo 2x2 inch (51x51 mm, 5.1x5.1 cm) Size and RequirementsMake United States Green card Photos Online Now »
|Document type||Green card|
|Passport picture size||Width: 2 inch, Height: 2 inch|
|Image definition parameters||Head must be between 1 -1 3/8 inches (25 - 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head|
|Digital photo for online submission||Yes|
|Digital photo size||Width: 600 pixels , Height: 600 pixels|
|Photo Paper type||matte|
Digital Photo Requirements
Submitting a Digital Photograph (Image)
The submitted image must adhere to the following specifications. Photographs submitted must be a recent photograph, taken within the last 6 months. Please be advised that Failure to comply with any of the following requirements may result in Disqualification from the US DV Lottery Program.
A digital photograph (image) of you, your spouse, and each child must be submitted online with the E-DV entry form. The image file can be produced either by taking a new digital photograph or by scanning a photographic print with a digital scanner.
The image file must adhere to the following compositional and technical specifications and can be produced in one of the following ways: taking a new digital image or using a digital scanner to scan a photograph.
The submitted digital image must conform to the following compositional specifications or the entry will be disqualified.
Head Coverings and Hats
Color photographs in 24-bit color depth are required
Color photographs may be downloaded from a camera to a file in the computer or they may be scanned onto a computer. If you are using a scanner, the settings must be for True Color or 24-bit color mode. See the additional scanning requirements below.
The submitted digital photograph must conform to the following specifications or the system will automatically reject the E-DV entry form and notify the sender.
Taking a New Digital Image
If a new digital image is taken, it must meet the following specifications:
Scanning a Submitted Photograph
Before a photographic print is scanned, it must meet the compositional specifications listed above. If the photographic print meets the print color and compositional specifications, scan the print using the following scanner specifications:
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