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


How it works

1. Take a picture

Use a white wall as background, take several photos with a camera or smartphone

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.

Passport Photos in Atlanta

United States Passport Photo Size and Requirements in Atlanta

  • The photograph was taken within the past six months
  • Ensure that the background is white or off-white
  • It is important to have a neutral facial expression or to smile naturally, with your eyes open.
  • Be sure that your entire face is visible to the camera.
  • Dress in clothes normally worn for day-to-day activities
  • Make sure you have the correct size
    • 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm)
    • Head must be between 1 -1 3/8 inches (25 - 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head
  • Photo Printed on Matte or Glossy Paper
  • Printed in color
  • Headphones and hands-free devices are not permitted in the picture.
  • Glasses are also not permitted.
    • When you cannot remove your glasses due to medical reasons, you must submit a signed note from your doctor.
  • Head coverings and hats are prohibited.
    • In the case that you wear a hat or head covering solely as religious attire, please submit a signed statement clarifying that it is commonly worn or required in public religious attire.
    • A doctor's statement is required when you wear a hat or head covering for medical reasons on a daily basis.
    • Hats and head coverings must not obscure your hairline or cast shadows over your face, and your entire face must be visible.

Other Passport / Visa Photo Rules, Guidelines, and Specifications

What is the best way to pose for my passport photo?
Face the camera with your head in the center and your shoulders straight, and smile or display a neutral expression.

Is it okay for me to smile in my passport photo?
However, the smile must be natural and not exaggerated.

Am I allowed to wear sunglasses, glasses, or tinted glasses in my passport photo?
No, you will need to take them off for your passport photo.

You must submit a signed note from your doctor if you cannot remove your glasses due to medical reasons.

In my photo, can I wear a hat or headcover?
Hats and head coverings may be worn, but you must provide a signed statement clarifying that the item is part of recognized, traditional religious clothing often worn or required in public or a signed doctor's statement verifying the item is used daily for medical purposes.

There must be no shadows cast by hats or head coverings, and your entire face must remain visible.

Is it alright to wear a uniform in my photo?
No, Uniforms, clothes that look like uniforms, or camouflage are not allowed.

Can red-eye be removed from my photos?
The red-eye cannot be removed digitally. A new photo will have to be submitted without red-eye.

Are there any tips you can share for taking a photo of a baby or toddler?
If you are taking a picture of your baby or toddler, no other people should be present.

Please lay your baby on his back or her side on a flat surface, the background will be automatically removed by our website. When taking a picture from above, make sure there are no shadows on your baby's face. Another helpful thing to do is to take a picture of your child in the car seat.

In burst mode, take as many photos as you can in one shot.

Can my child's eye be closed in a photo of him or her?
Infants' eyes may be partially or completely closed. Other children must always have both their eyes open.

Do I need to retake my photograph if my appearance has changed (grown a beard, dyed my hair)?
Only if your appearance has been significantly altered since your passport was issued. A new beard or colored hair would not be considered significant changes. A new passport is not necessary if you can still be identified by your current passport photo.

A new passport is required if you have:

Significantly altered the appearance of the face through surgery or trauma
Numerous/large facial piercings/tattoos added or removed
Having lost/gained a substantial amount of weight
transitioned from one gender to another
You do not need to apply for a new passport for a child whose appearance has changed due to natural aging.

Example Photos

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Example Photos for Children

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Where To Get Passport Photos Near United States Atlanta?

The easiest way to create a passport photo is through our website. Our website only requires you to upload a picture of yourself taken with your phone. You can generate a digital and a printable version of your photo within seconds from our website by removing the background. It saves time and money!

Alternative photo services are available at any of the following shops. 

1. Passport Fast Photos

 3115 Piedmont Rd Bldg E Ste 101 Atlanta, GA 30305

2. Photo Marco Studios

 725 Ponce De León Ave NE Ste 200 Atlanta, GA 30306

3. Advanced Photo & Imaging

 6025 Sandy Springs Cir Sandy Springs, GA 30328

4. British Passport Pro

 333 Sandy Springs Cir Ste 109 Atlanta, GA 30328

5. Professional Photo Resources

 667 11th St NW Atlanta, GA 30318


2400 Herodian Way SE Ste 235 Smyrna, GA 30080

How to print a passport photo in Atlanta?

The printable photos can be printed at home after you download them from our website if you have photo paper and a colour printer. Print the passport photo on 4R 4x6" photo paper. We provide you with six US passport photos on our website. Print the photos on 4x6" photo paper and cut them along the gray borders to get six correct size US passport photos (2x2").

In the event that you don't have a color printer at home, you can order 4x6" prints from these online photo printing websites:



Photo Booth in Atlanta

Atlanta has some photo booths, but it would be better if you keep in mind the guidelines for taking a US passport photo before you go. 

CVS passport photos services in Atlanta

Our website allows you to download your passport photo for printing at CVS stores. You can order your passport photo online and pick it up at any CVS store by using the CVS app. This can also be done in person at the store. Make sure to select the right size of paper to ensure that your passport photo size is accurate. The photo sheet downloaded from our website is for printing on 4R 4x6" photo paper.

CVS photo shops in Atlanta:

1.520 Boulevard SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

2.842 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

3.1943 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30309

4.1554 N Decatur Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307

5. 3221 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

6.680 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

7.2350 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

8. 865 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306

9. 3637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319

10.1455 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Passport photo services at Walgreens

Another option to print your photo is Walgreens. Through the Walgreens app, you can order and pick up your passport photo online. It is also possible to pick up the photo at the store. Please keep in mind that the photo sheet received from our website is for printing on 4R 4x6" photo paper. Make sure you print on the appropriate size paper to ensure that your passport photo is the correct size. A passport photo at Walgreens costs $16.99, but you can get it for $0.37 if you print out the photo template, which means you can save up to 99.9%.

Local Walgreens photo outlets in Atlanta:

1. 855 Veterans Memorial Hwy SE, Mableton, GA 30126

2. 595 Piedmont Ave NE Ste 100, Atlanta, GA 30308

3. 2893 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

4. 25 Peachtree St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303

5. 2020 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

6. 3800 Princeton Lakes Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30331

7. 2711 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30315

8. 3658 Roswell Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30342

9. 2498 Cumberland Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

10. 3925 Peachtree Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319

Passport photos at Walmart

You can easily print your passport photo at Walmart. Upload the photo from our website, and then select the 4x6" photo paper, and you can order your photo. It will be ready in one hour at your nearest store or you can arrange to have it delivered to your home.

Walmart photo shops in Atlanta:

1. 1801 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

2. 1105 Research Center Atlanta Dr Sw, Atlanta, GA 30331

3. 835 Martin Luther King Jr Dr Nw, Atlanta, GA 30314

4. 5455 Atlanta HwyAlpharetta,GA 30004

5. 844 Cleveland Ave, East Point, GA 30344

6. 4221 Atlanta Hwy, Loganville, GA 30052

7. 1871 Chamblee Tucker RdChambleeGA 30341

8. 2940 Anvil Block RdEllenwoodGA 30294

9. 2525 N Decatur RdDecaturGA 30033

10. 2427 Gresham Rd SeAtlantaGA 30316

Rite Aid passport photo services

At Rite Aid Pharmacy, you can take pictures, or you can download passport photos from our site and print them at any Rite Aid for just 19 cents.

Atlanta Rite Aid photo shops:

1. 2345 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305

2. Rockmart, GA 30153

3. 909 Eagles Landing Pkwy, Stockbridge, GA 30281

4. 2020 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

5. 833 Forest Pkwy, Forest Park, GA 30297


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How to make United States Passport photo in Atlanta

Step 1: Use a digital camera or a smartphone

Find someone to take the photo for you and selfie photo is not acceptable for passport photo application. If you have a tripod, use it. A tripod will make it easier to keep the camera steady and level. The distance of the person to the camera should be around 1 meter.

Step 2: Find a venue with good lighting

When taking photo, you should face the light, such as a nice bright window or the door. This can provide even lighting to avoid shadows on the face and background. The face must be evenly lit. There should be no shadows and glares on the face.

Note: No need to worry about the background as our online passport photo generator will automatically remove or change the background for you.

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Step 3: Wear properly for your passport photo

Do not wear uniforms. Wear regular street clothes in your photo.

Do not wear eyeglasses. If you wear glasses, sunglasses, or tinted glasses, take them off for your passport photo.

Your face must still be fully visible.  Don’t let your hair drape over your face and obscure your eyes. If you have very long bangs that cover your eyebrows, you should pin them back with bobby pins. It’s best if your ears show, as well, but that won’t cause your photo to be rejected.

No hats are allowed in passport photos unless it is religious headgear such as a headscarf or yarmulke that you wear every day.

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Step 4: Pose for a passport

Look straight towards the camera with face straight on. Head should not be tilted or rotated.

Both ears showing or both edges of the face visible if hair covers the ears.

Shoulders should be visible, and there should be enough space around the head for cropping the photo.

Position the camera in the same height as the head.

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Step 5: Have a neutral facial expression

You can smile in your passport photos, but the government prefers that you have a neutral facial expression.

Smiling or having your mouth open is usually not acceptable, especially under the new international passport rules.

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Unacceptable passport photo


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