Passport photo requirements Belgium

Photo requirements Belgium for passport and visa

The passport photo requirements for Belgium are that you must submit one official color passport photo that meets the standards of the I.C.A.O. (International Civil Aviation Organization). Both the passport photo and the visa photo must meet the same requirements of the Schengen countries.

Cost of passport photo or visa photo Belgium:

Having passport photos made for Belgium is possible and s/a € 15,-. You will receive 6 photos for this. We neatly cut these photos for you, put them in a handy folder so that it is easy to take with you. If you also need the photo digitally, € 2,50 will be added. We will send this digital photo to your e-mail address.

Make a passport photo without an appointment:

You can walk-in without an appointment at the Hugo de Grootplein 17 in Amsterdam. Your photos are usually ready immediately. It is not necessary to make an appointment for a passport photo in our studio.

Requirements passport photos Belgium:

  • Be good looking and recently taken
  • Have a light and even in hue background
  • Have the official size of 35 mm wide x 45 mm high
  • Have a face size between 31 mm and 36 mm.
  • Not be older than 6 months
  • Be printed in high quality photo paper
  • These photos must be a Close-up of the head with the shoulders, the face covers 70-80% of the photo
  • Sharp, clear, with good contrast and without markings on the front or back
  • Looking straight and neutral at the camera
  • Have Natural skin tones
  • Have no shadows visible on the face or behind it
  • Have the eyes open and fully visible
  • Have no facial reflections or red eyes
  • Glasses are allowed provided they clear glasses, no reflection and no thick frame, eyes must be fully visible
  • Have everything visible from the bottom of the chin to the top of the forehead, including the edges of the face
  • Headgear is not allowed, unless it is for religious reasons
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Adjustment in the requirements:

We are aware of the latest developments in the field of the rules and requirements that a country sets for the passport photo. It is possible that a country decides to adjust the requirements for taking a passport photo. Therefore, always take the form that you receive from your consulate with you when you have the passport photo taken. In general, the consulate is the first to receive the new rules. We will then check for you whether the requirements match, so that you are always up to date.

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