Passport photo requirements India visa and OCI

We can take your official passport photo for a visa application and also for your OCI application

India passport photo requirements for visa application

Passport photo requirements India; for this you need two color passport photos for both the business visa and a tourist visa. The passport photo size differs from the standard Dutch passport photo.

The photos have the following requirements:

  • Have the following dimension, 50mm wide x 50mm high.
  • Be of good quality
  • Have a solid, light-colored background. Preferably white
  • The face covers 70-80% of the photo
  • Glued once in the designated place on the application form and the other photo must be attached to the application form with a paper clip.
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Online digital submission of the e-visa pass photo:

  • Size must be at least 350px X 350px
  • Size must be maximum 1000 px X 1000 px
  • sRGB 24 bit color depth required
  • jpg format
  • file must not be smaller than 10 kb
  • file cannot be larger than 300 kb
  • are otherwise the same as the above requirements

Passport photo requirements India for an OCI application

Passport photo requirements for India for an “Overseas Citizen of India” (OCI) document are that you must hand in / send in both a print and a digital version. The passport photo size differs from the standard Dutch passport photo.

The photos have the following requirements:

  • Have the following dimensions, 51mm wide x 51mm high.
  • Be of good quality
  • Have a solid, light-colored background. But no white.
  • The face covers 80% of the photo
  • Front view of the person’s head and shoulders with the full face
  • The face is in the center of the photo.
Pasfoto eisen India vlag ASA FOTO Amsterdam

Online digital submission of the “Overseas Citizen of India” (OCI) photo:

  • Size must be at least 200px X 200px
  • Size must be up to 1500px X 1500px
  • jpg format
  • file must not be larger than 500 kb
  • are otherwise the same as the above requirements

Adjustment in requirements:

We are aware of the latest developments in the rules and requirements that a country imposes on 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 correspond so that you are always up to date.

Request a visa:

You can apply for one of our partners to apply for your visa.
Visa abroad: Click here to apply for the visa for India directly.

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