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Photograph Requirements

Two (2) COLOR frontal view photographs for each applicant. Photographs must meet the following requirements:

  • Photos must be 2 x 2 inches (50 x 50 mm)
  • Color photograph
  • White background
  • No borders
  • Applicant must face the camera directly
  • Applicant’s face must cover at least 50% of the area of the photo
  • Both ears must be visible
  • No earrings
  • No head covering
  • Photo must be recent (taken no more than six months ago)
  • Print name of applicant on the back of the photo

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Photo Requirement


  • Forbidden Items and Entry Regulations
    Forbidden Items
    NO backpacks, suitcases, or large bags/handbags
    NO laptops, tablets or MP3 players
    NO cameras, electronic chargers and ear plugs
    More restricted items
    Only visa applicants with confirmed appointments will be granted access on to the Embassy compound. Accompanying persons are required to wait outside the Embassy entrance.
    If you fail to follow these security requirements you may face delays or cancellations to your visit.

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