Passport Photo Resizer

Passport Photo Resizer

Get your perfect biometric photo (compliance guaranteed)

What do you get?

You save time and money - take a biometric photo conveniently without leaving home

Convenience
Digital photo within a few seconds or printouts shipping to your home
Professional service
Over 1,000,000 people have used our services within 7 years.
Money-back guarantee
If your photo is rejected by authorities, we will refund you twice the price you paid
Satisfaction guarantee
Take as many photo shots as you want - you pay only when you are satisfied
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Resize photo to passport size

Passport Photo Resizer
Size
Width: 2 in
Height: 2 in
Resolution
301 dpi
Image definition parameters
  • Head height: 1.29 in
  • Bottom of the Photo to the Eye Line: 1.18 in
Is it suitable for online submission?
yes
Is it printable?
yes
Background Color

How to take a photo?

Body-camera distance
1
Body-camera distance
Posture: Straight ahead
Posture: Straight ahead
2
Posture: Straight ahead
Even lighting on both sides of the face
Even lighting on both sides of the face
3
Even lighting on both sides of the face

Resize photo for passport

Every U.S. citizen needs a passport picture that meets the requirements posed by the State Department. One of the criteria concerns the correct passport photo size: it must be 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) to pass through a compliance check.

If you have a picture that meets all the requirements but is not cropped correctly, don’t worry. Thanks to various tools available on the market, resizing your image to a passport-size one is possible. One of them is PhotoAiD®—an advanced passport picture resizer that follows state regulations to provide you with a 100% compliant, satisfying passport photo.

Resizing passport photos—options

Those who wish to apply for a U.S. passport but need a properly-cropped picture can use different apps, tools, and programs. Thanks to them, applicants can get an image close to the passport-size one. 

However, many applications (IDPhoto4You or 123passportphoto, for example) require users to resize their pictures manually. This may result in inadequate dimensions or minor mistakes that applicants unintentionally skip. 

On the other hand, programs with built-in cropping tools do not offer a compliance check, so there is no acceptance guarantee.

If you are wondering how to resize an image to passport size, look no further.

PhotoAiD® is a perfect solution for all U.S. citizens who do not want to spend time analyzing the size requirements and editing their pictures. The application takes only 3 seconds to smoothly resize photos to passport size for your U.S. documents.

The advanced AI technology does not only crop and resize the image to the required dimensions but also adjusts the background. It can also remove shadows or some objects appearing in the picture.

After all the automatic processes are finished, every picture is carefully reviewed by one of the biometric photography experts. As a result, customers receive a satisfying, 100% compliant passport-size picture.

PhotoAiD® comes as a website or a mobile application on Android and iOS. Try it today and see how to resize a photo for a U.S. passport without a hassle!

Resize your passport photo: free solution

Resizing your photo to passport size means you will spend some time cropping the picture manually without the compliance guarantee, or you will pay for the service alone.

PhotoAiD® allows you to resize photos for U.S. passports… for free!

Moreover, you don’t need to devote time to knowing the size requirements. Our passport-size photo resizer will change your image’s dimensions automatically in seconds.

Every user can download a free 4x6 template and visit the nearest drugstore or print shop to have the passport photos printed for less than 1$!

Get your perfect U.S. passport photo and resize it for free with PhotoAiD®.

U.S. passport photos: size and other requirements

As with all official documents, U.S. passports have specific requirements that applicants must follow. There are also certain criteria when it comes to pictures used in passports.

For a printed U.S. passport photo to be accepted by authorities, it must:

  • measure 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm);
  • have a white background;
  • be of high quality;
  • be taken within the last 6 (six) months;
  • have the applicant’s head between 1 inch to 1 ⅜ inch in height;
  • present the applicant with a neutral facial expression, open eyes, closed mouth, and fully-visible face, looking directly at the camera.

American citizens who wish to submit their digital passport photo must remember about other requirements that apply to this image type. An acceptable digital image is:

  • between 600 x 600 px and 1200 x 1200 px;
  • in color, according to the sRGB color space;
  • of high quality, without blurs;
  • no larger than 240 kB;
  • uploaded as a JPEG file.

While taking their U.S. passport photos, applicants cannot wear:

  • uniforms, camouflage, or any outfits resembling the two;
  • eyeglasses, unless they are supported by a signed doctor’s statement, or sunglasses;
  • jewelry and hair accessories that obscure the applicant’s face.

Moreover, individuals must wear their hair in a way that allows authorities to see the applicant’s fully-visible face. Facial piercings and tattoos are acceptable.

Make sure you follow these dress code-related requirements. For the technical ones, let PhotoAiD® give you a hand, and be confident about your compliance-guaranteed passport photo!

Last update: 1/19/23

Frequently Asked Questions

❓ How do I resize a photo to passport size?

U.S. citizens can resize their photos to passport size using different applications or tools. However, most of them require users to do it manually. We recommend trying PhotoAiD®, which automatically crops and resizes any image to a passport-size one.

❓ How can I resize my photo to passport size for free?

There are free applications available on the internet. However, they do not guarantee a compliance check, and because of the manual cropping, users may not resize pictures perfectly. For compliance-guaranteed passport photos that are automatically cropped, resized, and adjusted to U.S. photo requirements, use PhotoAiD®.

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