Guide to photo formats and sizes requirements for Japan (日本)

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Document TypePassport (35 x 45 mm) Get Started
Picture size35x45 mm (width x height)
Head height77 % of the photo total height
Top head distance7 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital format826x1062
Document TypeVisa (45 x 45 mm) Get Started
Picture size45x45 mm (width x height)
Head height75 % of the photo total height
Top head distance10 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital formatautomatically calculated
Document TypeVisa from USA (2 x 2 inch) Get Started
Picture size50x50 mm (width x height)
Head height60 % of the photo total height
Top head distance10 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital format1000x1000
Document TypeAPEC Business Travel Card (35 x 45 mm) Get Started
Picture size35x45 mm (width x height)
Head height77 % of the photo total height
Top head distance9 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital format826x1062
Document TypeAlien Registration/Professional (30 x 40 mm) Get Started
Picture size30x40 mm (width x height)
Head height75 % of the photo total height
Top head distance6 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital format900x1200
Document TypeInternational Driving License (40 x 50 mm) Get Started
Picture size40x50 mm (width x height)
Head height70 % of the photo total height
Top head distance10 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital format1280x1600
link to official documentshttps://www.la.us.emb-japan.go.jp/e_web/e_m02_07_02.htm