Guide to photo formats and sizes requirements for United States

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Document TypePassport (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 TypeVisa (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 TypeGreen card (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 TypeCitizenship (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 TypeEmployment Authorization (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 TypeNY Gun License (1.5 x 1.5 inch) Get Started
Picture size37.5x37.5 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 format1000x1000
Document TypeNY MTA Metrocard (1.5 x 2 inch) Get Started
Picture size37.5x50 mm (width x height)
Head height70 % of the photo total height
Top head distance12 % from top the of the photo
Background color       
Printable format10 cm x 15 cm - 4" x 6"
Digital format1000x1000
link to official documentshttps://travel.state.gov