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At Reload in Paddington we specialise in taking perfect Passport, Visa and ID photos. We can snap and print your Blue Badge Photo for you in store in Paddington, or online from the comfort of your home.

If you wish to apply for a blue badge you will require a suitable photo and we can do exactly that for you. Interestingly the blue badge photo requirement is the same specification as the UK passport photo and we meet these requirements.

Get your Blue Badge Photo in 2 ways

Option 1: Visit us at our store in Paddington

When you pop into our store in Paddington, we will take a photo of you while you wait.

Option 2: Blue Badge photo by Post

Take a photo of yourself against a white wall at home like the image below & upload it to us, and we will post it to you with next day delivery.

Photo Guide

Upload your photo to us here



Alternative Upload link if you have problems above


We can take your Blue Badge Photo in-store OR we can post it to you with fast delivery. Just upload a photo of yourself and let us do the rest!


Reload Internet is opened seven days a week and we have later opening times than the Post Office including on on weekends. We can create passport photos for any country in the world. You can learn more here.

Blue Badge Photo Requirements

The blue badge photo you choose to send with your application must follow the proper guidelines. Reload Internet’s specialist staff and printing equipment will always ensure that your blue badge photo meets the exacting standards required, and these include:

Blue badge photo

  • Printed on High Quality Paper: The type of paper used by specialist studios like Reload Internet
  • Blue Badge Photo taken within the Last 30 Days
  • Colour of background being Light Grey or Cream Background
  • 45mm x 35mm: Do not trim photo to specs
  • Clear, Sharp Photo
  • No “Red Eye”
  • Always remove Your Glasses and this prevents unwanted reflections
  • No Creases, Tears, or Stains on the Blue Badge Photo
  • Reload Internet always follows the standards set forth by GOV.UK on the specifications required for a Blue Badge Photo

In addition to the condition of the Blue Badge Photo Photo, your expression and position will have to fit certain guidelines as well.

  • Look Straight Ahead
  • Eyes Open
  • No Covering of Your Face
  • Natural Look: No smile, grin, or frown
  • Only Clear Glasses Can Cover Your Eyes
  • No Sunglasses or Tinted Glasses
  • No Hat or Head Covering: Except for religious reasons

We can also provide a suitable blue badge digital photo for your application.

UK Blue Badge Passport Photo

OPTION 1 – Visit us in Paddington

Just walk into our store and let our experienced staff take your photo. It will not take more than 5 minutes.

  • We will take your photo with professional lighting.
  • We will print, prepare & cut your UK blue badge photo.
  • No appointment needed.

Blue badge Photo Paddington

OPTION 2 – Passport photo posted

We can post you a set of 6 Blue Badge photos – next day delivery. How it works:

  • Email us a photo of yourself from your phone or camera.
  • We will look at your photo, free of charge
  • We will reply to confirm.

blue badge photo posted

Blue Badge Photo post UK

  • We will print, cut and post your your UK Blue Badge photos
  • Next day delivery
  • We post your photos anywhere in the UK or worldwide.


OPTION 3 – Digital Photo resize
  1. Send us your photo from your phone or camera whilst you are standing against a wall in your home
  2. We will look at it free of charge.

Digital Photo resize service

3. We will email your resized images back to you same day.
4. Your digital UK driving licence passport photo will be ready to upload to the online UK blue badge service.

You do not need to worry about the regulations, we have dealt with thousands of satisfied customers and are very experienced.

So why wait? Email us your photo today and we will resize it digitally for you