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We are a Passport photo studio based in Paddington, London that can take your passport or visa photos for Bulgaria.  We take Bulgarian passport photo and visa photos in our store and our trained staff will take your photo with the right lighting and the correct background that the Bulgarian Government requires.

We can print and prepare your Bulgarian passport photo and visa photos instantly while you wait in store.

Our early opening and late closing times mean that you can visit us 7 days a week at a time that suits you,  we even close at 8pm even on a Sunday. We charge £9.99 for a set of 6 photos and this includes a money back guarantee should your passport fail in the embassy.

Watch the video on how efficient we are with Bulgarian passport photo and visa photos.

You need to make sure that you have a set of high quality photos in order for your application to be accepted by the Bulgarian government, and instant photo kiosks may not be able to meet these standards. We have had countless customers who have been declined, visit us to get the right specifications of a Bulgarian passport photo or visa photo.

Choosing Reload Internet to get your Bulgarian passport and visa photos can help you avoid delays that may occur with your application. You need to make sure that you have clear photographs that can be used to easily identify who you are when entering Bulgarian.

Your photo should less than 6 months old and it must be clear in focus with no red eye or reflections that can affect the overall quality of the image photograph. You need to have a clear complexion on the photos, no excessive use of makeup or anything that may alter the features of the applicants face.

Bulgarian Passport Photo and Visa Photo specifications:

  • Three photographs should be submitted of size 45mm x 35mm, the photos must be in colour

Bulgarian Passport Photo


  • The photos should be no more than 6 months old,
  • Photos taken at photo booths and on computers will not be accepted by the Bulgarian authorities
  • The background should be grey, with shadows on neither the applicants face nor the backdrop (dark clothing is also recommended)
  • The face should cover 70-80% of the photograph, therefore the head size should be 31mm-36mm from chin to crown
  • The applicant should have a neutral expression, mouth closed, eyes open and looking directly at the camera, and head centered and square to the camera, as well as both ears clearly showing
  • Headwear is allowed under religious circumstances, and full facial features must be visible from bottom of chin to the applicants hairline, as well as both edges of your face being shown
  • Glasses, hearing devices and similar articles of clothing should be worn in the picture if they are normally worn by the applicant
  • The photos should have appropriate brightness and contrast, as well as be printed on high quality matt paper at high resolution, photographs that are digitally altered will not be accepted

The quality of the actual photograph should be good with a high print finish, which can be provided for you in store.

If your photo does not meet the specifications above it may be refused by the government of Bulgaria, at Reload Internet we ensure that this will not happen to your application.

We are always updating our specifications in accordance with the official guidelines released by the Embassy of Bulgaria, which can be found here.


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