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Reload offers an online US passport photo service by post. Simply email us your photo and we will get your Passport Photo mailed and delivered to your home and we even have next day delivery options available.

All you need to do is take a suitable picture, email it to us, and we’ll handle the rest!

US Passport Photos Online

Our online passport photo service is extremely straightforward.

Step 1:

Take a photo from your mobile phone against any plain coloured wall in your home

  • Applicant should stand approximately 50 cm (20 inches) away from the back wall.
  • The applicant should ideally face a light source with as even lighting on the face as possible.

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Step 2:

We will send you a secure payment link after we check your photo

  • Whether it is an adult, child or baby passport photo that you require, we will only send you a payment link once we are 100% certain we can use your photo for the passport photo you require as we guarantee your passport photos will pass.


Step 3: Receive your Passport photo by Post

We will mail your passport photo to you fast, even next working day if you need it, UK & Worldwide

Digital Passport photos are emailed to you same day

US Passport Photo specifications

For US passport photo specifications (USA) the photos we supply from Reload Internet will meet the following guidelines:

  • 2” x 2” (50mm x 50mm)
  • Full face, eyes open, front view for frame subject
  • Shows full head from top of the hair down to bottom of chin
  • Height of head measures from 1” to 1 3/8” (25mm to 35mm)
  • Head must be in the middle of the frame
  • Height of eyes must be between 28mm to 35mm from bottom
  • Natural expression required
  • No shadows on face or background
  • Background will be white


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US Digital Passport Photo Requirements

If you would prefer to submit a US digital photo online, we can do this for you. Best of all, if you purchase a US passport photo (hard copy) and a US digital photo we discount the digital photo by 50%. Our US digital photo will meet the standard set forth from the US embassy digital photo specifications.

Our US digital image will adhere to the following specifications:

  • Dimensions: The image dimensions will be in square aspect ratio, which means that the minimum acceptable dimensions will be 600 x 600 pixels with a maximum of 1200 x 1200 pixels.
  • Color: The image will be be in color (24 bits per pixel) in sRGB color space – the tricky part!
  • File Format: will be in JPEG file format
  • File Size: Ultra high resolution and an image size of 240 kB (kilobytes) (300 pixels per inch or 12 pixels per millimeter)
    Compression The image may need to be compressed in order for it to be under the maximum file size. The compression ratio should be less than or equal to 20:1.

Click here to learn more if you require photos for US DS160 Visas or Greencard.

Why choose Reload?

We know our clients live busy lives and may not be able to spare the time to come to our store in Paddington to have their passport photos taken. Our online passport photo by post service solves this problem, while also ensuring that you look your very best in your passport photo.

We have over 15 years of experience creating passport photos for any country in the world and specialise in US Passport and Visa Photos. Please browse our directory and see how we are equipped to deal with any passport photo specification in the world.

We can also prepare your photos for the US Green Card Lottery, USA Visas and more, just email us at contact reload internet