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We are a Passport photo studio based in Paddington, London that can take your passport or visa photos for Portugal. We take Portuguese 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 Portuguese Government requires.

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

Our late opening times means that you can also visit us 7 days a week and we close at 10pm 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 Portuguese 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 Portuguese government, and instant photo kiosks may not be able to meet the standards set by the authorities. We have had countless customers who have been declined, visit us to get the right specifications of a Portuguese passport photo or visa photo.

Choosing Reload Internet to get your Portuguese passport photo 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 Portugal.

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 photographs with no excessive use of makeup or anything that could cover the face.

Portuguese passport photo and visa photo specifications:

  • Three photographs should be submitted by the applicant of size 35mm x 45mm

Portuguese passport photo


  • The photos should be no more than 6 months old
  • Photos taken at photo booths and on computers may not be accepted by the Portuguese government
  • The background must be light grey, with shadows on neither the applicants face nor the backdrop (dark clothing is also recommended, the applicant should avoid wearing white)
  • The face should cover 70-80% of the photograph, we recommend that the minimum length of the face is 31mm
  • The head size from the bottom of chin to crown should be 31-36mm, and the top of the applicants hair should be no less than 3mm from the top of the photograph
  • The applicant should have a neutral expression, mouth closed, eyes open and looking directly at the camera, and head centred and square to the camera
  • Headwear is allowed under religious circumstances, and full facial features must be visible form bottom of chin to top of forehead, as well as both edges of your face being shown
  • We recommend that you remove your glasses, but if you must wear them then the photograph should show your eyes clearly with no reflection on the lenses, and make sure that the frames do not cover any part of your eyes
  • The photos should have appropriate brightness and contrast, as well as be printed on high quality paper at high resolution
  • If your photo does not meet the specifications above it may be refused by the government of Portugal, at Reload Internet we ensure that this will not happen to your application

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

Our specifications are constantly being updated by the staff at Reload Internet in accordance with the official guidelines released by the Embassy of Portugal found here.

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