Passport Photos

Passport Photos

When renewing a United States passport, your photo needs to meet U.S Department of States requirements in all aspects. The Carin Group, LLC will save you time and money by making sure that your photo is right the first time.

We will provide you with two perfectly sized, professional-quality passport photos that meet the government requirements listed on the U.S. Department of State’s website.


Q: How long does it take?
In one hour or less

Q: What do I wear?
No uniforms. Most other clothing is acceptable. No glasses are allowed to be worn. No hats, beanies or other head coverings are allowed unless it’s for religious reasons. Photo is taken on a solid white or a shade of white background.

Q: Should I smile?
It’s encouraged to use a neutral expression, however, you can use a soft, natural smile if preferred. Eyes should be open and visible.

Q: Can I have facial hair?
If you normally have a beard, keep it. If not, then don’t grow one for the picture.

Q: What are the image dimensions?
2×2 inches. 600×600 pixels minimum and 1200×1200 maximum.

Q: I have an old passport photo, can I use it?
Cannot be older than the past six months.