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Prepare Photo for Submission

Please refer to the Department of State's image requirements.

To assist in preparing your image, you may click on the icon to the right to use a Department of State photo cropping tool. You may use this tool to resize, rotate, and/or crop a photo on your computer to meet the Department of State's head-size and digital image submission requirements.

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Select Your Photo

Click the "Browse" button and choose a JPEG format image (i.e., .jpg file type) that is 240 Kb or less in file size.

Photo Quality Standards

In order to ensure the highest quality photos will be used in the final printed travel document, the Department of State has created a guide for you to use when creating and uploading your photos [see photo quality standards guide].(8)

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