Canadian passport photo requirements are the one of the most strictest in the world. To meet the requirements, you may download this passport photo software for Canadian passport photo making. Here is the overview of the Canadian passport photo specifications:
1. the size of Canadian passport photo is 50mm wide 70mm high.
2. the height of head must be between 31 mm (1 1/4 inches) and 36 mm (1 7/16 inches).
3.should be taken with a plain, uniform, white background.
4.the face should be positioned in the middle of the photo.
5.the person’s facial expression should be neutral(eyes open and clearly visible, mouth closed, no smiling)
6.photo with shadows, glare or flash reflections is unaccepted.
7.showing the natural skin tones.
8.the photo should be taken within the last 12 months.(within the last month for children)
9.photos should be printed on high quality photo paper .
10.color photo or black and white photo are acceptable.
11.the name and address of the photographer and the date the photo was taken must be handwrited on the back of one photo Your guarantor must clearly write on the back of one (1) photo: “I certify this to be a true likeness of (applicant’s name)” and sign his or her name (unless you are applying to renew a passport, as no guarantor is necessary for renewals).
Note: To apply for Canadian Passport, You need to submit two identical Canadian passport photos with each passport application.
We also attached a official document of Canadian Passport Photo Specifications, you may download it for photo checking.
Click here to download Canadian Passport Size Specifications(*pdf)