Just like many other countries, The specifications for French passport photos now need to meet the biometric passport standards. To make your French passport photo easier, you could download this passport photo software for photo cropping, adjusting and printing. Following is the French passport photo specifications:
1.the passport photo size of France is 45 mm high x 35 mm wide.
2. the height of head must be between 32mm and 36mm.(occupy 70% – 80% of the photo)
3.must be taken within the last 6 months.
4.the portrait should be positioned in the middle of the photo.
5.showing the natural skin tones.
6.the photo should be in color, printed on high quality photo paper.
7.the background must be plain white.
8. the mouth should be remain closed, the facial expression should be neutral.
9.photo with glasses, face masks and veils are unaccepted.
10.taken in a well-lit environment, should not have any flash reflection or red eye.
11.the photo should show your eyes clearly (no hair in eyes).
(note: to apply for a French Passport, you need to submit two copies of passport photo for the application)
See also our guide to Infant and Children’s Passport Photos.