Schengen Visa Photo Requirements

Before submitting Schengen Visa photos make sure that they are absolutely in a high quality form in order to make their reproduction easy – something needed when facial biometrics applies in the ID Document of the visa holder. The applicants should present two recent passport-sized photos, in color, with facing forward and with white background. The forehead and ears must be visible, without heavy jewelry. The photo should be of high quality, preferably not glossy.Please click here for the specifications.

Knowing and meeting properly these requirements is essential, as only if in the needed format, the biometric recognition of the applicant and perfect reproduction can be authorized correctly.