If your photo is acceptable for a U.S. visa? To ensure fast processing of your ESTA Visa application, you can take time to check out the all criteria for an ACCEPTABLE vs UNACCEPTABLE photo.
A Photographs should be clear and focused and clearly identify the subject.
Subject not looking directly at the camera, some shadows on face and background, expression also not neutral.
Size & Position
Photo should be 2”x2” (51 x 51 mm) and sized between 1” and 1.4” (25 and 35 mm).
Camera too close to subject that’s why fish-eye distortion and head size too large along with head is not centered properly.
Pose and Expression
Subject is directly facing camera along with a neutral expression and eyes are clearly visible.
- Subject is looking down and head is tilted forward.
Clearly visible and no glare on glasses.
Tinted lens also are not acceptable and any shadows on the face caused by the glasses are not acceptable.
- Background is white or off-white, and plain.
- Background is not white or off- white and not plain.
- Full face is visible and not shadows on face
Strong shadows on the face and background is not clear along with Subject’s hair obscures portion of her face.
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