Visa Photo Requirements and Size

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Photo specs

Here are the general Malta passport photo requirements:

  • Required photo size: 4.5 cm in height and 3.5 cm in width
  • The picture must be in color
  • Head position: keep your head straight
  • Must not be older than 6 months
  • Background: white
  • Smile: no
  • Eyes: clearly visible
  • Do not submit a blurry passport photo
  • Glasses: not acceptable (authorised certain circumstances)
  • Headwear: as a rule, it is not permitted. Exceptions are made for religious purposes, but a signed statement is required
  • Resolution (pixels): at least 600 dpi
  • Dress code: clothes must be in contrast with the background. Do not wear a white shirt
  • Beard: permitted if it represents your everyday appearance
  • Number of photos necessary: 4

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