How To Take A Proper ID Photo

Follow these instructions in order to take a proper ID photo!

  • HAVE SOMEBODY ELSE TAKE THE PHOTO FOR YOU!
  • 1. Stand in front of a white or light colored wall.

  • 2. Turn on ALL the lights on in the room.

  • 3. No Selfies. PLEASE.

  • 4. Have the camera close, no more than 4ft away from you.

  • 5. Take an image from approximately mid-chest and up.

  • 6. Please make sure your hair is not cropped/cut out around the edges of the photo.

  • Phone cameras are fine, just make sure the image quality is good!

  • The most important things are:
    - No shadows on the face.
    - No hair covering the face.
    - Looking directly at the camera.