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French Passport Specifications 2019

French Passport / Visa Photograph Requirements & Size


All French passports instruct thatparticulartypes of images, meeting particularbe used. One way to make sure you get a photo that conformswith these rules is by using a professional photographer, our photographers at Jefferson Studios have been trained to make sure you receive the correct images for your application, since we know the passport photo requirements for many various countries and taken many thousands of photos all guaranteed to pass the strict guidelines set by each country.







Photography Specifications

  • Image size 35mm by 45mm.
  • Colour photo only.
  • Head size between 32mm-36mm.
  • Taken in the last 6 months.
  • Background to be off white or light grey
  • Neutral expression only no smile.
  • Eyes Open and visible.
  • Remove glasses.
  • Religious headgear is ok, must see face.

Rules & requirements for babies and newborns Passport and Visa photographs

Rules regarding children and infants differ slightly although technical rules such as the size of the photo, remain the same. They must have their own photo taken without anyone else showing in the photo, including hands and arms for example.

  • Head size can measure between 29mm and 36mm.
  • Eyes need to be open and facing the camera.
  • Mouth should be closed and not smiling.
  • No toys, pacifiers or other objects can be in the picture. This includes hands if you are holding an infant.

Price and Cost

We charge £10.00 for anyone under 5 years of age and £8.00 for everyone else. More information can be found at our website you can call us on 0117 983 0335.

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Jefferson Studios Photographers Bristol have over 40 years combined experience in the field of photography. They have built up a vast knowledge of all types of photography and have continued to adapt in order to stay at the forefront of ever changing photographic technology and style.

Jefferson Studios photographers Bristol pride themselves on their experience, expertise and quality of service.Whether you require passports, portraits or would like us to share and capture unforgettable images of your special occasions, you can depend on us.

"Really friendly photographers, brilliant studio and no hard sell. Posed pouting, clandestine smiles or a simple passport photograph available in their studio. They capture your special day as though it is their own and I have no hesitation in recommending Jefferson Studios to everyone."

"They made my cousins wedding unforgettable. I recommend them as excellent wedding and portrait photographers."

"Thanks so much for taking such lovely pictures of our wedding day! You both did a brilliant job and lots of people commented on how nice you were. Thanks again."