Passport photo expert


Specialist @Snap2Pass

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How to Easily Get a Passport Photo in Boston

Where to get a passport photo in Boston?

If you reside in Boston, you can get your passport photo without leaving your home by using our online passport photo service in less than 10 seconds. By using our service, you will be assured to have the correct photo that meets all the official requirements.

How to get your passport photo online?

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All you need is to get your smartphone, or ask a friend and Snap2Pass can process your photo in a few seconds; so that you can download it right away. We will also email your photographs in the right format to have them printed out in any printing shop you can reach easily.

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It should be noted that American citizens can take passport photos online, but they cannot submit passport applications online. The application must be completed manually, either by visiting a Boston passport application center and requesting a copy to fill out or by downloading the passport application form (DS-11) and filling it out manually.

How to get your passport photo offline?

If you prefer to have your passport photo taken outside, here are the steps you need to follow:

Find a place to have your photo taken:

You can have your passport photo taken at many locations in Boston, including pharmacies, post offices, and photography studios. Some of the popular places where you can have your photo taken include Walgreens, CVS or UPS, FedEx offices nearby.

Make sure your photo is meeting the official requirements:

Before you have your passport photo taken, it's important to check the requirements set by the U.S. Department of State. Some are:

  • Photos must be taken in color (not black and white).
  • The face of the applicant must be centered and front-facing.
  • The photo must show the applicant's full head from the top of the hair to the bottom of the chin.
  • All photos must be 2 inches x 2 inches in size and up-to-date (taken within the last 6 months).
  • The height of the head must measure 1 inch to 1-3/8 inches (25mm to 35mm).
  • The eye height must be between 1-1/8 inches to 1-3/8 inches (28mm to 35mm) from the bottom of the photo.
  • The background of the photo must be white or off-white.
  • Lighting must be appropriate so that there are no distracting shadows on the face or the background.

Dress appropriately:

When you go to have your passport photo taken, clothing should be casual. Hats and sunglasses are not permitted unless a signed certificate is presented by a - physician verifying that the garment is to be used for medical purposes.

That's it! Once you have your passport photo, you can use it to apply for a U.S. passport at a passport acceptance facility.

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