Photo Specifications

Photographs

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Please provide two identical copies of a recent photograph of yourself. Please take following precautions while submitting the photographs

The photographs should be - 

1. In Colour
2. Full Face (Without sunglasses and normally without a hat or other head covering, unless the applicant wears such items because of their religious belief or ethnic background) 
3. Taken against a light (white or light blue) background so that the features are distinguishable and contrasted against the background. 
4. Clear and of good quality

5. Printed on normal photographic paper
6. Unmounted. 
7. 2 inches x 1.5 to 2 inches in size 
8. Write your Name and Date of Birth on the back of your photographs
9. Scanned and Digital Photographs are NOT accepted. 


We regret we cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements. 

Note: You also have the option of getting your photographs clicked at the Canadian Visa Application Centres:-