- 5 by 5 cm (2 by 2 inches), not including any white frame
- Head size from chin to top of head: minimum 25 mm (1 inch), maximum 35mm
(1 3/8 inch)
- Taken within the last 6 months
- Printed on normal photographic paper
- Full face (no hat, sunglasses, bandana etc.)
- In color
- With a white, plain background
Applicants should be aware that the Embassy cannot accept photographs that do not meet these requirements, (i.e., photo too small, head-size too big or too small, not identical, dark background, photo color copies, photos printed on a home computer).
Please see the list of photo studios in Switzerland, that produced correctly-sized pictures for US passport & non-immigrant visa applicants.