Passport Photos


If you’re traveling abroad, The Mailbox is the perfect place to get your US passport photo.

Price: $13 (for 2 photos)* or $22 (for 4 photos)

Free passport photo protector with purchase

Done in about 10 minutes* We recommend that you do not try to print your own digital passport photos. The government specifications are strict and delays can occur.

Department of State requirements for US passport photos.

  • 2×2 inches in size
  • Identical
  • Taken within the past 6 months, showing current appearance
  • Must be color photos
  • Full face, front view with a plain white or off-white background
  • Between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head
  • Taken in normal street attire
  • Uniforms should not be worn in photographs
  • If wearing head-covering daily for religious or medical reasons include an explanatory statement
  • Do not wear a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hairline
  • If you normally wear prescription glasses, a hearing device, wig or similar articles, they should be worn for your picture
  • Dark glasses or nonprescription glasses with tinted lenses are not acceptable unless you have a medical certificate

US passport photos only. The Mailbox does NOT process or provide passport documentation.