If you’re traveling abroad, The Mailbox is the perfect place to get your US passport photo.
Price: $12 (for 2 photos)* or $20 (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
- 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.