Photo (Digital Image) Requirements
Your photo is a vital part of your application for the USA eDV program. If the image you supply is not suitable, the USCIS system will not allow you to submit the photo. Please make sure you know how to provide a suitable photo to avoid any delays.
The digital image must adhere to the following specifications:
|Dimensions||The image dimensions must be in a square aspect ratio (the height must be equal to the width). Minimum acceptable dimensions are 600 x 600 pixels. Maximum acceptable dimensions are 1200 x 1200 pixels.|
|Color||The image must be in color (24 bits per pixel) in sRGB color space.|
|File Format||The image must be in JPEG file format|
|File Size||The image must be less than or equal to 240 kilobytes.|
|Compression||The image may need to be compressed in order for it to be under the maximum file size. The compression ratio should be less than or equal to 20:1.|
If you scan an existing photo?
We don’t recommend you to scan an existing photo. But if you would, your existing photo must be:
- 51 x 51 mm (2 x 2 inches)
- Scanned at a resolution of 12 pixels per millimeter (300 pixels per inch)
If you only have an existing photo and no scanner??
You can mail your existing photo to our office, 6635 Schuster Street Las Vegas, NV 89119 USA. We will scan your photo for you. We will also email you the digital image which we scan your existing photo.
Please don’t forget that the size of photo must be 51 x 51 mm (2 x 2 inches).