Photo for a passport or identity card in India

If you are a Dutch national and currently live in India, you can apply to the embassy in New Delhi or to the consulate-general in Mumbai for a passport or identity card. The photo you submit with your application must meet specific requirements.

Requirements for passport and identity card photos

The photo used in a passport or on an identity card must meet certain requirements. These include requirements concerning size, quality, background, appearance, position, facial expression, glasses, exposure and framing.

See for more information about these requirements.

Getting a passport photo made that meets Dutch requirements

Other countries often have different requirements for passport photos than the Netherlands. You should always tell a photographer abroad exactly what requirements your passport photo must meet. Also tell them that the photos are for the Dutch embassy or consulate. If the photos don’t meet the requirements your passport or identity card application may be rejected. The photographers listed below are located near the embassy or consulate and are familiar with the Dutch requirements.

Online passport or identity card photos

This website allows you to upload a photo that meets Dutch requirements:
Website: (in Dutch only)

Photographer in New Delhi

The following photographer in New Delhi is familiar with the Dutch requirements:

White Sales Corporation
Malcha Marg Shopping Complex
Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri 
New Delhi - 110021

Opposite Carmel Convent School

There is no information available on photographers in Mumbai.