Photo for a passport, identity card or visa in Mexico

You will need to submit a photo with your application for a Dutch passport, identity card or visa. This photo must meet certain requirements. You can take your photo online or have one taken by a photographer.

Requirements for photos

The photo used for a passport, identity card or visa must meet certain requirements. This includes requirements concerning size, quality, background, appearance, position, facial expression, glasses, exposure and framing. Your application will only be accepted if your photo meets all the requirements. See for more information about these requirements.

Having photos taken

You can have the photo for your passport, identity card or visa taken online or by a photographer.

Online photo

You can go to the website or (in Dutch only) to take a photo that meets the Dutch requirements.


If you have the photo taken by a photographer, tell them what requirements it must meet.

Download and print the pdf Photomatrix guidelines 2020 on and take the guidelines with you. They give detailed information for photographers about the Dutch requirements.

Photographers in Mexico

The following photographers in Mexico are familiar with the Dutch requirements:

Mexico City

Lomas, Photo Studio
Avenida Prado Norte 330
Lomas - Virreyes, Miguel Hidalgo, 11000 Delegación Miguel Hidalgo

Phone number: 55 5520 7950

Foto Estudio Los Morales Polanco
Jaime Balmes No 11 L38 (Plaza Polanco frente al estacionamiento del VIPS)
C.P. 11510 Col. Polanco ​I Sección, Delegación Miguel Hidalgo

Phone number:  52 5395 1717,  (044-55) 2240 6402,  55 2657 8716


Foto Sexy
David Domínguez
Av. Xelha M1, L41, Local C, SM27, Centro
Cancun, Q. Roo
Across from Mercado 28 y OXXO

Phone number: +521-998878595

Foto Estudio Loeza
Ave. 30 esq. Av. Juárez, Col. Centro
Playa del Carmen, Q. Roo, Across from Comex

Phone number: +521-9841471514 / +521-9841471457


Fotografía Jasso 
Vasconcelos No. 725-6 Pte. 
Garza García, N.L.

Phone number: +5281-83381547