Photo for a passport or identity card in Mexico

If you are a Dutch national and currently live in Mexico, you can apply to the embassy in Mexico City 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)

Photographers in Mexico

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

Mexico City

Proyecto Digital 
Centro Comercial Santa Fe
Ciudad de México 

Phone number: +52-55-5257-0050


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