Photo for a passport, identity card or visa in Portugal
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 government.nl 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.
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 government.nl and take the guidelines with you. They give detailed information for photographers about the Dutch requirements.
Photographers in Lisbon
The following photographer in Lisbon is familiar with the Dutch requirements:
Rua do Fradesso da Silveira 77
Alcântara – Lisbon
Telephone number: +35-1-210156622
Opening times: Monday - Friday between 9.00 - 16.00 hours.
An alternative is the following photographer:
Calçada de Estrela 219-221
Telephone number: +35-1-213971321
Opening times: Monday - Friday between 9.00 - 17.00 hours.
In Albufeira the following photographer is familiar with the Dutch requirements:
Rua do Municípo 7
Telephone number: +35-1-289585294
Photo's that do not meet the requirements will not be accepted.