Photo for a passport, identity card or visa in Russia
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. Tip: download and print the Photomatrix guidelines 2007 and take them with you. The guidelines give detailed information for photographers about the Dutch requirements.
Photographers in Moscow
The following photographer in Moscow is familiar with the Dutch requirements:
Kalashny Pereulok 4
There are many photographers offering passport photo services in and around Nevsky Prospekt in St Petersburg. It is a good idea to take a print-out of the Dutch rules for passport and identity card photos so you can check whether the photos meet these requirements.