Make Your Passport Photos Professional!

Passport Photo ID Tips & AdviceIf you own a store or shop that takes passport pictures for customers, you probably want to make a good impression. Few things will turn off a customer more than a pinned up bedsheet as a backdrop. In order to produce professional passport photos, you need to use a passport backdrop. We offer a few options that should keep your customers happy.

The Federal Government states that passport pictures should be taken in front of a backdrop. They specifically state, “…the background should be plain white or off-white.”

You can read more about passport picture requirements and specifications straight from the U.S. Government here.

At ABC Office we offer a few backdrops that are perfect for taking passport pictures. We offer a few professional cloth options and a few retractable backdrops.

Retractable Passport Photo ID BackdropMulti-Color Cloth Backdrop – This kit comes with a variety of different backdrops. Some can be used for passports where others are ideal for photo identification badges.

WC-33 Ceiling / Wall Mounted Backdrop – This backdrop can be attached to a ceiling or a wall and is retractable. This is convenient and especially nice for saving space.

TB-33 Freestanding Retractable Backdrop – This retractable backdrop is ideal for mobility and saving space. It compacts down into a portable format and can easily be moved from one area to another.

Once you’re passport pictures have been taken, you will need to cut them down to a 2″ x 2″ size. Rather than using scissors that can leave crooked edges, consider using a passport photo ID die cutter.

Once the picture has been cut out, you will probably want to place the pictures is a passport holder / folder. Passport folders look professional, protect the pictures and are far more professional than placing the photos in an envelope or bag.

So there you have it! Some great tips on creating a professional passport photo. If you still have questions, feel free to speak with one of our passport specialists at 1-800-658-8788.

Keith Barlow

Keith is a third generation office equipment expert. ABC Office was started by his grandfather back in 1980 and he is proud to be caring on the values that made ABC Office what it is today… unsurpassed selection, detailed information, low prices, and courteous support.

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