No Appointment Necessary. Come in any time during regular business hours. No white shirts or white sweaters please.
Any country | Any Visa | Any Photo ID | 10-15 minutes service.
The requirements for passport photos vary by country. For example, The USA requires passport photos to have a size of 2 x 2 inches (5 x 5 cm). Most countries (including the European Union, the United Kingdom, and Australia) require ‘standard’ 3.5 x 4.5 Photo cm. Passport Photo meets the specifications of the EU, the UK and Australia for biometric passports. Click here for full list Passport Photo specifications of countries around the world. Almost all countries require your photo on the passport be as current as possible. It makes easier for border guards to identify you from your passport photo.
STARTING AT $9.99! At Techville, we have Representatives who will take your photos in minutes according to country’s specifications. They are well versed with all types of photos and all countries.
Over 10 years experience!
AVOID REJECTIONS AND DELAYS WITH TECHVILLE!
The Passport Office has improved security with their new digitizing equipment so it's important that your photos meet their exact specifications. They will reject photos that have even an unnoticeable amount of glare, shadows, lack of contrast, a smile or eye glasses.
Passport Photos that Pass the Test
Renewing your passport is like running an obstacle course: fill out forms, get signatures, find documents, and have a photo taken that will pass the strict government requirements. After jumping through these hoops, you have the pleasure of waiting in line, hoping that everything is perfect when you get up to the wicket.
Canadian Passport Photos
Canada has very specific guidelines as how a passport photo should look. A Passport Photo must be Right Size and Right Format, taken by a commercial photographer with their business information stamped at the back of the photo, Photos can be in colour or black & white but must be clear, sharp and in focus, Taken straight on, with face and shoulders centered and squared to the camera, Taken with a neutral facial expression (eyes open and clearly visible, mouth closed, no smiling), Original photos that are not altered in any way or taken from an existing photo, Taken within the last 6 months, Professionally printed on plain, high quality photographic paper (photos printed at home and photos printed on heavy weight paper are not acceptable).
Passport Photo Standards
Your passport photo must conform to strict quality standards. We make sure to comply with specific rules:
Size: Depending on the Government requirements, sizes of photos can vary.
Light Quality: Your photo must be evenly lit, with no shadows, glare, or flash points.
Facial position: Your face must be within the size and centred in the photo.
Body position: Your shoulders must be square to the camera, and the photo taken straight on.
Facial expression: Your expression must comply with the requirements of the Government requirements.
Photo quality: The picture must be clear, sharp, and in focus, taken by a professional photographer, printed on photo paper
Background: Governments worldwide have different requirements regarding what colour the background must be.
Tips before coming to Techville
Wear a dark colour shirt
Don't wear eyeglasses
To eliminate shine on skin, we suggest using make-up powder and/or tissue prior to the photo
Submit your photos and passport application within a few weeks of receiving your photos. The government sometimes changes their rules regarding acceptable passport photos with no notice so you don't want to risk having photos that don't meet the newest criteria.
Our Staff can assist you with some of following photo services:
Passport or Visas for any country
Canadian Permanent Residence Card
Canadian Firearm License
Canadian Student Permit
Canadian Work Permit
Your Photos will be ready in minutes, just walk-in with no appointment necessary. All Photos are taken according to requirements.
Canadian Passport/PR Card/Application only $9.99
Other Photo ID only $14.99
Photos Kids under 5 Years $19.99
Infant Photos: Due to the special requirements for passport photos of young children, we are unable to do photos of babies and toddlers. We suggest contacting a portrait studio that specializes in child photography.