Photo Specification

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Reminder: The Malaysian Immigration Department is very strict about photo requirements for visa application.


  • Size: 35mm by 50 mm
  • Version: Photo should be on matte paper
  • Color: Taken in natural color. No black and white or any filters.
  • Head size and position: The head should measure 25mm to 30 mm. Squared with camera
  • Recent: Not older than Six(6) months
  • Background: White only. No colors, prints or patterns
  • Smile: No smiling. Mouth closed
  • Ear: Completely visible
  • Eyes: Completely visible
  • Glasses: Only if prescription and shows eyes
  • Headgear: Religious purposes only
  • Dimensions and size (pixels): None specified
  • Attire, clothing, dress code: Dark clothing which contrasts the background.
  • Beard: Optional
  • Quantity needed in application: Two(2)
  • Information Behind photo: Applicant’s Name, Passport Number, Applicant’s Signature (as per passport)