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We are able to offer our customers professional Japan Passport Photos within our studio as well as providing photographs for the Visas for certificate of eligibility and registration as an alien.

Get your Japanese Passport Photo in 2 ways

Option 1: Visit us at our store in Paddington

When you pop into our store in Paddington, we will take a photo of you while you wait.

Option 2: Japanese Passport photo by Post

Take a photo of yourself against a white wall at home like the image below & upload it to us, and we will post it to you with next day delivery.

Photo Guide

Upload your photo to us here



Alternative Upload link if you have problems above


We can take your Japanese Passport Photo in-store OR we can post it to you with fast delivery. Just upload a photo of yourself and let us do the rest!


We know that the requirements for each of the applications are different which is why we pride ourselves on being a professional studio in London that is able to provide the service correctly first time around.

In order to snap the photograph to the specifications required by the Japanese Embassy, we have all the professional equipment needed to provide you with a clear photograph that is suitable for the needs and the high quality printing equipment we have in Paddington will give you a perfect Japan Passport photograph within 10 minutes with no appointment needed.

Watch our video to learn more about Japanese Passport Photos at Reload

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The Japanese Government have rigid specifications for your Japanese passport photos and rather than delay your application with photographs that are not fit for purpose we can meet the specifications necessary. With Reload Internet, you can get Japanese passport photographs taken in our store, while you wait and you do not have to make an appointment with us beforehand. Instead you can just come into the studio and have your Japanese passport photo ready to take-away in just a few minutes.

If you are looking for Japanese Visa Photos click here.

Japan passport photo specifications

  • Overall size 45 x 35 mm

Japanese Passport photo

  • From chin to head the distance must be 32 to 36 mm
  • From the head to the picture top the distance must be between 2 and 6 mm
  • The photograph image should be centered
  • The background can only be white or off white

The following image has been provided by the Japanese government for Japanese Passport Photos.

Japanese Passport Photo

If you are unable to make it into the Reload studio you can instead email a photograph of yourself to us instead standing on a white background. With the image emailed to us we will be able to ensure it meets the legal specifications for your Japan passport photos and then it can be either posted or emailed back to you. You can make payment via PayPal, however you can sign in as a guest to make payment if you don’t have or wish to make an account.

If you are thinking of having your copy returned via email you should only do so if your country is able to support online applications for visas and passports.

Biometric Japanese Passport Photos

At Reload internet we always ensure that our Printed and Digital Passport photos for Japan will meet the strict criteria set forth by the Japanese Authorities and Japan is one of the countries whose passports are now fully Biometric.


OPTION 1 – Visit us in Paddington

Just walk into our store and let our experienced staff take your photo. It will not take more than 5 minutes.

  • We will take your photo with professional lighting.
  • We will print, prepare & cut your Japan passport photo.
  • No appointment needed.

Passport Photo Paddington

OPTION 2 – Passport photo posted

We can post you a set of 6 Japan Passport photos – next day delivery. How it works:

  • Email us a photo of yourself from your phone or camera.
  • We will look at your photo, free of charge
  • We will reply to confirm.

Passport photo posted

Passport Photo post UK

  • We will print, cut and post your your Japanese passport photos
  • Next day delivery
  • We post your photos anywhere in the UK or worldwide.


OPTION 3 – Digital Photo resize

  1. Send us your photo from your phone or camera whilst you are standing against a wall in your home
  2. We will look at it free of charge.

Digital Photo resize service

3. We will email your resized images back to you same day.
4. Your digital Japan passport photo will be ready to upload to the online Japan passport service.

You do not need to worry about the regulations, we have dealt with thousands of satisfied customers and are very experienced.

So why wait? Email us your photo today and we will resize it digitally for you

We look forward to welcoming you at Reload Internet, in Paddington.