• Reload Internet: Opposite Paddington Station, 197 Praed Street, W2 1RH
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Welcome to Reload Internet where we can snap, print and produce your Saudi Arabian passport photo or visa photo in our professional passport studio located in Paddington, London. Our shop has embassy approved digital printers, lighting equipment, and professional photographers.

If you need a Saudi Arabian passport photo or visa photo, Reload Internet is here to help. We will ensure that you avoid unnecessary delays that may occur when submitting your Saudi Arabian passport or visa application by making sure the photos you send meet the Embassy of Saudi Arabia’s requirements. We will also take your photos clearly so that you don’t face any problems when entering Saudi Arabia.

We are a photo studio that takes high-quality photos that meet all of the specifications made available by the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. The photographs are taken in our store and our well-trained team of photographers will make sure that they contain the perfect lighting and correct background, which the Embassy of Saudi Arabia requires.

Get your Saudi Arabian 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: Saudi Arabian 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.

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Alternative Upload link if you have problems above


We can take your Saudi Arabian 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 take, print and prepare your photographs within 10 minutes of your arrival in our store, and you are able to wait comfortably while we cut them to the correct sizing required by the Embassy of Saudi Arabia, watch our video for more information on Saudi Arabian passport and visa photos and how we produce them for you.

You have to make sure that the set of photos you submit with your application are high quality, if not, they may be rejected by the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. Instant-print photo kiosks don’t take pictures that meet the standards set by the Embassy, and will likely result in your application being declined. A huge amount of customers who have been rejected due to a photograph error have come to us to obtain a Saudi Arabian passport photo or visa photo, and we were glad to help them.

You can come and visit us here at Reload Internet in Paddington any day of the week, from early in the morning until late at night. Even on a Sunday we close late at 8pm!

We can guarantee that the Saudi Arabian passport photo or visa photo you receive from us will pass at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia with your application.

The photos you send should have been taken during the six months prior to the application and there can’t be any reflections that affect the photograph’s quality. It must be clear in focus. You must not use an excessive amount of makeup or any other thing that can alter the applicant’s facial features.

Saudi Arabian Passport Photo specifications:

  • Two 2” x 2’’ identical photographs must be submitted  

Saudi Arabian Passport Photo


  • The photos must clearly show the applicant’s facial features in a straightforward position.
  • The background should be white and without patterns.
  • The applicant needs to have a neutral expression in the photo.
  • Headwear is not permitted unless it’s being used for religious or medical reasons.
  • The applicant’s face must be square to the camera, not turned or at an angle.
  • Photos can’t be more than 6 months old.
  • The face must cover 50-70% of the photo. The size of the head should be 25mm-35mm from crown to chin.
  • The applicant must look at the camera directly. Their eyes must be opened and visible. The camera lens must be at the eye level of the applicant.
  • The face must be evenly illuminated. Reflections and shadows must be avoided.
  • We recommend that you do not wear glasses in the photograph as it is common for them to cause problems such as reflections and covering of the applicants features
  • The photo should be printed on a high-quality paper with a print resolution of 600 dpi or higher. Photos must be in color.
  • The face must be nicely focused in all areas, rich in contrast and clear.

Saudi Arabian Visa Photo specifications:

  • For Saudi Arabian visa photographs, the guidelines are generally the same, with the only exception being the size of the photographs, and in relation the size of the applicant’s face
  • Saudi Arabian visa photographs must measure 45mm x 35mm, with 70 – 80% of the photograph being covered by the applicant’s head. When printed this will measure 32mm-36mm.

Saudi Arabian Visa Photo

  • The background of the photographs must be white.

If your photograph doesn’t meet the requirements above, the application will likely be refused by the Saudi Arabian Embassy.

At Reload internet, we have all of the Embassy guidelines available, which ensures that all of the passport or visa photos we take are approved the first time. We won’t let your application get refused because of the photo.

Our specifications come directly from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia’s official passport and visa guidelines which can be found here.

Biometric Saudi Arabian Passport Photo

At Reload internet we always ensure that our Printed and Digital Passport photos for Saudi Arabia will meet the strict criteria set forth by the Saudi Arabian Authorities and Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabian passport photo.
  • No appointment needed.

Passport Photo Paddington

OPTION 2 – Saudi Arabian Passport photo posted

We can post you a set of 6 Saudi Arabian 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 Saudi Arabian 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 Saudi Arabian passport photo will be ready to upload to the online Saudi Arabian 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