• Reload Internet: Opposite Paddington Station, 197 Praed Street, W2 1RH
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Are you in need of a United Nations photo? If you live near London, then come and visit Reload Internet in Paddington for your United Nations photo! We have been operating in Paddington for well over a decade, taking hundreds of passport, visa and ID photographs every single week! We can capture, print and cut your photographs in-store instantly, and no appointment is even needed! The whole process takes under 10 minutes and we will provide you with a set of high quality United Nations photos that are guaranteed to pass when submitted to the relevant authorities. Our store is located on Praed Street, the same street and only a 30 second walk away from both Paddington tube and train stations! Don’t risk your United Nations photo being declined due to an error that could be easily avoided by visiting us here at Reload Internet!

We have a team of experienced staff that have been specifically trained to provide you with the correct specifications for every passport, visa and ID photo in the world, which of course includes your United Nations photo! When you have your United Nations photo taken at Reload Internet, we will provide you with a set of 4 high-quality photographs that are guaranteed to pass for an affordable price. Your photograph will be taken by one of our professional photographers, who will cross-check it with the requirements to ensure that it will pass before we print it. After we are happy that the photo will pass, and you are happy with the image, we will print it using embassy-approved digital photo printers and cut them to the exact sizing required.

Get your United Nations 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: United Nations 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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We can take your United Nations 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!

It is important that your United Nations photo meets all of the necessary requirements, otherwise your application will likely be rejected due to an error with the photograph. If this happens it can cost you excessive amounts of time, money and stress. Something that can be easily avoided by visiting Reload Internet for your photographs. We have listed the specifications for a United Nations photo below, of which your photo must meet all.

United Nations photo specifications:

  • Your United Nations photo must be in colour and measure 2 inches x 2 inches

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  • The applicants head should cover 50-70% of the photograph, when printed the length from the bottom of the applicant’s chin to the top of their forehead must be between 1-1 3/8 inches.
  • The applicant’s eyes must be 1 1/8 – 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the photograph.
  • The background of the photograph must be white, and there cannot be any shadows or marks visible on the applicant or the backdrop
  • The applicant’s head must be straight and square to the camera, with the camera lens at eye level
  • Applicant must have a neutral expression, with both eyes open and mouth closed
  • Hats and other head coverings are prohibited except in the case of religious, medical or cultural circumstances
  • Glasses with tinted lenses are also prohibited. Clear lens glasses are allowed, however there cannot be any glare in the photograph and the glasses frames must not be covering the applicant’s eyes. We recommend that you remove your glasses to ensure that the photograph will pass.
  • Photographs must be printed on high quality photo paper with a minimum DPI of 600
  • Your photo must have been taken in the 6 months prior to your application being submitted

As mentioned previously, it is important that your United Nations photo meets all of the necessary specifications listed above, otherwise it will be declined when submitted along with your application. To avoid this visit Reload Internet in Paddington, London, where we can capture, print and cut your photographs to size instantly, and are guaranteed to be accepted when submitted with your application! So, don’t take the risk, come and visit us at 197 Praed Street and a member of our experienced team of staff will be happy to assist you.

Our United Nations photo specifications are taken directly from the United Nations’ official guidelines of photographs, which can be found here.