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Visa

lancs
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Visa

Hi I’ve read the visa guide regarding photos and the way I understand it is that we will scan our passports in but we can’t then use that photo on the application. Will I simply be able to take a full face photo using my phone and use that? I’m not sure how I’ll know that it’s the right size and pixels etc?

Thanks

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Yes you can and there should be instructions in the visa guide on how to resize your photo.

Ilkeston, United...
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You can use your last years visa photo again, we did

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It might be their first application Roger.

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Once you have transferred the photo to your pc and click to open it,the programme that opens it should tell you the size,if not then right click on it and select 'info'this will give all details of the size.

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6. Re: Visa

Re-using last year's photos has an inherent risk. If they notice and reject your application, you lose your money and have to re-apply and pay again. Saying it was fine last year isn't an acceptable answer I'm afraid.

It only takes a minute to take a photo against a white background on your phone and resize it. Of course one can still try their luck with old photos, but in case they notice, they can and will reject the application, and you have no defence. Its a risk you take.

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