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Canada PR Card

Canada PR Card Photo Specifications

  • Photos must show a full front view of the person’s head showing full face centred in the middle of the photo;
  • be clear, well-defined and taken against a plain white background without shadows;
  • be produced from the same unretouched film or from the same file capturing the digital image or from two identical photos exposed simultaneously by a split-image or multi-lens camera;
  • be original photos (not taken from any existing photo);
  • New: measure between 25 mm and 30 mm (1” and 1 1/5”) from chin to crown (top of hair);
  • have a 35 mm x 45 mm (1 3/8? x 1 3/4?) finished size;
  • be on photographic paper that has a backing which accepts and retains the date. Photos without this backing are not acceptable;
  • be on prints that are well-fixed and washed to prevent discolouration;
  • bear the date the photo was taken (not the date the photo was printed) directly on the back of one print (stick-on labels are not acceptable).