Change Passport Photo
Background & Size

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What Do We Have for You?

FREE Background Editor

Get your color background of any kind removed for free. Have instant result right now online. Edit as many passport photos as you need. All free of charge.

White Color Made

Get the right color made for your passport photo background. No need to sign up or install any passport photo app for white background. Upload or take a picture now!

Size Corrected

Get your passport photo converted to the true 2x2 size, valid dimensions, and proportions. Download a ready passport size photo with the perfect background now. It'll be a perfect white background just like in a studio, photo booth, or say, in a Walgreens digital passport photo.

Done Online

Get your photo backdrop edited online and changed to white background for a passport photo! Follow 2 easy steps on how to convert your pic into passport size photo with a white plain background. Upload a picture or take a new one with our online tool.

How to Change Background for Passport Photo?

  1. take an image of yourself with anything behind you
    STEP 1
    Take a free picture
  2. download your white-background passport photo online
    STEP 2
    Get background-edited photo

White Passport Photo Background with PhotoBooth Online

  1. Get Result Instantly

    Should you choose to get your picture in a photo booth or a studio, this will prove effort- and time-consuming. Instead, get it at this website: we'll carefully edit your photo to the correct full-face proportions and size and change the background to white.
  2. Convert Multiple Pictures

    Taking your passport photos often implies some pressure. After all, you'll be stuck with the new headshot for the next ten years! With PhotoBooth Online, you needn't even think about that: just upload multiple photos online, convert, and pick the best one.
  3. Get Printable Photo

    We won't just make you an officially-looking headshot—we'll process your image into a fully compliant 2 x 2 US passport-size photo. Once you've made a passport photo white background, you can have it printed on glossy photo-quality paper and submit the printout on the spot.
  4. Comply with Guidelines

    We'll make sure your photo meets the US rules. Just look at your digital camera directly, keep a neutral facial expression, and create a photo without distinct shadows. We'll do the rest: change, edit and make a perfect passport photo backdrop. Submit your passport photo at an acceptance facility.
  5. Enjoy the Good Quality

    Our processing algorithms won't ruin your high-resolution photo. After we crop and change it to the correct passport size photo, and remove the background, the new photo for your passport will still look good and natural. Then we'll just apply a backdrop of a different off-white color, and that's it.
  6. Change Background

    Created a picture that you'd use for passport if it weren't for other people or objects in the frame? No matter if there's a crowded street or a graffiti wall behind you: we'll change either for the passport photo background color of white required by the State Department.
  7. Save Some Money

    Getting a compliant image out-of-home will cost you at least $10. Even if you make your own passport photo at home with another online service, it'll still be $9 (or way more). By contrast, we'll make you a compliant portrait for absolutely free.
  8. Edit Automatically

    Some other services just process your shot into a PNG file and make you edit it to the right size by yourself. (And some even alter your looks!) But we don't do that here. PhotoBooth Online changes and crops your high-quality photos correctly and automatically.

F.A.Q. on Background in Photos for US Documents

  1. What color is the background for passport photo?

    The United States Department of State clearly explains that white or off-white is the only acceptable color. In addition to that, the passport photo requirements also state that you must have a plain background: it can’t be textured or have any shadows or lines in it. Also, there must be no objects in the frame (broken pixels count, too!).

  2. How to make background white for passport photo?

    The answer to this one depends on the way you want to take your pictures:

    • In a photo booth or a professional studio. In this case, you have nothing to worry about. Every decent photo machine and studio has a prearranged off-white background that’ll fit your purpose perfectly. Still, we wouldn’t recommend either of these: while being fully compliant with the US requirements (like passport photo size, proportions, etc.), these options leave no room for retries. Each retake is paid! Of course, you can save money by finding a discount. Say, you can get a coupon for Walgreens passport photos. But why even bother when there are easier options?
    • With a passport photo app or web service. They’re supposed to edit and convert automatically, but it’s not all that simple. You see, not every app or site can remove the background from your photo properly. For example, one tool will change it but give you PNGs in the end (they won’t have any backdrop at all, neither white nor any other color). Some other online application may generate white background but leave ragged edges at your outline. Luckily, PhotoBooth Online won’t have any of these defects and will do its job flawlessly. Try uploading a photo (it’s free) and see for yourself!
    • Completely by yourself. Now, this is the most effort-consuming way to take a U.S. passport-style photo. If you’re not planning to use Photoshop, you’ll have to take your image with something off-white and uniform as your backdrop. Empty walls will only work if they aren’t covered by patterned wallpaper. Hanging a bed sheet behind you may not work at all if it has even slight creases. Whatever you choose, you’ll also have to make sure there isn’t any shadow on your improvised backdrop.
  3. How to change passport photo background online?

    Taking an image for your travel document is practically a one-time thing, so it makes no sense to download a passport photo app on your smartphone. Luckily, many services can make you a portrait without installation.
    The available options are quite numerous and very different in terms of pricing and quality. To be brief, let us recommend you one service to make a perfect passport photo: PhotoBooth Online. It’s available on iPhone, any Android phone, tablet, and PC. Plus, our service is both free and compliant with the relevant U.S. photo requirements.
    Simply upload your image where you’re keeping a neutral facial expression (eyes open, mouth closed) and looking straight at the camera. Once we get your shot, we’ll turn it into a passport-size photo with white background for free that meets the official requirements. Once it’s done, you can either save its digital version to submit your application online or get a ready-to-print template with two passport pictures in it.