Passport Photos

Passport Photos


Millions of passports will expire this year. Is yours one of them?
Passport Photos are available in select CVS Pharmacy® locations for just $14.99!

We use the KODAK Biometric ID Photo System which automatically verifies that your photos meet all requirements for passport photos in the U.S., making your experience fast, simple and convenient!

** PLEASE NOTE: CVS Pharmacy® is not an acceptance facility for passport applications; we do not issue passports. You will find instructions on your application for submitting your photo and application to the State Department in Washington D.C. Learn more about our Money Back Guarantee

Passport Photo FAQs


Where to get Passport photos taken?

Passport photos are available in select CVS Pharmacy locations.

What do I need to bring to CVS in order to have my Passport photo taken?

You do not need to bring anything with you when you arrive at a CVS Pharmacy to have your photo taken.

What is the correct size and dimensions of a Passport photo?

The correct photo measurement is 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) in size. The subject’s head should be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches (between 25 and 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head.

Can I wear eyeglasses in my Passport photo?

Eyeglasses are no longer allowed in passport photos. The policy changed to enhance the security of the application process and to allow faster identity verification.

Can I order my Passport photo online?

Unfortunately, you are not able to order your Passport photo online on CVS.com. Passport photos must be taken in-store at one of our CVS Pharmacy locations.

How do I apply for a passport for my child?

Parents or guardians must mutually approve the issuance of the child's passport and present a valid birth certificate. All passport applicants under 16 must apply in person using Form DS-11. Learn more from the U.S. Department of State’s website.

How much do Passport Photos cost?

Our Passport photos cost $14.99.

Is there a CVS Passport photo coupon?

Yes! Save $2.00 by printing out the passport photo coupon.

Are Passport photos from CVS Government Compliant?

Yes, we use the KODAK Biometric ID Photo system, which automatically verifies that your photos meet all requirements for passport photos. The U.S. Biometric identification refers to any means by which a person can be uniquely identified by evaluating one or more distinguishing biological traits.

What is the REAL ID Act?

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act enacted the 9/11 Commission's recommendation that the Federal Government “set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver's licenses.” The Act established minimum-security standards for state-issued driver's licenses and identification cards, which prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for official purposes licenses and identification cards from states that do not meet these standards.

Is a Passport REAL ID compliant?

Yes, a passport book is REAL ID compliant and can be used for domestic air travel.

When does the REAL ID Act Take Effect?

Starting October 1, 2020 travelers will be required to provide either a real ID or another TSA-approved form of identification in order to fly.

Is a passport the only other option if my state is not compliant?

No, TSA currently accepts several other forms of identity documents. For more information on acceptable forms of identification for boarding aircraft, please visit TSA's website.

Where can I get Visa photos taken?

Visa photos are available in select CVS Pharmacy locations.

What is the correct size and dimensions of a Visa photo?

Most embassies require a photo measurement of 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) in size. The subject’s head should be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches (between 25 and 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head. Be certain to confirm the Visa photo guidelines for the country you plan to visit before submitting final documentation.

Can I use my Passport photo for my Visa?

Yes, your Visa & Passport photos can be identical. When submitting your Visa photos, the photographs must be attached to the Visa application forms and submitted to the country issuing the Visa.

What is the difference between a Visa and a Passport?

A Passport is a travel document issued by the government of a traveler's native or adopted country and verifies proof of citizenship. A Visa is a temporary document issued by the government of the country you are visiting which allows you to be in their country for a certain period of time.

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