You may have wondered why the passport photos have to be so expensive. You need to spend so much on hotel and flights and even more for this small passport photos?

It looks like it is a quick job and printed on a regular sized glossy paper. And they cut it right in front of you out of the paper.

If you want to save money, Tomamor provides an alternative to Walgreens and CVS passport price which usually comes out to be at least $13. Why do you pay $13 when you can do it for $6?

The answer to where to get $6 is on


You can start by taking a well-lit picture of yourself at home.

You need submit a 2x2 inch (51x51 mm) sized passport photos.

US Passport Photo Head Size


Some of the US passport photo requirements are

- Photo size should be 2 x 2 inch (51 x 51 mm)

- Head size must be 1 - 1 3/8 inch (25 - 35 mm)

- From the eyes to the bottom of the picture should be 1 1/8 - 1 3/8 inch (28-35 mm)


Actually, that is not it.

There is the whole bunch of other requirement listed.

US Passport Photo Requirement Description

No printing with matte finish (only glossy), high photo quality, no shadow, and the list goes on.

US Passport Shade and Lighting

Glasses not allowed for passport photo

passport photo's positioning is important

resolution for passport photo has to be high

unprofessional digital alteration for passport photo will not be accepted

only neutral facial expressions are accepted for passport photos

hats are not allowed except for religious reason

background has to be plain white

passport photo requirements apply for children too


 There are too many things to consider for a passport photo. Don't risk your passport application!


Tomamor is there for you. Tomamor is so easy and it allows you to pick up the right size US passport photo.

If you upload a photo like this below.

Sample photos


Then you will get two sets of perfectly sized US passport photo and US visa photo like the picture below.

US Passport photo measurement

You can pick up your photo at Walgreens, CVS, or Target near you. (Or mail it home!) But if you go directly to those stores without using Tomamor, you won't be able to get those pictures for $6.


So don't worry about the US passport photo requirement and start planning for your next travel abroad already! 

The rumor is a major change in US passport is coming in mid-2018 and the process may make the process longer and hectic. Hurry before it becomes difficult!


Start Your Passport Photo Now!

Also we have an easy option for babies and kids. Your baby is too small to take a passport picture? It's okay because you can do it yourself now! 

Get your kids passport photo