Photo requirements

Photo Requirements

Please note that the same photograph will be used for your student ID.

Your profile picture must be:

  • In color
  • Minimum acceptable dimensions are 600 x 800 pixels
  • Taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance
  • Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background
  • Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • Both eyes open
  • Face constitutes about 70%-80% of the total photo
  • If headgear is worn on religious or medical grounds then the face must not be covered

Your profile picture CANNOT be:

  • A selfie
  • A photo of a printed photo (e.g. from your passport)
  • Bigger than 2MiB
  • Together with a friend
  • Taken on a party
  • With a pet
  • Older than 6 months
  • With face paint
  • With Sunglasses, baseball caps or other items which would hinder indetification


Good examples:


Bad examples: