Indian Visa Applications require one 51 x 51 mm photo. This size is used for Business, Conference, Employment, Entry, Journalist, Medical, Research, Student, Tourist, Transfer, Transit, and Volunteer Visas. India requests several different photo sizes depending on the document being requested, it is recommended to review your forms before coming in so you request the right size photos. The Indian Passport Application and Renewal forms require four 51 x 51 mm photos. The form for requesting an Indian Certificate of Date of Birth requires one 35 x 35 mm photo. The form requesting and Indian Police Clearance Certificate requires four 35 x 35 mm photos.
Photos for Indian Visas and other documents photos take about 10 minutes to prepare. Please do not wear excessive makeup or sunscreen. Religious head coverings are permitted, however the face must be visible. Tinted glasses are not permitted. For more information please consult the Indian High Commission in Canada, or BLS International Services Canada.