Why is NZ passport black?

Why is NZ passport black?

Our black passport has the added benefit of being one of the few passports that doesn’t get easily marked or dirty. It’s smart and stylish. There are no official rules governing the choice of passport colour, but every passport in the world is either blue, red, green or black.

What does a digital passport photo look like?

Your entire head must be visible in the picture, from the top of your hair to your shoulders, so that your face covers 70-80% of the photo. You need to make sure your eyes are open and clear in the image. Your body and face should be pointing forward and you should be looking straight ahead.

Can you smile in a NZ passport photo?

Smile: No smiling. Mouth closed. Eyes: Must be clearly visible and open. Glasses: If worn regularly, yes.

Does having a NZ passport mean you are a citizen?

To get a New Zealand passport, you need to be a citizen. The type of citizenship you can get depends on your situation.

Which photo is used in passport?

The correct size of a passport photo is: 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) Head must be between 1 -1 3/8 inches (25 – 35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head.

How do I get a passport photo NZ?

Photo checklist

  1. Get someone else to take your photo – no selfies.
  2. Use a plain, light background.
  3. Centre your head, with space around the top and sides.
  4. Look at the camera with your entire face in view.
  5. Remove tinted and thick-framed glasses.
  6. Keep your expression neutral – no smiling.

Is New Zealand passport powerful?

New Zealand has the world’s second most powerful passport, but is also 16th. The mobility score totals the number of visa-free or visa-on-arrival countries a passport currently grants the holder. Over at the Henley Passport Index, Japan and Singapore are out ahead with visa-free access to 192 destinations.

Why is New Zealand passport so powerful?

The Passport Index has named a new most powerful passport in the world. According to the rankings, those holding a New Zealand passport can now travel to 129 countries with visa-free access, up from just 80 countries six months ago at the height of the pandemic.

Can I download my digital passport photo?

Can I use my digital ID for other purposes? Our digital ID photo service is only available for UK passport renewal. We cannot provide you with a digital copy of your image for other purposes.

Can I wear makeup for my passport photo?

If you are still uncertain about if you are allowed to wear make-up before taking a passport photo, we are here to give you the concrete answer: Yes, you can wear make-up in a passport photo if you wish to and it’s not against the official requirements of a passport photo.

Do I need a photo for my New Zealand passport?

Of course, to have your passport ready, you’ll also need your New Zealand passport photo taken. Don’t have a passport photo? No problem. iVisa Photos makes it easy to leverage an existing photo to meet all passport regulations. Just upload a photo using our handy Quick Facts and pick it up the next day. Size: 500KB to 10MB. 35mm by 45mm.

Where can I get a photo taken in New Zealand?

In New Zealand, the post office is usually the traditional method and choice for those wishing to get a photo done. The post offers a set of photos for $20 or $25 NZD to have both printed and email copies. Seems a bit steep considering these photos are only 35x45mm. Instead, try getting pictures online at iVisa Photos.

How to take passport photo for baby?

Easy to Take Baby Passport Photo: You can take baby passport photo at home rather than bringing the baby outside to take photo. Look Good for Your Passport Photo: Everyone wants to have a good looking passport photo. Just take as many photos as your want and choose the best one for printing. Select the country and the photo type. Upload a photo.

Do I need a photo when renewing my passport?

Passport photos. You need a photo when you renew or apply for a passport. The photo must meet our requirements. We recommend that you apply with a digital photo using our online service. This will save you money on postage and remove the risk of a physical photo becoming damaged on the way to our office.