the Consulate of the Republic of Cameroon
Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region
Photograph Specifications
Your photograph must be:
1. taken by a professional photographer.
2. Eyes must be open and clearly visible. Glasses, may be worn as long as the eyes are clearly visible. Sunglasses and tinted prescription glasses or contact lenses are unacceptable.
3. Facial expression must be neutral (eyes open and clearly visible, mouth closed, no smiling).
4. centered and taken straight on, with face and shoulders centered and squared to the camera.
5. Photos must reflect/represent natural skin tones.
6. The length from chin to crown of head (natural top of head) must be 45% to 55% of the photo.
7. clear, sharp and in focus.
8. Photos must be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows or flash reflection on the face and head. Photos with shadows on the face or background are unacceptable.
9. taken in front of a plain white background with a clear difference between your face and the background. Photos must reflect/represent natural skin tones.
10. Hats or head coverings are not permitted except when worn for religious reasons and only if the full facial features are clearly visible.
11. Only colour photos are acceptable.
12. reflect your current appearance (taken within the last 12 months).
13. original photos that are not digitally altered or taken from an existing photo or scanned.

1. Unaltered photos in electronic file capturing the digital image. (JPG/TIFF) Image Size: 1200 X 1650 pixel