DV-2021 Digital photo files should be uploaded along with the Applicants and Dependents Digital photo files in their birth order. Otherwise the online application is not complete and will not be accepted by the U.S. State Department for the electronic name selection draw.
DV Photos for the dv 2021 is same like last year program photo requirements.
But don’t use previously used photo files as they will be disqualified.
When taking new photo don’t use eye glasses.
Upload your digital photo file with your E-DV entry.
- Your digital image must be In JPEG (.jpeg) file format
- Equal to or less than 240 kB in file size(kilobytes) in file
- To Be in a square ratio (height must equal width) 600 x 600 pixels in dimension
- You can scan a new color photo scan to meet the above requirements..
DV-2021 Photo (Photos or Digital images) Requirements. Source: U.S State Department.
New DV photos must be made in to digital photo files.
Digital Photo files that were used in the DV 2019, DV 2020 or previous Diversity visa programs should not be included in the current application form. If older photos are included in the entries, they will be rejected.
Don’t wear Glasses or Caps while taking photos.
Applicant’s photo must be
Sized such that the head is between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches (22 mm and 35 mm) or 50% and 69% of the image’s total height from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head. View the Photo Composition Template for more size requirement details.
Image – Taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance
Photo – Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background
Your photo- Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
With a neutral facial expression and both eyes open
Taken in clothing that you normally wear on a daily basis
Uniforms should not be worn in your photo, except religious clothing that is worn daily.
Do not wear a hat or head covering that obscures the hair or hairline, unless worn daily for a religious purpose. Your full face must be visible, and the head covering must not cast any shadows on your face.
Headphones, wireless hands-free devices, or similar items are not acceptable in your photo.
Do not wear Eye glasses or sun glasses.
If you normally wear a hearing device or similar articles, they may be worn in your photo.
DV-2021 Photo – Sample ones.
DV 2021 Online Application Form