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Digital photos (For UK passport)


Morning all,

Am planning to renew British passports online (shame the Embassy no longer offers this service). They are rather stringent as to the photos they accept during this process - pics I have taken have been rated as "poor"...

Can anyone recommend a photo shop in Brussels which takes digital pictures that have been successful for a UK passport application?



Try this web-site:

It is definitely worth it. For as little as £ 6.95 you can have as many goes as you wish.


May 28, 2021 10:50

Literally any photo shop in Belgium will give you photos that are acceptable. All you need is a blank background and (perhaps most important) proper lighting, and you can do it yourself.

May 28, 2021 11:56

ANON, the background has to be cream or light-grey - whereas the standard background for the Belgian authorities is white. Just the UK being awkward yet again.

May 28, 2021 13:16
Oppressed in Oppem

I did my son's photos myself and they were accepted. They were taken with a white wall as the background, during the daytime and he had to have a neutral expression.

May 28, 2021 18:38

No glasses, no smiling and make sure your scan is sharp. Most photo shops.

May 28, 2021 19:02

Thanks for the advice all.

May 31, 2021 16:05