OPT F1 Optional Practical Training Photo Service

Picture service for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) applications

At this time Passport Photo Place is CLOSED until further notice. We do not currently accept appointments.

2024 OPT Application Photo Service - Orlando, FL

Passport Photo Place provides photo services for individuals submitting F-1 OPT application. We take and print OPT pictures that fully comply with photo requirements as specified by the U.S Citizenship and Immigration services – Department of Homeland Security.

As of 2024, Optional Practical Training (OPT) application requires professionally printed photographs at this time.

To book an appointment for OPT/F1 photographs email or call our Orlando, FL Orange County photo studio at Currently CLOSED

USCIS advises to use professional photographer for taking OPT application pictures to avoid issues in processing of an application.

Passport Photo Place produces properly taken and printed photographs that are specifically designed to be used by the eligible F-1 students who intend to apply for Optional practical training permission.

Our Orlando, FL photo studio delivers professionally formatted OPT/F1 photographs. The photo studio service features the following:

Guaranteed OPT picture service. Avoid Rejects!

All Optional Practical Training photographs are produced by the strict specifications as defined in OPT application checklist.

Same-day photo service

All OPT/F1 pictures are taken and printed immediately at the appointment time with no further delays. The general photo session appointment length is 15 minutes. At the end of the appointment, an applicant receives OPT photographs.
at appointment time and within 15 minutes. OPT photo studio appointments are available

Mon thru Fri CLOSED until further notice

Professional OPT photo service

All pictures for Optional Practical Training applications
are taken and printed by a professional photographer that specializes in legal photo services.

Great looking photos!

Passport Photo Place makes photos that not only fully comply with OPT photo specifications, but look great, while providing a natural applicant representation.

Innovative photo document technology

Our studio utilizes the latest document photo technology that is specifically designed to produce high quality and professional looking photographs that are 100% compliant with legal documentation application requirements.

Full service commercial photo studio

All OPT photographs are taken and immediately printed at the same location in Orlando, FL

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For same-day Optional Practical Training (OPT) photo appointments email or call our Orlando, FL Orange County photo studio at Currently CLOSED

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2024 2024 OPT Optional Practical Training Photo Requirements

USCIS requires OPT applicants to submit the pictures along with applications that comply with the following specifiactions:

Photo specifications & background

  • Photos must be taken within the past 30 days, showing present individual appearance
  • Pictures must only be produced by a professional photo studio that specializes in legal document photography. Pictures taken at other than a professional photo studio place can be rejected.
  • Required are Two (2) 51x51mm (2×2 inch) pictures that show full front facial view of the applicant
  • The background must be plain white, evenly lit with no background shadows from the subject. Proper contrast is required to differentiate background from the applicant’s facial features.

Applicant appearance photo service requirements

  • The face must measure between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head
  • Must present neutral facial expression with mouth closed
  • The full forehead and ears must be visible
  • The applicant must wear a normal street attire. Uniforms and any clothing that shows emblems is not acceptable.
  • Hats and other headgear that obscures the hairline cannot be worn during the OPT photo session
  • Prescription glasses, hearing devices or wigs that are worn on a daily basis should be worn in the picture to properly depict the appearance of the applicant. Tinted glasses on the other hand cannot be worn, regardless of the prescription status.

Photo printing & processing specifications

  • OPT/F1 pictures must be printed at 300dpi or higher resolution using a professional photo printer. Inkjet printers are not suitable for printing official photo documents.
  • The pictures must be in full color
  • The photo paper must be slightly glossy and thin.
  • Pictures cannot be retouched or manipulated in any way that alters the subject appearance.
  • Both photographs must be exactly identical and not being reproduced from previously taken pictures
  • Pictures taken and printed by non-professional legal photographer are subject to disqualification.


  • Please wear a solid-colored top/shirt. White or slightly off-white clothing is not recommended as the background for OPT/F1 application photographs is white and there must be a good contrast between clothing and the background.

Passport Photo Place location for OPT F1 Optional Practical Training picture service

Our Orlando, FL Orange County legal document photo studio is accessible via major routes and in relatively close proximity from the following: Aloma, Altamonte Springs FL, Apopka FL, Apopka, Azalea Park, Belle Isle, Bithlo, Buena Ventura Lakes, Cambell, Casselberry, Casselbery, Celebration Florida, Celebration, Christmas FL, Christmas, Chuluota, Clermont, Cloud FL, Cocoa Beach, Cocoa FL, Cocoa, Conway, Davenport, Doctor Phillips, Eatonville, Edgewood, Fairview Shores, Fairvilla, Fern Park, Forest City, Goldenrod, Gotha, Hiawassee, Holden Heights FL, Hunters Creek, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista, Lake Butler, Lakeland, Lockhard, Lockhart, Longwood FL, Maitland, Meadow Woods, Merritt Island and Cocoa Beach, Mims, Narcoossee, Oak Ridge FL, Oakland, Ocoee, Orlando FL, Orlando Florida, Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Orlo vista, Orlovista, Oviedo Florida, Oviedo, Paradise Heights FL, Pine Castle, Pine Hills, Port Saint John, Rosemont FL, Sanford, Sky Lake, South Apopka, St. Cloud, Tildenville, Titusville FL, Titusville, Union Park, University Park FL, Windermere FL, Windermere, Winter Garden FL, Winter Park and Winter Springs.

For OPT/F1 picture service email or call our Orlando, FL Orange County photo studio at Currently CLOSED