Tips for taking a picture of your photo ID


Follow these tips to get a clear picture of your photo ID with your mobile phone:

  • Place the ID on a dark surface
  • Use natural lighting instead of a flash to capture the picture (ideally near a window)
  • Position your phone directly above the ID when taking the picture
  • Avoid casting shadows across your ID
  • Make sure you see all four edges of your ID in the image
  • Make sure all the information on the ID is clear and legible (not blurred)
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