Is your UK Citizen card application completed and ready to submit, only you’ve realised that you need compliant photos? And there’s not a photo booth or studio in sight. Download ‘Smartphone iD’ today to enjoy the convenience of getting your compliant photos taken at home in less than five minutes. Sound good? Let’s go!
Why take a photo by yourself at home?
For most people, it would seem obvious that taking a Citizen card photo by yourself at home saves time and effort, but it’s not only that.
At home you don’t need to stand in front of a professional photographer, nor feel the anxiety of getting it right with 3 takes in a photo booth. Instead, you can do unlimited shots to get the best look.
There is one risk though, if you choose to do it at home – it might not be accepted by the official authorities. And that’s the reason why you should try Smartphone iD app.
Not only it delivers the photo in the correct format with the right background color, but it also offers a photo check by a trained professional.
It’s cheaper than any other expert service provider on the market and offers a full refund if the photo is refused by the authorities.
How to take a photo?
Your smartphone’s rear-view camera has the best quality. These photos will turn out better than those in selfie mode. Nevertheless, with Smartphone iD app you can choose either camera.
Our all-in-one app will guide you through 4 simple steps for taking a compliant UK Citizen card photo. Once you’re there, we’ll make sure they’re certified with our AI and biometrics team and send them straight back!
What are the biometric Citizen card Photo standards in the UK?
It can be intimidating to get a proper Citizen card photo in the UK. Especially when there are quite a lot of biometric standards that need to be met. Don’t worry! There are two ways you can go about this.
- Either visit the Citizen card website and check the standards yourself (make sure that not only your photo has the right size, but also the head size corresponds to the requirements).
- OR you can let us do it for you. Using ‘Smartphone iD’, you’ll get all these biometric standards under check for you, so you can relax.
Citizen card photo FORMAT IN THE UK
- JPG file format
- Minimum resolution of 640 x 480 or 480 x 640 pixels
- Maximum file size of 25MB
- Less than a month old
- In colour, depicting your upper body and upwards
How to apply for a Citizen card in the UK?
Whenever you’re out on the go, having a form of ID can always be handy. Whether you’re shopping for age-restricted products or going to a job interview, a Citizen card can help to prove your identity and age. It all starts when you begin filling out your Citizen card application online or find an application form at a Post Office.
So how do you apply for a Citizen card in the UK Online?
- Navigate to the Citizen card application website
- Read the instructions
- Make sure you have a Passport quality digital photo
- Click ‘Start a New Application for a CitizenCard’
- Create an account to begin
To complete your application, you will need a Passport quality digital photo, or your application will likely be delayed or denied altogether. Why not try the Smartphone iD app to get professional pre-approved biometric photos for your Citizen card, by using your smartphone!
Why do you need photo validation from an expert?
We all know that document renewal applications is a lengthy and tricky procedure. The smallest mistake leads to the extra time needed for clarification.
Invalid UK Citizen card photo is the number 1 reason for official document application rejections. If you have your photo pre-checked by a professionally trained expert, you eliminate possible rejection due to a bad photo.
In addition, did you know that different documents have varying photo criteria and standards? Needless to say, all this expertise is included in Smartphone iD service. You can be 100% confident that your UK Citizen card is in accordance with the UK government’s standards. If it isn’t? Then we’ll give you a full refund.
Why should you use the Smartphone iD app?
There are plenty of photo sizing tools online. But most of them don’t guarantee government acceptance, nor customer service in case of an unsuccessful photo.
What you really need is an all-inclusive service for the best price on the market! A service that provides expertise, fast photo formatting, and professional delivery.
With the ‘Smartphone iD’ app, not only can you get certified UK digital Citizen card photos for £7.84, but you can also get professional-grade photographic prints for £3.31. All without having to go through a lengthy process like visiting a photo booth or studio!
How to use the Smartphone iD app?
With Smartphone iD app you don’t need to know any document parameters. Instead, simply take a photo through the app, choose UK Citizen card as your document type and receive successfully, verified photos within a few minutes.
Our great price and money-back guarantee will leave you feeling pleasantly surprised, not to mention the easy photo-taking process and no appointments!