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Passfoto Basel
Biometrische Passfotos Basel
Biometrische Passfotos Basel
Biometrische Passfotos Basel
Biometrische Passfotos Basel
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International biometric passport photos Basel Bahnhof 

For the new driving license, the ID, the public transport subscription / SwissPass, you need the ID  or the visa a successful passport photo ? The passport photo should comply with national or international guidelines? Then you've come to the right place. You can book an appointment with us directly online. You will receive the passport photo as an instant printout immediately after the shoot!

Our  biometric passport photos and ID photos comply with the international guidelines of the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile , China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, EU, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia , Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, T aiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), United States (USA), Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam.  In the case of special travel destinations, we ask you to inform the issuing embassy or authority of the respective requirements (background color) when booking.

Appointments can be canceled or postponed with passport photos up to 24 hours before the appointment. Delayed postponements and cancellations or delays of more than 20 minutes will be offset against a flat rate of CHF 30.  If you change dates, please contact us here!

Preis & Leistung

Passport photo for children and adults

10 min

Immediate printout (2 - 6 photos)



further printout: 5 CHF
Photo digital: 5 CHF


CHF 30

other countries:

CHF 40

Passport photo for babies and toddlers up to three years

15 minutes

Immediate printout (2 - 6 photos)


further printout: 5 CHF
Photo digital: 5 CHF

CHF 50

Combination Passport and  Application photo

Combine your passport photo and take an application photo at the same time.
Benefit from a CHF 10 discount!



CHF 10 discount


Fotoman Basel

Steinenbachgässlein 25
4051 Basel
3rd floor

SBB train station  500m

Multi-storey car park Elis abethen or multi-storey car park Steinen  100m

Tram station Heuwaage 150m
Tram stop Barfüsserplatz 150m


Opening hours:

Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sat / Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Payment options:

Cash, Twint, Mastercard, Maestro, Visa, V-Pay, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Postfinance

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You can book your desired date with us online. 
Avoid unnecessary stress, arrive on time and prepared.

We'll discuss yours  Look, 
do a short styling and discuss the photo-technical wishes. Our photographer's experience will help you. 

The passport photos  become under more professional  Instructions made by our photographer. The photos can  can be checked and selected directly.

The selected  photo  is processed by the photographer and printed out immediately.  If required, the passport photo can also be sent digitally for a price of 5 CHF.

Current requirements for the passport photo in Switzerland


  • The standard size is 35 mm × 45 mm.

  • 5 mm from the top edge.

  • The height of the face from the chin to the top of the skull is at least 29 mm and not more than 34 mm.

  • For a person with voluminous hair, the height of the face must not fall below 29 mm. It is more important to depict the face in the correct size than the full hairstyle (the hair may exceptionally exceed the edge).

  • For children under eleven years of age, the height of the face from the chin to the top of the skull must be at least 23 mm.


Posture, head position, facial expression and line of sight

  • Person must sit straight in front of the camera (shoulders straight) and look directly into the camera (frontal view).

  • Head straight (not tilted, twisted or tilted).

  • Nose on the marked vertical center line of the template.

  • Both eyes must be open, at the same height and clearly visible (even for those who wear glasses).

  • Face expression neutral, mouth closed.

  • No hand or object (e.g. pipe) in the face.

  • Even with children, neither another person nor an object must be visible in the picture.

Wearers of glasses

  • Eyes must not be covered by glasses frames.

  • No reflection of the glasses.

  • No tinted glasses or sunglasses.

  • Darkened glasses are permitted for the visually impaired.

Illumination, sharpness and contrast

  • The image must be sharp and rich in contrast.

  • Illumination evenly (no shadows on the face).

  • Natural skin tones.

  • No reflection on the skin (hot spots) and no red eyes.


  • Background monochrome, uniform and neutral; no shadows.

  • Clear separation between background and head.


  • Generally not allowed. No forehead band or eye-catching hairband or glasses put on the head etc.,

  • Exceptions are only permitted for proven medical or religious reasons (for women religious or people belonging to a religious community that requires wearing a headgear in public). In this case, the following applies: The face must be recognizable from at least the lower edge of the chin to the hairline. There must be no shadows on the face.

Photo quality and other requirements

  • Recordings in grayscale (so-called "black and white images") and color images are permitted.

  • The photo paper must have a smooth, unstructured surface (high-gloss or semi-matt). The surface must not have any structure that can be felt by the finger (so-called “pearl” or “silk grid effect”).

  • Only paper specially designed for photo images may be used to produce the images.

  • The picture cannot be older than a year.

  • It must not have any kinks, bumps or impurities.

  • It must not have rounded corners.

  • It mustn't  Pixel structure  be clear.

  • Photos with people in uniform are not permitted.

  • In the case of small children or disabled people, not all requirements have to be met. Deviations are acceptable, especially with regard to looking into the camera, neutral facial expression and head size.

Source: Wikipedia

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