How to print passport photo in Walgreens for 35 cent

Walgreens Passport Photo($12) VS Print Passport Photo at Walgreens($0.35)

Walgreen Passport Photo is a service provided by Walgreens stores. Stuffs in Walgreens stores take photo and print photos for you. You will be charged for $12 or more for two passport photos(2”x2”) in Walgreens. 

Print Passport Photos is a DIY strategy. You first DIY a 2″x2″ passport photo and then put it on 4″x6″ photo sheet. Why 4″x6″ photo sheet? Because Walgreens doesn’t accept 2″x2″ printing directly. So we need to order 4″x6″ photo sheet which consists of two or more identical 2” x 2” passport photos. The cost is 35 cent! It can be picked up on the same day from you local store. 

Steps to Print Passport Photo at Walgreens

1: Get a digital passport photo and a 4×6 photo sheet from

2: Order 4×6 photo sheet on Walgreens website.

3: Pick it up and Cut It by yourself. 

Details to Print Passport Photo at Walgreens

Step1: Get a digital passport photo and 4×6 photo sheet from

It’s pretty easy to take a photo with your smartphone nowadays, but converting it to a passport photo takes your time. You need to resize your photo, get a white background and remove background. This wastes your time and it may still failed to meet government guidelines.

Luckily, smooths the process. Just upload a photo of you(any background). It automatically scales, resizes your photo and removes the background for you. Everything is automatically done, in 6 seconds! You must try it if you want to save time.



4″ x 6″ photo sheet 

People may ask why I need 4″ x 6″ photo sheet? It’s because Walgreens doesn’t accept 2” x 2” passport photo printing orders directly. However you can order a 4” x 6” photo sheet, which consists of two identical 2” x 2” passport photos. See example Below.

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4″ x 6″ photo sheet generated by

You can get a free 4” x 6” photo sheet once you make a passport photo from .  

Step2: Order Online

Now, it’s time to order your photo. We strongly suggest you order online. The reason is some Walgreens stuffs don’t understand this and deny your printing order…

Therefore, please upload 4” x 6” photo sheet (DO NOT upload 2” x 2” photo).

Step3: Pick up and Cut It

You will be notified by email or text once your photo order is ready. Go to the store and pick it up.(Covid-19 update: Walgreens also offers mailing service now)

Because your order is a 4” x 6” photo. Walgreens is not responsible for cutting it for you. So you need to cut it yourself. (If you are not confident in cutting it, you can order two photo sheets, one for cutting practice and the other for use.)

Lastly,  double check your passport photo can take care of size and background, but you should also be careful regarding your passport photo:

  • No eyeglasses.
  • Keep mouth closed(neutral expression).
  • No shadow on your face. Light on face are balanced. 
  • Photo is not blurred, dark or overexposed.
  • Person in the photo should look forward.
  • Ears/Eyes are not hidden.

4 thoughts on “How to print passport photo in Walgreens for 35 cent

  1. I have 9 person’s photos, how can I uploaded that for change to white background and can I print 2 person’s photos on 4”x 6” paper.

    1. Hi Zargho,

      If you want to remove background, you can use, which can automatically remove background, crop size and generate photo sheet for you.

      I don’t recommend you print more than 2 passport photos on a single 4″ x 6″, because extras photo my be printed on the edge. Based on our test, 2 photo on 4×6 photo sheet is the best choice.

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