CVS Passport Photo($14.99) VS Print Passport Photo at CVS pharmacy ($0.33)
CVS Passport Photo is a service provided by CVS pharmacy. Stuffs in CVS pharmacy take photo and print photos for you. You will be charged for $14.99 or more for two passport photos(2”x2”) in CVS pharmacy. Use this life hack and print your U.S. passport photo at a CVS pharmacy for 33¢ instead of paying $14.99 for a standard CVS passport photo.
Print Passport Photos is a DIY strategy. You can use this trick to prepare photos for all different kinds of official documents! You first DIY a 2″x2″ passport photo and then put it on 4″x6″ photo sheet. Why 4″x6″ photo sheet? Because CVS 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 33 cent! It can be picked up on the same day from you local store.
Steps to Print Passport Photo at CVS Pharmacy
1. Get a digital passport photo and a 4×6 photo sheet from aipassportphoto.com
2. Order 4×6 photo sheet on CVS website.
3. Pick it up and Cut It by yourself.
Details to Print Passport Photo at CVS Pharmacy
Step1: Get a digital passport photo and 4×6 photo sheet from aipassportphoto.com
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, aipassportphoto.com 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 CVS 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.
4″ x 6″ photo sheet generated by aipassportphoto.com
You can get a free 4” x 6” photo sheet once you make a passport photo from aipassportphoto.com .
Step2: Order Online
Now, it’s time to order your photo. We strongly suggest you order online. The reason is some CVS pharmacy 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: CVS also offers mailing service now)
Because your order is a 4” x 6” photo. CVS pharmacyis 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
aipassportphoto.com 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.