From a photo kiosk

You can get 35 × 45 mm passport pictures at a photo booth (Fotoautomat).

There are Fotofix machines everywhere in Berlin. You pay 6€ in coins, and you follow the instructions on the screen. The machine will print 5 copies of your photo.

These biometric photos are accepted by the Bürgeramt and the Ausländerbehörde.

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At the Bürgeramt/Ausländerbehörde

There are passport photo kiosks at the Ausländerbehörde, and at the Bürgeramt. Find your Bürgeramt or Ausländerbehörde. The information page shows if there is a Fotoautomat.

Fotoautomat at the Bürgeramt

When you get your passport pictures from a Fotoautomat, you will get 4 pictures printed on a single piece of paper. You do not need to cut them; they have a tool for this at the Ausländerbehörde, and at the Bürgeramt.1

Biometric pictures for other countries

Embassies and foreign organizations can have different requirements for biometric photos. Use this website to find the correct requirements for your country.

Most photography studios will take biometric pictures and cut them to the right size. It costs 5€ to 15€.

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