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Monday 2nd May 2016
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Can you wear a toupee in a passport photo?

Question

In your passport photo, you can wear glasses, so can you wear a toupee? If not, would I have to remove it when showing my passport?
Gary, Whitsable

Answer

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Name: Aaron
Qualification: Immigration officer
Answer: You are allowed to wear a toupee, if it’s part of what you would normally wear. Some people are go bald after their passport photo is taken, so we often see bald men with passport photos where they have a full head of hair! They are never asked to take them off at passport control.

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