Reminder: Student Information Form & Passport Copies Due to OGS

All students must complete the Student Information Form, upload a copy of their passport, and send a digital photograph to OGS.  These three steps must be complete in order for NYU Abu Dhabi to request your entry permit. Failure to upload complete these steps in a timely manner may jeopardize your ability to study abroad in the Spring.  Please take note that the:

  • Passport Upload must be be a clear, scanned COLOR There must not be any extra objects in the background (i.e. table, fingers, etc).
  • Digital photo must be:
    • Color headshot photo taken on white background.
    • Both ears and chin to forehead visible, taken within the last 30 days.
    • 5 cm (1.4 inches) x 4.5 cm (1.8 inches).
    • Saved as a high-resolution (at least 600 dpi) JPEG file with a filename based on your name, e.g. “joan.torch.jpg.”
    • NOTE: a digital passport-style photo is NOT a scan of the bio page of your passport.  If you have have a recent passport photo, you can scan it with a white background and save it as a JPEG

If you are currently in the process of renewing your passport, please inform us either via the Student Information Form or via email at You will still receive reminders from our office to complete the upload, and it’s imperative that you upload the copy as soon as you receive your passport.


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