Jessops’ Passport Photo Suite
Jessops has refurbished its passport photo suites across its stores nationwide
Jessops has refurbished its passport photo suites across its stores nationwide. The stores are set to benefit from new photographic equipment and accessories as well as training for all customer-facing members of staff, the upgrade is in response to the legal changes and guidelines issued by the Home Office.
Over 200 stores across the UK have been equipped with Fuji Passport cameras, printers and blinds. Fuji Finepix S-2000HD cameras will now be used as standard in all stores as well as Fujifilm IP-10 printers to provide high quality I.D and passport compliant images. The IP-10 printers use dye-sublimation and Fujifilm Image Intelligence technology to produce six sharp UK passport size images per customer. Portable blinds are now also used for all passport photo images, featuring the background colour stipulated by the Passport Agency.
A national training programme has been rolled out across Jessops’ network of stores to assist customer service representatives appropriately communicate the new guidelines to members of the public. All staff have received training on the new passport photo regulations and copies of the government guidelines are available at Jessops stores across the UK.
Commenting on the developments, Chris Carr, Head of Photo for Jessops said, “Jessops stores nationwide have undergone an extensive refurbishment to ensure the correct passport photo facilities are made readily available to consumers. The latest changes to passport photo requirements have left many members of the public confused. However, our passport suite refurbishment aims to reassure consumers by ensuring there is an accurate passport photo service on high streets across the UK.”
The passport photo service is available from £7 at all Jessops stores nationwide. To locate your nearest store please visit the store finder at www.jessops.com.