On August 2, 2004 DHS’s Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Service announced a change in the photo requirements, effective August 2, 2004, for all applicants from a three quarter face to a full frontal face position. USCIS will accept three quarter and full color frontal pictures until September 1, 2004 after which it will only accept the full color frontal photographs. Previously-submitted applications with three quarter face photos will not be affected. AMDOC#: 200408001