Birmingham tattoo covered man denied passport over name change - full interview

The region's most tattooed man has failed to get a passport because of his name.

Four years ago Mathew Whelen from Birmingham changed his name to King of Ink Land King Body Art The Extreme Ink Ite.

He says a shortened version of his name - Body Art - could appear on the document.

He got a driving licence without any problems and his MP is calling for consistency between agencies.

The Passport Office say they don't comment on individual cases.


Tattoo covered man refused passport over name change

A man from Birmingham who has 90% of his body covered in tattoos has been denied a passport after changing his name to 'King of Ink Land King Body Art The Extreme Ink-Ite '