The British woman who chose the name Tinkerbell fought to renew her passport and finally got what she wanted.
Known as ‘Tinks’ by her friends, the 43-year-old British woman changed her name to ‘Tinkerbelltherealgoddess’. Launched in August 2019, the names finally had to wait 18 months to update their passport with the new name. During this time, he also went through a tough legal battle.
The woman who admired Disney applied to the court to change her legal name to ‘Tinkerbelltherealgoddess’ and got her new name with the decision given. But in September of last year, the woman who wanted to go to Jamaica to visit her grandparents was in for a shock. Because her new name was not included in the travel documents. Despite completing all the required documents, officials insisted that she need permission from Disney, the copyright holders of the Tinkerbell name, to update the passport.
Regarding the idea of changing her name to a Disney character after the difficult process he went through, she said, “To be honest, at some point I started to regret it. “I felt like an alien because of a name change,” she said. At the end of 18 months of legal struggle, she was able to get her passport.