This Woman's Passport Photo Is The Absolute Best Thanks To Printing Error

Everyone complains about having a bad passport picture, and, in fairness, a lot of them are bad.

The lighting it usually terrible, you're not allowed to smile and they're usually pretty old. It's a perfect storm.

But next time you look at yours and cringe or feel embarrassed showing it to a doorman, spare a thought for this poor woman who sent off for a passport renewal and got sent this:

Fucking hell. What even is that?

Chelsey Ramos, from Texas, was left with this nightmarish passport after a printing error, what makes it even more annoying is that the original photo was really good.


Chelsey's boyfriend Reece Lagunas told Buzzfeed his other half was so surprised when she opened the passport she shouted 'Oh my fucking God', before passing it over for him to have a look.

Of course, being human, Reece started to piss himself laughing and decided to share the photo on Reddit, where poor Chelsey and her newly cone-shaped head were the butt of a lot of a jokes. Again, we can't really blame anyone for that.


Sadly, Chelsey won't have rock around with this as her ID for the next 10 years, which is a shame, because security officials need laughs, too.


Reece continued: "The man that helped her was super helpful.

"I think he pulled up the photo on his computer and also had a laugh - told her it was obviously their mistake, and provided her with all the info to get it taken care of."

She was issued a new passport but was allowed to keep the five-head-one, too, which is pretty cool. It would have been even cooler had the man from the passport office refused and made her use this one, but we can't have everything.

Featured Image Credit: Reddit

Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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