We receive a lot of common questions at Tattoo Taboo. To make things easier, we’ve compiled them all on one convenient page, allowing you to find out everything from the minimum age to get a tattoo through to how much a sleeve tattoo costs, plus much more.

You must be 18 years old to get a tattoo. Valid photo ID is required. No exceptions!

Our minimum charge for a tattoo is $100. Our hourly rate is between $100 and $200 depending on the tattooist’s experience. Price also depends on the amount of work to be done. Visit us or email your design and we can give you an estimation of cost. The same answer applies to the question of ‘how much does a sleeve tattoo cost?’

You can either make an appointment by calling us or come down to one of our studios. A $50 deposit is required to secure your appointment. It will be deducted from the cost of your tattoo. We require 24 hours notice for appointment changes or cancelations, otherwise your deposit will be kept.  Walk-ins are always welcomed.

Yes, most definitely. Smaller designs can generally be drawn up before your tattoo. For larger custom work, consultations with the tattooist are required.

Don’t consume alcohol the night before. Be well rested, have something to eat, and drink plenty of water before your appointment.

There is some discomfort. The tolerance to pain varies greatly from person to person. It is best described as a warm scratch. Remember the tattoo will last long after the pain is forgotten.

Research, research, and more research. The artists at Taboo Tattoo are very good at what they do and are happy to discuss your design with you. Do your homework and you will love your tattoos for life.

You will be given detailed written instructions upon completion of your new tattoo. Please have a look under our ‘Aftercare’ page for instructions.

Yes, we sell gift vouchers for any value.  They are valid for 12 months and can be used for any of the tattooists at Taboo Tattoo.

We hope this page has answered any questions you have relating to everything from how much does a sleeve tattoo cost through to how to best look after the finished result. Please feel free to ask us any additional questions you might still have.


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