Q: How old do you have to be to get a tattoo?

A: You must be at least 18 years old with a valid photo I.D., to get tattooed at Olympia Tattoo Co.   We do not tattoo minors, even with parental consent.  Washington State, requires everyone to be at least 18 years old to get tattooed.

Q: You guys accept cards,  right?

A: We prefer CASH ONLY!  Please talk to your artist about different payment options.  We do except Paypal,  and Venmo for over the phone or email deposits.

Q: How much would it cost for something really small?

A: The shop minimum is $100.  This minimum covers the artists time and supplies, even to do the smallest of small tattoos. 

Q: Do you guys charge by the piece or by the hour?

A: The shop hourly rate is $180/hour.  This is applied to bigger, more extensive work.  Each artist will quote tattoos accordingly, based on detail, size and time.

Q: Can I call the shop to get a quote/make an appointment?

A: We do not give quotes over the phone.   There are many factors that go into pricing a tattoo, that make it difficult to do over the phone.   If a deposit is left, then we can make an over the phone appointment, based on artist availabilitly.

Q: Do you guys require a deposit for appointments? 

A: A $100 deposit is required for all tattoo appointments.  Large scale work that will require more than one session may be more.  The deposit money will be subtracted from the total cost of the tattoo. 

Q: If I decide to cancel my appointment, I can get my deposit back, right?

A: All deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE, even if you change your mind.  If you need to reschedule your tattoo appointment, please give us at least 24 hours notice. We will allow you to reschedule your appointment ONE TIME only, otherwise you must pay another deposit.  E 

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Q: Do I have to leave a tip?

A: Tips are not expected, but always greatly appreciated.

Q: My friend told me that _____ is the best way to take care of a tattoo. Is that true?   

A: Only follow the aftercare instructions provided by the artist. DO NOT listen to what others have done, they are not the professionals. Aftercare instructions will be provided to you at your tattoo appointment.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us first.


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