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Tattoo Terms of Consent

Please read this information in full before purchasing a tattoo or paying a deposit. Failure to do so will result in all payments being non-refundable.

Where “I” will refer to “the client being tattooed”:


  1. I do not have medical or skin conditions such as but not limited to: acne, scarring (Keloid) eczema, psoriasis etc. that may interfere with the tattoo.

  2. I acknowledge it is not reasonably possible for the tattoo artist to determine whether I might have an allergic reaction to the pigments or processes used in my tattoo, and I agree to accept the risk that such a reaction is possible.

  3. I acknowledge that infection is always possible as a result of the obtaining of a tattoo, particularly in the event that I do not take proper care of my tattoo. I will receive aftercare instructions and I agree to follow them while my tattoo is healing.

  4. I agree that any touch-up work needed, due to my own negligence and will be done at my own expense. I realise that variations in colour and design may exist between any tattoo as selected by me and as ultimately applied to my body. I understand that my skin tone will affect the vibrancy of colour.

  5. I acknowledge I am over the age of 18 and that I have truthfully represented to my tattooer that the obtaining of a tattoo is by my choice alone. I consent to the application of the tattoo and to any actions or conduct of the representatives and employees of the tattoo shop reasonably necessary to perform the tattoo procedure.

  6. I understand that tattoo(s) are created by hand and the appearance of the artwork will differ from the tattooed procedure.

  7. I agree to release and forever discharge and hold harmless Kings Ship Tattoo and all its independent contractors from any and all claims, damages, and legal actions arising from or connected in any way with my tattoo and the procedures and conduct used to apply my tattoo.

  8. I am not a haemophiliac (bleeder). I do not have diabetes, epilepsy, hepatitis, HIV, AIDS, or any communicable disease. I am not under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. I am not pregnant or nursing. If I have any condition that might affect the healing of this tattoo, I will advise my tattooer.

  9. I acknowledge that the artists are not translators and cannot guarantee the spelling or meaning of foreign words or symbols. I confirm that the spelling of any words to be used for the tattoo are correct and to my liking.

  10. I agree to allow any photographs taken by the artist to be used for media advertising such as but not limited to; social media outlets, newspaper, commercials, tv, flyer ads, website, portfolio displays, other marketing
    materials, etc.


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