You’re ready to get your first tattoo. Now you have to decide upon who you will get to do the work in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Given that it’s your first foray into the world of body art you’re wondering; how to make an appointment with a tattoo artist? Read ahead for everything you need to know.

3 Steps to Making an Appointment with a Tattoo Artist in Toronto

Choose the Right Tattoo Shop

You’re searching for information about how to book an appointment with a tattooist because you’re concerned about picking the right one. Good for you. You’d be surprised to learn that not as many people give this as much consideration as they should. The good news, is that a reputable tattoo shop will have done most of the pre-qualification for you. They will have weeded out the unskilled and unprofessional along with those who don’t understand what customer/client service is all about. Read our guide for How to Pick a Tattoo Shop in Toronto which will guide you to the next step.

Choose the Right Tattoo Artist

After choosing a tattoo shop you can trust, you can focus your attention on qualifying which artist in their employ is best suited to YOU. Remember, this person is about to ink a permanent work of body art on to your skin. It will be with you for the rest of your life. Take your time to review artist profiles and portfolios which will be available on the shop’s website (like right here) and/or via the hardcopy binders that are available for public viewing within the studio. Of course, there’s more to choosing an artist beyond referencing the work they have done in the past. For example, if you have dark skin, work with someone who has proven experience in tattooing people who are blessed with beautiful melanin. You get the idea. View our guide for How to Pick a Tattoo Artist in Toronto for further insight.

Make the Appointment

There are three ways to make an appointment with a tattoo artist. These include the following:

Book Online

You can email or use this online booking form to make an appointment with a tattoo artist. This is ideal for those who already know which artist (from the tattoo shop’s website) they want to work with and have photos/images of examples of the work they want done (although not required) along with a preferred date and time for the appointment.

Call to Book

If you are uncertain about anything, or have questions, you may instead call to book. Friendly and patient reception staff will be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have. Call 416-913-8805 to speak to our staff.


This is an alternative for those who want to get a feel for the tattoo shop before taking the final step to make the appointment. Our tattoo shop accepts walk-ins so feel free to swing by anytime.

We Look Forward to Serving You!