Frequently Asked Questions
I would like to get tattooed at NR Studios, how do I get booked in?
The best option is to ring us on 01242 578 892 (Cheltenham), 02071 755 898 ( London ) or 01392 668 952 (Exeter) to discuss details of the tattoo you would like and how the process works, our aim is to match you with one of our artists that meet your requirements.
Call or email us with tattoo details
We’ll book you in for a consultation – this is a 15 minute chat with the tattoo artist we think will create the best tattoo for you
The tattoo artist will develop your idea and let you know how long it will take and give you a price
You can then book in for the tattoo there and then or go away and have some time to think about it
If you decide to book in, we’ll give you available dates and take a deposit to secure the tattoo
Here are a few questions that we will answer in full when you ring us:
Do you require a booking fee? Yes, this secures the appointment and is non refundable.
Is there a waiting list or can I just walk in? Most artists have a waiting list but it always worth a call to see if we have any space.
I have some ideas but am not very artistic, can you help me design my tattoo? Absolutely, its what we do so don’t worry about design and placement, that’s what your tattoo artist is for.
How much will a tattoo cost? This is dependent on the artist, size and complexity of the design.
Can you copy an image exactly? As a custom studio we create unique artwork and will not copy other designs. To ensure the flow is correct and that you walk away with a tattoo unique to you, we can design a tattoo that takes influence from reference images.
Will we start and finish exactly on time? Not always as preparation work is critical to the final result and our artists will work until there is a natural break point.
Will I be shown the design before the day? Designs can be viewed on the day of the appointment. We always allow enough time to make any changes to the design on the day.
Are you able to do cover ups? While it is possible to cover some tattoos all cover-ups require extra attention. We will need to see the tattoo you want covering first (ideally in person).
Can I bring someone with me when I get tattooed? If we have room in the studios, no worries at all.
What inks do you use? Vegan friendly, every colour you can imagine is available.
Are children allowed in the studio? Under 18’s are only permitted in the waiting area at the front of the shop if supervised.
Do you do piercing? Our Cheltenham studio is home to FÖR Piercing, ran by Ash, arguably one of the best piercers in the UK – we recommend booking an appointment to avoid disappointment. Give us a call on 01242 578892 to check availability or email FÖR Piercing at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the requirements before applying for Finance for you tattoo Finance is only available at our studio or via e-mail and applications can only be made if you meet the following criteria:
How to Qualify for Credit
To be accepted for credit you must meet the following criteria.
- You are over 18 and employed at least 16 hours per week
- You have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders, CCJ’s
- You are a permanent UK resident and able to supply a UK address history for the last 3 years
Meeting the criteria does not guarantee acceptance. If your application is accepted, a deposit of 10% must be paid.
You will need to provide 2 forms of identification either:
- Valid Full UK Driving licence (sorry, provisional licences are not accepted)
- A passport
- Bank statement related to the account used for the finance application, which needs to show name and address, be dated within the last 3 months and be an original, not a photocopy or a printout from the internet.
How long does it take to apply?
Our application form typically takes a few minutes to complete. Your application is then instantly sent to the finance company and they will typically respond with their decision in 10 minutes. Some applications may take longer to process. If for any reason we can’t give you an instant decision you will be notified as part of the application process in person or by e-mail for on-line applications, with a follow up e-mail as soon as a decision is confirmed.
What are the requirements for finance?
You must be a permanent UK resident and able to supply 3 years address history. You must have a UK bank account capable of accepting Direct Debits.
Will the finance company perform a credit check?
Yes. A credit check forms part of the automated decision making process.
Do I need a bank account?
Yes. You must have a UK bank account capable of accepting Direct Debits.
Do I need to pay a deposit?
Yes. If your credit application is accepted, you will be required to pay a deposit of 10%.
Do I need to pay an additional booking fee?
No. Your deposit acts as the booking fee. Please be aware that should you decide to cancel your tattoo appointment without 7 days notice the deposit will be forfeited if we cannot fill the appointment with another client.
How will the tattoo be priced?
Each tattoo will be priced per piece and therefore be a fixed cost. This will be agreed with the tattoo artist following the consultation.
We are also able to offer finance for a fixed number of sessions e.g. 4 sessions. This then gives you flexibility on the work that you want. If additional sessions are required you can book them in to meet your requirements.
Will I be able to be tattooed by any artist at No Regrets?
In principle yes, but the finance approval expires after 90 days and therefore your tattoo will need to be started before this. Some of our artists have long wait lists and you may be required to apply closer to time. This can be done via e-mail to save a return journey to the studio.
What is the minimum price for Finance?
The minimum is £400 of which you will need to provide a 10% deposit.
What if I want to significantly change the design of my tattoo before the 1st session or between multiple sessions?
If the tattoo changes in fixed price before the 1st session we will be able to adapt agreement subject to approval. If you decide to change between multiple sessions the repayments wont be able to altered. Additional work can of course be carried out through another Finance agreement or alternative payment methods.
What rates are available and how long can I spread the cost?
We offer 3 competitive options:
- 0% over 6 months is available for larger scale pieces that will be completed in a short period of time
- We offer 9.9% APR for tattoos completed within a 12 months period
- Our 3rd option is 19.9% that enables lower monthly repayments over a 24 or 36 months
How do I repay the loan?
Your monthly repayments are collected by Direct Debit.
Can the date of the DD be changed?
Yes, once the customer has been notified of their payment date they can call the Customer Service Team on 0333 240 8317.
How much does the loan cost?
The total cost of the loan is shown on the finance agreement.
How long before I have to start to repay the loan?
The first payment is typically due 30 days following the date of your 1st tattoo.
Can I pay my agreement off early?
You have the right to repay your loan early in full or in part. If you wish to repay any amount early, you must give written notice to us at: Omni Capital Retail Finance Limited, Oak House, Reeds Crescent, Watford, WD24 4QP.
There are no early repayment fees.
What APR will I be charged?
The APR is shown clearly on the credit summary throughout the credit application process. It is also shown clearly on the credit agreement itself.
Can a 3rd party compete the finance on behalf of someone else e.g. Father for a sons tattoo?
The person taking out the finance/applying for the finance will be responsible for making the re-payments, so for example, if the Father is applying for finance and accepted, it is the Father who is responsible for making the re-payments.
Are there any other charges?
If you fail to pay any amount you owe under the Credit Agreement by the date it is due, Omni Capital Finance Limited may charge you interest on that amount, they may also levy additional fees – details of these can be found in the credit agreement.
Can I cancel my credit agreement if I change my mind?
If this agreement was made exclusively using a means of distance communication (i.e. by post, telephone, email or online), you will have a right to cancel the agreement for a short time after the agreement is made. You can do this by telephoning us on 0333 240 8317 or writing to us at Omni Capital Retail Finance Limited, Oak House, Reeds Crescent, Watford, WD24 4QP. The cancellation period starts on the date of this agreement and ends on the expiry of 14 days beginning with the later of, the day after this agreement was made or, the day after the day on which you receive this agreement and all the terms.
If you cancel this agreement during the cancellation period, we will refund any sum paid by you as soon as possible but in any event within 30 days of the date in which we receive notice that you wish to cancel this agreement. You will be required to return any goods delivered to you under this agreement to the Retailer within the same period. We may charge you for any service you have received under this agreement prior to you exercising your right to cancel. This will be an amount which is proportionate to the service actually provided.
If you do not exercise your right to cancel during the cancellation period, this agreement will continue in accordance with the terms.
How do I ask for further information about the Credit Agreement?
If you have a question, require further information or if there is anything you do not understand regarding the credit agreement, please us on 01242 578 892 or 0330 240 8317. Alternatively seek free, independent advice from organizations’ such as the Citizen Advice Bureau or the Money Advice Service.
*The credit advertised is provided exclusively by Omni Capital Finance Limited our finance partner.
58 High St,
01242 578 892
Monday to Saturday - 10AM to 6PM
6 Minerva St,
020 7175 5898
Monday to Sunday - 10AM to 6PM
62 South St,
Tuesday to Saturday - 10AM to 6PM