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How do I book an appointment:

To make a booking or consultation please use the contact form under the artist section of the website. This will send an e-mail directly to your chosen artist. Please note you must be over the age of 18 with a valid ID to get tattooed.

Waiting list:

Some of our artists have longer waiting lists than others. You will be informed of this by the artists at the time of making your booking request.

Booking with a guest artist:

Guests will manage their own bookings, unless otherwise stated. Check the “Guest Artist” section for all the relevant info.

How much does it cost:

Prices can vary greatly depending on the design, size & placement, your artist will discuss this with you, before any final bookings are made. Once an appointment has been confirmed, you will be required to pay a deposit directly to that artist. The amount may vary depending on the length of time you are booked in for or whether you have multiple appointment booked.

Deposit are non refundable, however you may reschedule your appointment, if you give your artists at least 48 hours notice. This is at the artists discretion.

Please refer to the terms & conditions page for our deposit policy.

How should I prep for my appointment:

Prior to your appointment, we recommend eating at least 2 hours before & keeping well hydrated throughout the tattoo, water is recommended.
Drinking the night before is not recommended. We have the right to refuse anyone who is under the influence, of drugs or alcohol.
Avoid any form of tanning, e.g. sunbeds, fake tan, excessive sun, prior to the appointment.

Coming to my appointment:

Please arrive at the studio around 10 minutes before the appointment. Please bring some identification with you, driving license, national ID card or passport only. Once you arrive you will have to complete a consent form.

You are welcome to bring a friend to the appointment. However we ask that you keep it to one person. We ask that you guests respect the studio space & are aware that they are a working environment, which requires consideration at all times.

We also ask that you do not take calls throughout the tattoo, this is disruptive for your artist & as we have an open plan studio space, can very distracting for everyone around.

If you must take a call, then we ask that you leave the room.

Can I just walk in:

We welcome walk-ins into the studio and will try to accommodate you to the best of our ability. If we cannot tattoo you there and then you may have a walk-in consultation or may be required to make a future appointment.

Can I get tattooed if I am under 18:

It is illegal to tattoo anyone under the age of 18, regardless of parental consent. You will be required to show ID at your appointment, failure to produce ID, will result in an instant cancellation of the appointment & your deposit will be lost.

Conditions that may prohibit you from getting a tattoo:

There are certain conditions which mean you may be unable to get tattooed or you should consent your doctor prior to making the appointment.

Pregnancy / Breast Feeding
Pre/Post surgical procedure
Heomophelia
Compromised immune system
Consent your doctor if you are :
Diabetic
Epileptic

If you suffer or have suffer from any blood born viruses, such as Hepatitis or HIV, you are obliged to inform us prior to the procedure, as stated on our consent form.

It is a the artists discretion as to whether he or she will proceed with the appointment.

Getting to the studio:

MTSC is located in Birkirkara, Malta. We are on the small hill of Triq Il-Knisja Il-Qadima just off of the valley road in Birkirkara. Opposite the shop you will find a local McDonald’s fast food restaurant, Izibet and Sapori cafe.

We are easily accessible by public transport with bus stop “Suq” across the street.

The bus numbers that stop outside the shop are; 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 54, 56, 181, 182, 280 and X3.

Arriving by car; there is on street parking outside the front of the shop. If you continue up the hill of Triq Il-Knisja Il-Qadima you will usually find parking en route or outside Parroċċa Santa Marija.

By Air:
Luqa airport is around 15 – 20 minutes in a taxi, around €10-€15.

Looking after my tattoo:

Please refer to the aftercare section.

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