covid 19 info

We will be working by appointment only for an undetermined period for both tattooing and piercing. Same day may still be available. Please call first to check

Read the current CLICK HERE =>guidelines and procedures<= CLICK HEREbefore continuing or contacting us. It may answer some of your questions. Please note the door will be locked and the shop will not be open for general walk ins and browsing.

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Visit our shop and talk with us or start with the contact form at the bottom of our website.


We discuss the work you want done and explain everything you need to know.

Get It Done

You arrive at the shop on the scheduled day and time for the work to be done.

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The Shop

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First Class interior design and custom built to enhance your tattoo experience.

Our Team

Passionate and talented artists. Award winning professionals.

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Owner & Tattoo Artist
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"With around 30 years experience Shawn enjoys doing almost all styles of work! "


Tattoo Artist
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" Archie enjoys custom designs in colour or black and grey and has a strong unique style of his own."


Bodmod/piercing Artist
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"Ben has been piercing in the industry well over 20 years. He also independently offer various body modifications. Contact us for more info."


Tattoo Artist
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"Matt is happy to help with conventional and custom pieces."


Tattoo Artist/Apprentice
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"Kate is unfortunately not accepting any appointments at this time"


Piercing Artist
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"Kaiti has been piercing in Ottawa for over a decade! Contact her today."


Tattoo Artist
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"Stephanie joined us in 2018 from the Toronto area. She will be happy to help with any of your projects big or small."


Tattoo Artist
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"Genevieve does all types of styles including freehand work. She will be happy to design a piece just for you. "


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"Adrian has more of a traditional style. He will be happy to design a piece just for you. "
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Top Choice Awards

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"Top Choice Awards Nominee 2019-2020"

3 Best Rated

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Voted 3 best rated 2016-2017-2018-2019-2020.


We bring a personal and effective approach to every project we work on.

The Ink Spot Ottawa


429 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontario Canada K2P 1Y7



PHONE HOURS during the pandemic




12PM - 5PM


12PM - 5PM


12PM - 5PM


12PM - 5PM


12PM - 5PM




  Map / Directions to The Ink Spot Tattoo & Body Piercing Ottawa
The Ink Spot Ottawa Store Front View

Please read covid info in the link before emailing! We are not doing any oral or nose related piercings or jewelry changes for the time being.

CLICK HERE=>Our current COVID-19 shop procedures override some of the ones below <=CLICK HERE

For quotes please include as much detail as possible including approximate size in inches or cm (not small, medium, the size of the pic, twice as big, half the size, for my upper arm, etc.....)

Please understand that due to the nature of your design, quotes via email are not always possible and a consult in person is many times the best approach.

Also include the artist's name if you have one in mind. Quotes are “ballparked” only.

A non refundable deposit (without 48 hours notice) is required. We do accept walk‐ins on a first come first serve basis when time permits however we are generally booked ahead.

You must have valid photo identification. We will not tattoo or pierce anyone under the age of 18 without parental consent in person and both parties must have valid government issued photo I.D. We will not tattoo or pierce you while you are intoxicated by any drug or alcohol. For more specifics on age for piercings please call before coming by. 16 and up is our age limit for tattooing. Please read our entire policy before contacting us it may answer some of your questions.You can also call for an quicker response.

Contact The Ink Spot

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Choose the artist(s) you prefer to work with: *

 Due to COVID-19 changing some of the ways we have to do things, we strongly suggest checking the portfolios and choosing an artist who's work you like. You will most likely have to correspond with them first in order to work out some details for booking purposes.

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Tell us what you want or need us to do, with as much detail as possible. You can also upload photos if you have them.

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You can select multiple files for upload by holding the CTRL key while CLICKING the mouse button to select. File size is limited to 2mb.

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