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Because this organisation is working for the benefit of all professional British tattoo artists and we need your help. There is strength in numbers and we genuinely value the input and individual talents from experienced tattoo artists. If you share our concerns and want to protect your livelihood and the tattoo profession for future generations of tattooists, join us, get your voice heard and help to make sure that British tattooing has a safe and successful future.

 

 

 

 

Yes. We are a non-profit making organisation, run by hard working volunteers. If you wish to contribute more towards running our website or contribute to our tattoo news page, printing leaflets and running our campaign,attending tattoo conventions, it is always welcome and you can donate on the Join Us page.

 

 

 

 

Individuals. You can only use our logo and claim membership for tattooists who are individually members of the BTAF and this is checked.

 

 

 

 

Because whilst there are good tattooists who have been tattooing for less time, the BTAF requires a certain level of experience in order that its members have personal knowledge of most of the issues we discuss.

 

 

 

 

Your current and previous registration certificates will be used. If you do not have old certificates please tell us the name of the council who registered you, your full name and the studio address and we will check directly with them.

 

 

 

 

Yes. You must comply with BTAF guidelines and with the law. If you are prosecuted for any tattoo related breach of the law your membership will be cancelled with no refund given. The same applies if you are told to leave the BTAF for bringing the organisation into disrepute.

 

 

 

 

You can as long as you personally are a member (not your boss or studio owner). The logo must have the word “MEMBER” under it, clearly legible.

 

 

 

 

No.  But some of our members might. The BTAF is a trade organisation not a studio or training service. We support the concept of apprenticeships and suggest you follow this link for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No.  But some of our members might. The BTAF is a trade organisation not a studio or training service. We support the concept of apprenticeships and suggest you follow this link for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We welcome assistance and input from the public, tattoo enthusiasts, non-member tattoo artists,Tattoo convention organisers, Environmental Health Officers, local councils, government, the HSE, the HPA, health professionals and the media. If you feel you can help further our cause then please email us HERE and tell us how you can help. Thank you

 

 

 

Disclaimer—All content within BTAF documents including this website is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. The BTAF is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of the BTAF website. The BTAF is not liable for the contents of any external internet sites listed, nor does it endorse any commercial product or service mentioned or advised on any of the sites. Always consult your own GP if you're in any way concerned about your health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frequently asked questions

Why should i join the BTAF

£50 Membership £30 per year annual subscription

Does membership cover my studio or individuals?

Why do you have to have 5 years experience to join?

What proof do you need that I’ve been registered 5+ years?

Can my membership be revoked?

Can I use the BTAF logo on my business cards, website, etc?

Do you offer apprenticeships?

 

Do you endorse any suppliers or equipment?..

I would like to help promote the BTAF—how can I help?