inq Tattoos

inq Tattoos premium boutiques offer professional, custom tattoo services and related retail products with a focus on clean design, transparency, use of technology, and a customer first approach.

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inq Tattoos Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


inq: the tattoo experience, reimagined.

inq Tattoos premium boutiques offer professional, custom tattoo services and related retail products with a focus on clean design, transparency, use of technology, and a customer-first approach.

As a cutting-edge lifestyle brand, inq makes a unique addition to any portfolio. Prime territories and ADA opportunities are available. inq is a woman- and veteran-owned business and our team will provide comprehensive support along every step of the way.

OUR STORY: The founders of inq Tattoos, Maria and Peter Joukov, are a husband and wife team, who started this business because they saw an unmet need in the market. After the birth of their first child, they wanted to get a tattoo of his name, but could not find the tattoo experience that they were looking for. After extensive market research that showed that they were not alone in wanting a different tattoo experience option, they decided to lean on their corporate and business background to create a modern, inclusive experience for the everyday customer. Customers of all levels of familiarity with tattoos are welcomed with open arms at inq!

Quote from Founders: "We started inq to make sure that every customer could have a great tattoo experience, and that every artist could have a nurturing professional environment."

Quotes from Customers: "This was my first time getting a tattoo and I couldn' have asked for a better experience!" - Zachary M.

"You and your team at inq blew me away with the level of professionalism and enthusiasm….This is how the tattoo experience should be!"- Regan A.

"The best tattoo I have gotten hands down" - Heather M.

"What a welcoming and beautiful tattoo parlor" - Anne P.


Company Details

Established: 2019

Franchised Units: 0

Company Owned Units: 1

States Registered In: Alabama - AL, Arizona - AZ, Colorado - CO, Florida - FL, Georgia - GA, Massachusetts - MA, Montana - MT, Nevada - NV, New Hampshire - NH, New Mexico - NM, North Carolina - NC, Ohio - OH, Pennsylvania - PA, Tennessee - TN, Texas - TX, Vermont - VT, West Virginia - WV, Wyoming - WY

Canada Franchises: No

International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By inq Tattoos

Financial Assistance Provided: Approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for SBA financial assistance.
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: No
Training: Extensive training leading up to opening and concierge level support after opening. Two days of training required at inq Flagship boutique prior to opening. Supplementary staff training modules provided to franchise owner.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a inq Tattoos Franchise.

What does a inq Tattoos Franchise Cost?

inq Tattoos franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $75,000
Total Investment: $150,500 - $342,500
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $45,000

Royalty: 6%
Ad: 1%
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 3
Visa Candidates: No
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is inq Tattoos a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. inq Tattoos is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is inq Tattoos a Home Based franchise?

No. inq Tattoos is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do inq Tattoos Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much inq Tattoos franchisees make. inq Tattoos offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is inq Tattoos a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. inq Tattoos is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does inq Tattoos Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. inq Tattoos franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does inq Tattoos Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. inq Tattoos franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is inq Tattoos Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. inq Tattoos franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is inq Tattoos Looking for International franchisees?

No. inq Tattoos franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see inq Tattoos's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Retail, Miscellaneous & Unique, Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


inq Tattoos Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing inq Tattoos franchises for sale. We may have inq Tattoos franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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About our rankings: The IFPG uses its internal data collected from our membership portal to identify which franchises had the most activity in the past week. This ranking system is not based on franchise sales, franchisee success rates or number of units open. Our ranking system should not be used to make a decision on which franchise to buy it was solely created for internal purposes and for our IFPG Members.