Dreaming of a tattoo indicates permanency. There may be something in your waking life that you feel is very permanent. It could be a situation, feeling, state of being, relationship, etc… Examine the tattoo for more clues as to what you feel is permanent in your life. To dream that you are getting a tattoo removed indicates that you do not feel there is any permanency in your life. You may want to extricate yourself from a situation and are facing difficulties in doing so.