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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the initial registration requirements?

  • Uniform Franchise Registration application
  • Consent to Service of Process
  • One copy of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
    which must be submitted on CD-Rom
  • Franchise Seller Disclosure forms
    which must be submitted on CD-Rom
  • $500 filing fee

What are the renewal registration requirements?

  • Uniform Franchise Registration Application
  • Consent to Service of Process
  • One copy of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
    which must be submitted on CD-Rom
  • Franchise Seller Disclosure forms
    which must be submitted on CD-Rom
  • $250 filing fee

When is the renewal registration due?

  • Renewal is due prior to the expiration of the current registration
  • If the renewal application is not received prior to the expiration, the application will be treated as an initial application requiring a total $500 filing fee

Is there any de minimus clauses?

  • Franchisor may sell one franchise in one 24-month period without registering the franchise

Are amendment filings required?

  • Amendments and advertising materials are not required to be filed