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Questions? Take a look at the FAQs below to learn about your franchise opportunity with Dunkin’. Ready to have your questions answered directly? Get in touch with us today.

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We’ve included some fast answers to some of our most asked questions, giving you quick access to important information about Dunkin’.

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We’ve compiled the most requested topics people are asking about Dunkin’, so you can get answers fast.

WHAT ARE THE MINIMIUM REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY TO BECOME A FRANCHISEE?

As a Dunkin’ Franchisee, you’ll have $250,000 minimum in liquid assets and a net worth of $500,000 per restaurant, depending on your market. You may also purchase an existing Dunkin’ franchise by meeting the minimum financial requirements for your desired market.

WHAT QUALITIES DOES DUNKIN’ LOOK FOR IN A FRANCHISEE?

Dunkin’ Franchisees have entrepreneurial passion, a background in sales or marketing, and a love for our products. You’re devoted to your customers and know how to lead a strong team of employees. You also have the financial resources for single or multi-unit opportunities and are excited to get started with a Dunkin’ franchise of your own.

HOW DO I CONTACT THE DUNKIN’ DEVELOPMENT TEAM?

Simply fill out the short form at the bottom of this page to get connected with our franchise development team. We look forward to working with you to determine if Dunkin’ is the right franchise opportunity for you.

HOW MUCH MONEY WILL I MAKE?

While we’re not able to make representations about individual success or profit, Item 19 of our current FDD provides certain financial information regarding existing Dunkin stores. Please fill in the application form to request a copy of our FDD.

WHAT FINANCIAL INCENTIVES DOES DUNKIN’ OFFER?

Dunkin’ may offer to reduce or defer your initial and ongoing fees under special circumstances or depending on the multi-unit opportunity. We also offer qualified veterans certain discounts on the initial and ongoing franchise fees.

DOES DUNKIN’ OFFER FINANCING?

Dunkin’ does not provide financing. We have strong partnerships with preferred lenders who can offer you competitive and flexible financial options. They can also provide other financial services, including SBA-backed loans for smaller transactions, and a quick turnaround time on your application process. Loan offerings include but are not limited to business acquisition loans, equipment loans and leases, real estate loans, and refinancing.

WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND SUPPORT DOES DUNKIN’ OFFER?

Training: The Dunkin’ Brand training program is provided to all new franchisees for about 15 days, and you will be given access to online training programs, to learn about the brand as well as the ins and outs of restaurant management.

Support: Each Franchisee is provided with access to, and is required to purchase, the best technology available, including our mobile app and back-of-house systems.

Marketing: You’ll have access to the benefits of our multimillion-dollar advertising fund.

Technology: Each Franchisee is provided with the best technology, including our mobile app and back-of-house systems.

Lsmnow.com: Dunkin’ owns and operates an online shop where you can download brand-approved materials, marketing programs for your local store, and other resources.

Real Estate: Work with our real estate and construction experts to put together a site and development plan for your restaurant.

HOW DOES DUNKIN’ SUPPORT MINORITIES IN FRANCHISING?

Dunkin’ continues to seek Franchisees of all races, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, or religion. We are proud that women, minorities and first-generation Americans make up a significant portion of our franchisees.

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT ONCE YOU CONTACT US

  1. Application. Complete your application for our team to review.
  2. Business Plan. Meet with our team to discuss your business, conduct due diligence, and speak with existing Franchisees.
  3. Financial Review. Present your business plan and financial information as well as submit to a background check.
  4. Approval. Select and submit your site and sign your Store Development Agreement (SDA).
  5. Grand Opening. Finalize your location, train your team, and launch your new Dunkin’ restaurant.

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