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Let’s Dive into Our FAQs

We’ve compiled the most requested queries people are asking about franchising with Dunkin’ so that you can get answers fast.

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

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.

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.

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

Dunkin’ may offer to temporarily reduce ongoing fees under special circumstances or depending on the multi-unit opportunity. We also offer qualified veterans who want to become a franchise owner with us certain discounts on the initial and ongoing franchise fees.

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

Training: The Dunkin’ Brand training program is provided to all new franchisees over a period of 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 given 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 multi-million dollar advertising fund.

Technology: Each franchisee is given access to, and is required to purchase, the best technology, including our mobile app and back-of-house systems. 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.

Dunkin’ continues to seek franchisees of all races, colors, genders, national origins, sexual orientations, and religions. We are proud that women, minorities, and first-generation Americans make up a significant portion of our franchisees.

Ready to Get Started?

For savvy investors eager to establish themselves with a globally recognized brand, Dunkin’ offers a franchise opportunity that can’t be beat. What are you waiting for? Take the first step of becoming a donut restaurant franchise owner in your area and reach out today to discuss your goals.


This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. Currently, the following states regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of or want to locate a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state.

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