Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Franchise For Sale - Restaurant

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Franchise Opportunities

About KFC franchise

When one thinks of the best restaurant to get crispy and freshly-made chicken, the mind instantly goes to KFC. It is one of the giants in the fast food industry. And, the brand’s logo with Colonel Sanders on a bucket is known to almost every person in the world. Ambitious and enthusiastic entrepreneurs should consider filling a KFC franchise application.

KFC franchise is a great way to enter a restaurant and fast food industry with a lot of help from the franchisor. Read extra information on the franchise and its cost below, and submit an application if you are interested.

How to open a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise?

  1. Ensure you have adequate capitalization.
    In order to open a KFC franchise, you must have a net worth of more than $1,500,000.
  2. Appreciate the investment required for a restaurant franchise.
    You will need to consider building and real estate costs, the cost of equipment and signs, the costs of licenses and permits, the cost of uniforms, the cost of insurance, etc.
  3. Evaluate your prior experience and strengths.
    You should thoroughly evaluate your prior business experience before applying to become a KFC franchise owner.
  4. Assess market availability.
    You will want to look at the market availability for KFC franchises and see if there are available markets in your location of interest before proceeding with the franchising application.
  5. Submit your application.
    Your application will be reviewed by the KFC franchise team. You will be emailed a confirmation receipt upon reception of your online application, where we will additionally provide the contact details of the franchise owner.
  6. Receive approval & opening your KFC franchise.
    You will receive franchise approval once your financial and background checks are completed. Approval will only be given to candidates who meet all the requirements of franchise owners.

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How much does KFC franchise cost?

KFC has the franchise fee of up to $45,000, with total initial investment range of $1,442,550 to $2,771,500.

Initial investments: $1,442,550 - $2,771,500
Net-worth Requirement: $1,500,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $750,000

Name of Fee Low High
Application & Background Check Fee (per person) $300 $500
Deposit Fee $20,000 $20,000
Option Fee $25,000 $25,000
Training Expenses $7,000 $10,000
Permits, Licenses, and Security Deposits $50,000 $100,000
Real Property $400,000 $1,100,000
Building & Site Costs $534,000 $930,000
Equipment, Signage, and Décor, POS & MERIT $329,000 $476,000
Start-up Inventory $10,000 $10,000
Grand Opening Expense $5,000 $5,000
Insurance $7,250 $10,050
Miscellaneous Costs $5,000 $10,000
Additional Funds $50,000 $75,000
Total Estimated Expenditure $1,442,550 $2,771,550

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Ad Royalty Fee: $5%

KFC - Restaurant Franchise

Are you interested in starting KFC Franchise in the USA, India, Indonesia, Canada, Pakistan, Malaysia or another country?

We provide estimated franchise costs for some countries:
- In the United States, the total investment to start the KFC Restaurant is around $1,442,550 to $2,771,500.
- In Indian currency, the investment comes around Rs 60 lakhs to Rs 1.2 crores.
- In Indonesian currency, the investment comes around Rp 20,480 million to Rp 39,350 million.
- In Canadian currency, the investment comes around CAN$1,912,735 to CAN$3,674,845.
- In Pakistani currency, the investment comes around PKR 225,727,572 to PKR 433,679,226.
- In Malaysian currency, the investment comes around RM 6,044,291 to RM 11,612,598.

Support Options

On-The-Job Training: 6 weeks
Classroom Training: 2 days

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Other fees for KFC Franchise

Type of Fee Amount
Royalty 4%-5% of Gross Revenue or a minimum of $1,260, whichever is greater, per month (minimum fee subject to adjustment based upon the Consumer Price Index)
National Co-op 4.5% of gross revenues
Renewal, if applicable $8,400 (subject to adjustment based upon the Consumer Price Index)
Transfer to an Existing KFC LLC Franchisee $4,200 for the first Outlet and $2,100 for each additional Outlet in the same transaction
Transfer to a New KFC LLC Franchisee $8,400 for the first Outlet and $4,200 for each additional Outlet in the same transaction
Audit Entire cost of audit, including expenses of auditing personnel
Additional Refresh/Training $3,000
Costs, expenses and attorneys' fees Will vary
Indemnification Will vary
Late royalty payments 1.5% per month
Restaurant Operations Compliance Check – comprised of two categories: (1) Food Safety Compliance Check and (2) Brand Standards Compliance Check re-evaluation Up to $282.50 per re-evaluation
Support Services and Software Maintenance for KFCLLC's MERIT System $173.15 per unit/per month
One System Fund Fee $180 per Outlet/per month (plus applicable tax and shipping) (reoccurring payments)
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    1441 Gardiner Ln. Louisville, KY 40213, USA
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