Our Process & Requirements
Take the next step to Franchise Ownership at Papa John's.
FRESH DOUGH (never frozen) - Fresh, hand-tossed dough is prepared
using the finest ingredients and delivered fresh to our restaurants.
Process to Franchise Ownership
STEP 1: Submit Request for Consideration Form
STEP 2: Initial Call with Franchise Representative
STEP 3: Submit additional information needed such as resumes, financial statements and business outline.
STEP 4: Operational Interview
STEP 5: Guest Visit at Corporate Headquarters
STEP 6: Franchise Review Board Approval
STEP 7: Execution of Development Agreement
Papa John's net worth and capital requirements for new franchisees are:
- Minimum of $50,000 in cash or liquid assets
- Minimum net worth of $250,000
- Ability to obtain financing up to $250,000
These are minimum requirements and do not represent the total potential costs to open and operate one or more Papa John's units.
Additional franchisee qualifications:
- Business professionals with management experience
- Restaurant or retail experience preferred
See if Papa John's is a good fit for you.
"There's never been a better time to be a Papa John's franchisee. We're the number one brand in our category and we have never had better incentives than right now."
Papa John's Franchise Support
Our franchisees elaborate on our world-class support system and how our streamlined operations make it easier for them to run their business.