How much does It Cost to Buy a McDonalds Franchise

McDonalds is one of the most reputable companies when it comes to food services. McDonalds is also one of the franchise companies which have been very successful.

That is why starting your own McDonalds franchise may also make you successful.

When starting any kind of business, especially a franchise business, it is an important thing to know the history of your prospect franchise company. Knowing the history and background of the franchise company where you want to be a part of will let you know the type of business it is and the type of people who run it. It is important to know these because if you decide to actually be a franchisee of a certain franchise company, whether you like it or not, you will be working with the people who run the franchise company itself.

When it comes to fast food chains, McDonalds is among the companies who are on top of the list. Currently, McDonalds operates in more than 122 countries all over the world and more than thirty thousand locations serve millions and millions of customers a day. Commonly, a McDonalds store offer two kinds of services; counter service and drive-through service. In a counter service, a customer walks into the store and order the food in the counter while in drive through, cars can pass-by at a drive-through and place an order and claim it there.

In order to qualify as a franchisee of McDonalds, you must first have a net worth of not less than $250,000. This amount should not be borrowed from other entities and should come from your own personal resources. This mean, for you just to be able to discuss a franchise with McDonalds, you must have at lest the minimum required amount of net worth or resources. Majority of the current franchisees have purchased an existing restaurant from either the company itself or from existing owners of a franchise. In McDonalds franchising, all franchisees pay the rent of the building and restaurant to McDonalds unlike other types of franchises wherein they do not own the actual land where their restaurants are located.

If you decide to purchase your own franchise of McDonalds, it is important to not forget that various business management skills are required for you to be able to run the business with ease. You should have a skill on handling the business’ finances and as well as the employees. You should motivate your employees to work hard for your business to achieve its goals.

Finally, if you are still unsure on whether you want to purchase a McDonalds franchise or not you can seek the help of a franchise consultant. A franchise consultant will be able to give you an advice on the things you need to know in purchasing your own franchise business.


  • jayashree said on September 1, 2010
    i would love to open mc donalds in my city... there are lots of mall coming so i would like to setup one here.. so plz send me all details..
  • ankur jindal said on October 20, 2010
    i want to open my franchise in INDIA, delhi. what was the procedure and all things about... kindly give me the details along the cost which has to be invested
  • ms mannat dhillon said on December 27, 2010
    kindly give me the details along with the total expenses required for a franchisee at Rudarpur, Utrakhand, India
  • ANSHUMAN SAXENA said on May 2, 2012
    Hi , I want to open a franchise of Mc. Donald's at Yamuna Vihar ( Delhi ), INDIA. Can you please tell me how much amount is needed to open that and the basic requirements ( if any ). Your early response would be highly appreciated. Thanks, Anshuman Saxena
  • anil kumar said on September 14, 2012
    hello, i want to open a Mc donald outlet in delhi, what will be initial investment and on going expenses, plz reply ASAP. thanks, anil kumar
  • reema mahajan singh said on October 1, 2012
    hi, i am interested to open a Mc donald outlet in delhi, what will be initial investment and on going expenses, plz reply ASAP. Thanks
  • DEEPTI AGARWAL said on October 20, 2012
    hello, i am interested to open a Mc outlet in patparganj area delhi. so what will be initial investment and on going expenses, plz reply as soon as possible. THANKS.
  • Andrew McLean said on October 29, 2012
    Hi, I am interested in opening or buying an existing McDonald franchise in Orlando, fl. Can you email me the necessary steps. Thank you
  • ovi Tyagi said on November 7, 2012
    HI. I want to open a MAC D. So Please send me all detail who's required for this. I live in Delhi. Please send me mail as fast as.. Thanks
  • ARVIND BIDANI said on December 7, 2012
    we are a PVT LTD co looking forward to take over existing franchise or new one, capital reqd is not a problem, availability of space in top malls of noida.
  • sarabjit kaur said on February 21, 2013
    Hello, i want to open a Mc donald outlet in delhi or patiala, what will be initial investment and on going expenses, plz reply. Thanks Regards, Sarabjit Kaur
  • ishwar said on August 8, 2013
    I want to open mc d in north delhi ...pls reply with cost n other details
  • AMAN Pathak said on July 27, 2014
    Want to open mc Donald in Delhi....want to know terms and condition and also area required
  • murthy said on September 3, 2014
    What is the investment n terms n conditions for Mac d
  • Deepak said on October 3, 2014
    i want to open a Mc D IN SOUTH DELHI, please provide the required detail to start the business.
  • Atul Awana said on December 2, 2014
    I want to open mc donald in noida so send me details to start a business
  • Mayank bhatia said on December 16, 2014
    I want to buy the Mc Donald's franchise in faridabad plzzz contact me as soon as possible.
  • sonu aggarwal said on January 3, 2015
    I want to buy the mc donald in sri ganganagar rajasthan, please provide the required detail to start a business how much investment in it plzz tell me
  • Parivartan said on March 8, 2015
    Hi I want to open McDonald's in Sonepat, Haryana India. Please let me know how much do I need to invest.
  • Abhishek singh Thakur said on May 5, 2015
    Sir i want to buy a McDonald franchise in jabalpur (M.P) in India please let me know the details of all the formalities
  • Romanchak Behera said on July 22, 2015
    Hi I want to open McDonald franchise in my city please suggest what is the procedure and how much cost need to invest in this..
  • Dharvind patel said on September 7, 2015
    Jabalpur, Madhya pradash. Can you tell me the cost
  • Ravi Kumar Singh said on November 17, 2015
    Hi, I am interested to open a McDonald's Franchise, so please send me details and other requirement which are nessesary to open a McDonald's Franchise. My Location where I would like to open given below: Sector- 122, (on Noida Extension Road, which connected with Ghaziabad and Greater Noida west.) Noida 201301, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • NITIN tyagi said on January 16, 2016
    Hi, I would like to open a McDonald's franchise in Delhi at sant Nagar buarari 110084 so please send me the details asap and please tell me the required space and the estimated cost.
  • Chandbee said on February 22, 2016
    I want to open franchise in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh so can you please provide me the necessary details.
  • Manish Choudhary said on April 13, 2016
    Hello am from noth delhi (India), i want to start business and want to open MC'd franchisee so please send me the details.
  • SURENDER KUMAR YADAV said on May 1, 2016
  • Mehrajuddin said on February 20, 2017
    I want to open mc Donald in sahibabad so please send me the requirements


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