Joining a global brand as a Franchisee is a brilliant way to build your own business without some of the risks associated with starting from scratch.

Our well-established Franchise model tries to offer the perfect balance of freedom of ownership and hands-on support.


Being a McDonald’s Franchisee

Working with your team. Shaping business strategy. Hiring new employees. When it comes to being a Franchisee, every day presents exciting challenges. Get a taste of what it’s like from the people already doing it.

Take ownership of your time

Striking the right work-life balance can be tough, but running your own restaurant offers flexibility and independence.

Our relationship

McDonald’s Franchisees take on restaurants in their communities and learn how to thrive as part of a global brand with an established network of award-winning support.


Supporting our suppliers

McDonald’s is proud to invest in farming and we take great care to build long-term relationships with our suppliers.

Ready to take the next step?

Make sure you read our step-by-step guide to the Franchisee application process.

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Our Support

How McDonald’s supports Franchisees.


Your most common questions answered.

Our Franchising Events

Learn even more at our next event.

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