The Road to Ownership:

Based on your situation, the due diligence process can happen as quickly or slowly as you need (typically 4 to 6 weeks). Our team of experts will be there to guide you each step of the way.  Below are the main steps of the due diligence process.

Step 1: Inquiry

Request for information is made through this site, by calling into our National Call Center, or through third party franchising websites

Start communication with our Franchise Development Team – schedule an Initial Call to learn more

Qualification is determined during the initial call where you will receive more information on the business and our competitive advantage in the market

Step 2: Initial Research

Attend Calls and Webinars ranging from Marketing to Labor (about 4-5 calls, 30-60 minutes each)

Take a personality assessment (Caliper – Personality Profiler)

Review personality assessment results

Step 3: FDD Review (Franchise Disclosure Document)

Complete FDD review call (about 1 hour)

Receive electronic or hard-copy FDD

Send FDD receipt & Application (credit check, etc.)

Step 4: Validation

Speak with existing franchisees for validation

Step 5: Discovery Day

Formal invitation to attend Discovery Day

Attend our Discovery Day at the corporate office near Philadelphia, PA and participate in an interview with some of the CertaPro® Executive Team Members

Step 6: Award Franchise

Set up your business following the CertaPro® Startup Checklist (2-5 weeks)

Obtain License (varies by state)