Indiana is a Franchise Registration State. The initial fee is $500 and the annual fee is $250.
Indiana is a franchise registration state. Under Indiana’s Franchise Act, before you offer or sell a franchise in Indiana, you must file and register your FDD with the Securities Division of the Indiana Secretary of State. The initial FDD registration fee is $500 and the annual renewal fee is $250. Registration lasts for one year and requires annual renewal within 120 days of the end of your fiscal year.
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The Securities Division of the Indiana Secretary of State regulates and oversees FDD registrations and enforcement of Indiana’s Franchise Act. The Securities Division also oversees franchise complaints and enforcement of franchise regulations.
The initial franchise registration application should include:
Applications for initial FDD registration and annual renewal are filed with the Indiana Secretary of State, at:
302 West Washington Street, Room E-111
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Their telephone number is (317) 232-6681.
The initial registration fee is $500 and the annual renewal fee is $250.
No less frequently than annually and not later than within 120 days of the end of your fiscal year.
Indiana’s franchise laws are comprised of the Indiana Franchise Act and the Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act. The Indiana Franchise Act relates primarily to FDD disclosure and registration requirements, while the Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act is a series of franchise relationship laws that govern the relationship between franchisor and franchisee.
Yes. The Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act is a franchise relationship law that affords supplemental statutory rights to Indiana franchisees. Among other things, the Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act:
The Indiana Deceptive Franchise Practices Act provides details as to the specific franchise agreement provisions and the specific franchisor activities that are prohibited. Click here to review the text of the Act.
Visit our interactive franchise registration map and learn more about state franchise laws, FDD registration states, and required franchise filings.
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