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North Dakota Franchise Registration: FDD Registration

North Dakota Franchise Registration Status: Registration State
State Registration Fee: $250.00 (initial); $100 (renewal)

North Dakota is a franchise registration state. Prior to offering, selling or advertising the sale of a franchise in the State of North Dakota franchisors must file and register their current Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with the North Dakota Securities Department. Existing franchisors who have previously registered their FDD with the North Dakota Securities Department must renew their registration no less frequently than on an annual basis.

Registering your FDD in North Dakota State

If your FDD is being registered for the first time in North Dakota the following information should be included in the documents being sent to the North Dakota Security Department:

  • Franchise Disclosure Document consisting of a Cover Letter, Application Page, Franchisor's Cost and Sources of Funds Form, Auditor's Consent Form, Uniform Consent to Service of Process, Certification Page, Salesman Disclosure Forms, Proposed FDD (unbound, CD-ROM or USB), and Advertising Proposed for North Dakota;
  • Filing Fee for original registration in the amount of $250.00 (as of 2016) payable to North Dakota Securities Department;

If you are renewing your franchise registration in North Dakota the following should be submitted:

  • Franchise Disclosure Document consisting of a Cover Letter, Application Page, Franchisor's Cost and Sources of Funds Form, Auditor's Consent Form, Uniform Consent to Service of Process, Certification Page, Salesman Disclosure Forms, Proposed complete FDD (unbound, CD-ROM or USB), and any advertising intended for use in North Dakota that was not previously filed;
  • Filing Fee for registration renewal in the amount of $100.00 (as of 2016) payable to North Dakota Securities Department;

Helpful information and Links for Registering Your FDD in the State of North Dakota

North Dakota Securities Department
Franchise Division
600 East Boulevard, 5th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505
701.328.2910

To learn more about State Franchise Laws, click here.

Charles Internicola

by Charles Internicola
National Business and Franchise Lawyer

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