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How to Obtain Franchise Registration Information and Documents


Franchise applications filed with the Commerce Department are public information. Applications may be viewed or copied at the Department of Commerce.

  • A person may view documents at print for a cost of $0.10/page if the person makes the copies him-or herself.
  • If the Commerce Department makes the copies, the cost is

Certified copies are available upon reasonable request and payment of $1.00/page. Call or email the Commerce Department to make arrangements for obtaining copies.

To find franchise documents on line, look here:

Document and Registration Search https://www.cards.commerce.state.mn.us/CARDS/