Franchise Laws by State
7/20/2016

STATE AGENCIES - AGENTS FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS

 

Directory of Franchise Regulators

                                                                       

FEDERAL:

 

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

Division of Marketing Practices

Seventh and Pennsylvania Avenues  N.W.

Room 238

Washington, D.C. 20580

202-326-2970

 

STATE:

 

We intend to register this disclosure document as a “franchise” in some or all of the following states, in accordance with the applicable state law. If and when we pursue franchise registration (or otherwise comply with the franchise investment laws) in these states, the following are the state administrators responsible for the review, registration, and oversight of franchises in that state:

 

Directory of State Franchise Regulators

 

Agents Authorized to Receive Process

CALIFORNIA

Department of Business Oversight
1515 K Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-7205      (866) 275-2677

 

CALIFORNIA

Department of Business Oversight
1515 K Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814

FLORIDA

State Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
P.O. Box 6700
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6700
(850) 410-3754

 

 

HAWAII

Commissioner of Securities Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Business Registration Division
Securities Compliance Branch
335 Merchant Street, Room 203
Honolulu, HA 96813
(808) 586-2722

 

HAWAII

Commissioner of Securities Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Business Registration Division
Securities Compliance Branch
335 Merchant Street, Room 203
Honolulu, HA 96813


 

ILLINOIS

Franchise Division
Office of Attorney General
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4465

 

ILLINOIS

Franchise Division
Office of the Attorney General
500 South Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62706

INDIANA

Franchise Division
Office of Secretary of State
302 W. Washington St., Rm. E111
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-6681

 

INDIANA

Franchise Division
Office of Secretary of State
302 West Washington St., Room E111
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

MARYLAND

Office of the Attorney General
Division of Securities
200 St Paul Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-2020
(410) 576-6360

 

MARYLAND

Maryland Securities Commissioner
200 St Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202-2020

 

Michigan

Consumer Protection Division
Franchise Section
PO Box 30213
Lansing MI 48909
(517) 373-7117

 

 

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Department of Commerce
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101-2198
(651) 296-4026

 

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101

New York

Franchise & Securities Division
State Department of Law
120 Broadway 23rd Floor
New York NY 10271
(212) 416-8211

 

New York

New York Secretary of State
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12231

 

North Dakota

Franchise Division
Securities Department
600 East Boulevard - 5th Floor, Dept. 414
Bismarck, ND 58505
(701) 328-4712

 

North Dakota

Securities Commissioner
600 East Boulevard - 5th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505

 

Oregon

Corporate Securities Section
Dept. of Insurance & Finance
Labor & Industries Bldg.
Salem, OR 97310
(503) 378-4387

 

 

Rhode Island

Franchise Office
Division of Securities
John O. Pastore Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Bldg. 69-1
Cranston, RI 02910
(401) 222-3048

 

Rhode Island

Department of Business Regulation
Securities Division
John O. Pastore Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Bldg. 69-1
Cranston, RI 02910

South Dakota

Department of Labor and Regulation
Division of Securities
124 South Euclid, Suite 104
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-4823

 

South Dakota

Department of Labor and Regulation
Division of Securities
124 South Euclid, Suite 104
Pierre, SD 57501

Texas

Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887
(512) 463-5701

 

 

VIRGINIA

State Corporation Commission
Division of Securities and Retail Franchising
1300 E. Main St. 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 371-9051

 

VIRGINIA

State Corporation Commission
1300 E. Main St. 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219


 

Washington

Director of Dept. of Financial Institutions
150 Israel St SW
Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 902-8760

 

Washington

The Department of Financial Institutions
150 Israel St SW
Tumwater, WA 98501

Wisconsin

Department of Financial Institutions
Division of Securities
345 West Washington Ave., 4th Floor
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-3364

 

Wisconsin

Department of Financial Institutions
345 West Washington Ave., 4th Floor
Madison, WI 53703

 

Canada

Director of Franchises
Alberta Securities Commission Agency
21st Floor
10025 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta   T5J 3Z5

 

 

 

 

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