How to open a KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) franchise in UK? 1

How to open a KFC branch in the UK?

It is not simple to open a KFC in the UK With over 800 KFC outlets in the United Kingdom and Ireland alone, KFC is one of the world’s largest franchise companies.

Three basic requirements to open a KFC branch:

  • £5 million of assets
  • £2 million liquid
  • Previous hospitality and operating experience in the food and beverage industry, with plans to expand throughout the UK and Ireland.
  • You can check further details on the website.
  • The franchise price is around £38,000 and is paid upfront.
  • Typically, the process takes many months and includes multiple interviews as well as job experience at a KFC location.

Whom to contact?

  • You can contact online and enquire about the process.


  • Must be a Uk citizen
  • Have experience at a KFC location.
  • Must have a valid passport
  • Should have valid documents and Id proofs.

Documents required

  • Details of Current occupation
  • Proof of Net worth
  • Proof of Liquid asset.
  • Address proof

Cost of opening?

  • You must hold £5 million of assets and £2 million liquid.

What will be the profit if I open a KFC franchise?

  • It depends on the location and size of the outlet, however, most KFC franchisees can expect a revenue of between £50,000 and £80,000 per year.

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  • Sellathurai Pushparajah

    I am extremely interested in opening a KFC and becoming a KFC franchisee. I have more than 25 years of working in KFC as a manager and also Tacobell. Recently, I opened a fast food restaurant which became a success. I have the requirements to become a successful KFC Franchisee. If you can contact me as as soon as possible regarding any opportunities.