Franchise & Policy

The following provides a broad guideline to the key steps of the Franchise Application process

Step 1

1

Fill out the Chicking Online Franchise Application Form

Submit your complete details in the online application form together with the required attachments.

Required attachments for the application form

  • 1 Applicant Photo (jpg with Maximum size 2 MB)
  • 2 Personal Profile (doc, docx, pdf, jpg, png, gif with Maximum size 2 MB)

Step 2

2

Chicking Survey Forms

Upon satisfactory review of the application form a link to the forms below will be provided via email
  • Chicking Market Survey
  • Chicking Site Survey
Complete the details requested in the survey form
3

Chicking Franchise Package by Franchisor

Once the completed application and survey forms have been received and approved, the Chicking Franchise Package will be sent to the applicant. The package contains the following information:

  • Franchise Territory
  • Franchise Duration
  • Franchise Investment
  • Franchise fee
  • Royalty Fee
  • Marketing Fee
  • Estimated Investment breakdown
Complete the details requested in the survey form

Step 3

4

Chicking HQ Visit

Upon satisfactory review of the application form a link to the forms below will be provided via email.

Required attachments for the application form

  • A formal invitation will be extended to the prospective Franchisee to visit Chicking headquarters in Cochin
  • Prospective Franchisee will be interviewed
  • Prospective Franchisee shall be required to sign an NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) during the visit.
  • Complete the details requested in the survey form
5

Document Submission

Upon satisfactory review of the application form a link to the forms below will be provided via email.

Required attachments for the application form

  • Most recent 1 year Income tax statement
  • Most recent 6 months Personal bank statement
  • Most recent 3 years company audited accounts (if relevant)
  • Personal current financial liability declaration
  • Most recent 1 year company bank statement (if relevant)
  • Note: Please ensure that all the requested documents are available during this visit as the application process will not proceed to next stage without it. All the documents will be reviewed in front of applicant. Should the application be rejected, all provided documents will be returned to applicant.

Step 4

6

Franchisor visit to proposed Franchisee Location

Key personnel from Chicking HQ will visit the proposed Franchisee location. Key considerations during this visit
  • will be market environment, staffing solutions, raw material sourcing and proposed outlet specifications.
7

Approval of Franchise Application/Location

A formal Franchise approval letter will be provided to the prospective franchisee
8

Memorandum of Understanding

The Memorandum of Understanding shall be signed by both Franchisor and Franchisee as a first step towards the signing of the Franchisee Agreement. The main activities include:
  • MOU 30 days prior to the signing of the Franchise Agreement.
  • 10% payment of the non-refundable Franchise Fee to be paid upon signing of MOU.
  • Franchisor shall furnish the prospective Franchisee with:
  • List and cost of equipment and machinery required for the Franchisee outlet.Draft Franchise Agreement.

Step 5

9

Franchise Agreement

The Memorandum of Understanding shall be signed by both Franchisor and Franchisee as a first step towards the signing of the Franchisee Agreement. The main activities include:

Required attachments for the application form

  • The Franchise Agreement isto be signed within the timeline indicated in the MOU.
  • The signing of the agreement will be at the Chicking Headquarters in Cochin
  • Franchise Fee – To be fully paid with the signing of Agreement.

Step 6

10

Pre-Conditions for Franchisee Qualification

Key personnel from Chicking HQ will visit the proposed Franchisee location. Key considerations during this visit
will be market environment, staffing solutions, raw material sourcing and proposed outlet specifications.
  • An Owner / franchisee of an existing business that sells similar products will not be entertained.
  • At least one stakeholder is required to be an active participant in the business activities of the franchise
  • Property requirements
  • Food Court – Min. 400 Sq.ft to 600 Sq.ft
  • Standalone – Min. 1500 Sq.ft to 2000 Sq.ft

Declaration

I hereby declare that I have read and understood the Franchise Qualification & Recruitment Policy and hereby confirm my agreement and acceptance of same.