FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION
A new franchise agreement fee is $20,000 + GST.
FRANCHISE FEE: This is the fee payable to Subway®. For the purchase of a new franchise, this is $20,000 + GST.
NEW RESTAURANT COSTS: If purchasing a new restaurant, a fit out and equipment package will be required. The costs for this will vary dependent on location and size of the premises. These costs may average between $170,000 and $325,000 + GST.
GOODWILL: This is the sale price amount agreed between the vendor and the purchaser. The purchaser should seek independent advice as to the goodwill amount and make an informed decision about the return on investment achievable.
FINANCIAL AND LEGAL ADVICE: As you work through the franchising process, there will come a time when you need to seek financial and legal advice about the business you are looking to purchase and the franchise agreement you would need to sign. You will need to obtain a quote from your legal adviser and accountant on what costs may be associated with this.
TRAINING: Your Franchise Fee includes the cost of your Subway Training course to become a Franchise Owner. You will need to budget for travel to our Training centre in Brisbane, and accommodation and meals during your stay.
Any candidates should have access to a minimum of $50,000 of capital to be considered.
Training and support begins before you purchase a restaurant and throughout your time as a franchise owner.
All new franchise owners attend a two week intensive training course and undertake on-site training at a restaurant.
Once training is complete, on-going support comes in many forms, including coaching, business support, food preparation training and staff training support.
Our team will work with you to identify potential sites.
The franchisee-owned and operated purchasing company (Independent Purchasing Company) negotiates the lowest costs for food and services, while maintaining quality, standards, and ensuring the best value for Subway® franchise owners.
We’d love to have you join our team! You’ll be part of a family of more than 21,000 Subway® franchise owners worldwide, in more than 100 countries.
Joining the Subway® team gives you the great opportunity to own your own business – but not just any business: an established global brand with a proven operating system already in place.
It’s easy to get started. Your first step is to complete the franchise interest form.
While every case is different, typically from signing your Franchise Agreement to opening your business, is between 6 and 12 months.
Expressing your interest is only the beginning. If you are eligible, our team will contact you to discuss available opportunities.
Yes, to own and operate a Subway® restaurant in Australia you must be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident.
A Subway® franchise agreement has a 20-year term.
No previous experience in running your own business or in hospitality is required! Subway® provides hands-on support for operations and training, to help you to grow your business.