Welcome to the District of Columbia (DC) franchise and small business directory. The District of Columbia, as the capital and political center of the United States, is a unique territory for franchising. The largest industries in DC are professional & scientific, general services, and legal services.
The following list of franchise opportunities are licensed and registered to operate a business in the Washington DC area. If you'd like to learn more about how you can start up a business in the District of Columbia, search the franchise concepts listed here and submit the short form to the right. You'll receive the information that you need to make an informed decision.