Steps to Ownership

Christian Brothers Automotive Ownership Process

Opening Your Own Auto Service Franchise

Before you can open your new Christian Brothers Automotive franchise, we need to make sure this is a good fit for you and us. From start to finish, our franchisee approval process takes 4-6 weeks. That’s why we’ve developed a Mutual Evaluation Process we call the Discovery Process to help us both learn more about each other and make an informed decision about your future before taking next steps.

Step 1: Goals, Overview and Your Decision Criteria:

Help us get to know you and what you are looking for while you gain a broad understanding of our opportunity.

Step 2: Brand Review:

Let's take a deep dive into the Christian Brothers and the Automotive Industry to see if we may be the right fit for you and your family.

Step 3: Complete Request For Consideration:

Let's take a deep dive into your candidacy to see if you may be the right fit for our family.

Step 4: Territory Analysis:

Walk with us through our Real Estate process and the specifics of your site or area.

Christian Brothers Vehicle and Store Front

Step 5: Business Review of Franchise Disclosure Document:

Review with us a comprehensive guide to the innerworkings of the opportunity including financials.

Step 6: Attend Discovery Day:

Join us for a two day event getting to know our team in person and experience our culture first hand.

Step 7: Final Validation:

Let's wrap up final questions that you may have before becoming a Christian Brothers Automotive franchisee.

Step 8: Sign Acknowledgement & Receipt Letter + Make Initial Investment:

Welcome to the family. We are excited to have you.

Ready to start this process? We're ready to hear from you! Contact our home office to learn more.

Join the Winning Team

Request more information and find out if Christian Brothers is the best fit for what you’re looking for in a business.

Request more information about owning a Christian Brothers location.

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Hear From Some of Our Franchisees

  • "People don’t understand auto repair, and they need someone dependable they can trust, someone who will tell them truth."

    Jeff Toth

  • "Once a year, every fall, we do a single moms oil change day. We work with local churches to find people who need it. We don’t advertise it or broadcast it to the masses. It’s an awesome experience that our staff thoroughly enjoys."

    Brad & Kasey Fink

  • "I’ve been very impressed with everything I’ve seen. We’ve met trainers when they’ve come out to the other stores in the Tampa area, and they are always very professional and obviously know what they’re doing and what pitfalls franchisees need to look ..."

    Retired Army Col. Jud Cook. and his wife Jenny