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Portal Languages Getting Started

Connecting People Through Language:

Own a Portal Languages franchise


Are you interested in a business that has a positive impact on your community?


Do you enjoy working with people?


Are you willing to follow a successful and proven system?


Do you have a reputation for integrity and honesty in your business and personal relationships?


Do you have at least $25,000 in liquid capital from your current savings, bank accounts, pensions, and other investments?


Do you want to be part of an organization that values Integrity, Quality, Enthusiasm, Service, and Teamwork?

Self Starter

When do you see yourself making this kind of investment.

Congratulations on embarking on the exciting journey towards owning your own language school franchise business! At Portal Languages, we are here to support you every step of the way as you launch your successful venture. Let's explore the key steps to get started:

Steps to Getting Started

Step 1: Explore Franchise Opportunities

Begin by exploring the franchise opportunities available with Portal Languages. Learn about our proven business model, support systems, and the benefits of joining our franchise network.

Step 2: Reach Out to Us

Once you're interested in owning a language school franchise, reach out to us for more information. Our team will provide you with detailed insights into the franchise program, answer your questions, and help you understand the requirements and expectations.

Step 3: Franchise Application

Submit a franchise application to formally express your interest. This allows us to review your qualifications and assess your compatibility with our franchise network.

Step 4: Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

Upon approval of your application, you will receive our Franchise Disclosure Document. This document contains important details about the franchise, including the obligations of both parties, financial expectations, and other essential information.

Step 5: Discovery Day

Attend a Discovery Day, where you will have the opportunity to visit our headquarters, meet the team, and gain a deeper understanding of our operations, support systems, and the overall franchise experience.

Step 6: Site Selection and Setup

Together, we will work on selecting an ideal location for your language school franchise and assist you in setting up your center, ensuring it aligns with our brand standards and creates a welcoming learning environment.

Step 7: Franchise Agreement

If you decide to move forward, we will provide you with a Franchise Agreement. This document outlines the terms and conditions of the franchise relationship, including the fees, territory, and duration of the agreement.

Step 8: Training and Support

Once you become a franchisee, you will participate in our comprehensive training program. This training equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to run a successful language school franchise. Additionally, we provide ongoing support in various aspects of the business, including marketing, operations, and curriculum development.

Step 9: Grand Opening and Beyond

Celebrate the grand opening of your language school franchise with our guidance and support. From this point forward, you will have access to our network of franchisees, regular communication, and opportunities for continuous improvement and growth.

Total Investment

A one-time payment made by you (the franchisee) to us (the franchisor), granting you the right to operate a business under the established brand and receive ongoing support. It covers initial set-up costs and provides access to our proven business model, training, and brand recognition.

Initial Franchise Fee


We typically provide training programs, both in-person and online, to equip you or your team with the necessary knowledge and skills. Additionally, you may incur travel and related expenses when attending training sessions or visiting our headquarters for further support and collaboration.

Training Travel and Living Expenses



Office lease is a legal agreement between a landlord and your (the tenant) that outlines the terms and conditions for renting an office space. It specifies details such as the duration of the lease, rental amount, maintenance responsibilities, permitted use of the space, and any additional provisions or restrictions.

Lease Deposit



Improvements can include renovations, installations, or alterations to the interior of the premises, such as partition walls, flooring, lighting, or fixtures. Tenant improvements are typically negotiated between you (the tenant) and the landlord and may be subject to certain guidelines, permissions, or cost-sharing arrangements outlined in the lease agreement.

Tenant Improvement

Move-in Ready


Expenses associated with acquiring necessary furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) for a business. This includes items such as desks, chairs, shelving, and technology.

Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment



Expenses incurred in procuring essential materials, goods, or inventory required for daily operations. These supplies can include office stationery, cleaning products, or any other items necessary to support the business's activities.




Costs associated with obtaining the necessary documentation and approvals required to legally operate a business.

Plans, Permits and Liceses



Expenses related to producing and installing various types of signage to promote and identify the business.




Costs associated with organizing and executing a special event to mark the official opening of a new business. These costs can include various elements such as marketing and advertising materials, event planning and coordination, decorations, promotional giveaways, entertainment, catering, and any additional expenses incurred to create a memorable and impactful launch event.

Grand Opening



Financial considerations that businesses need to address to manage potential risks, secure agreements, and ensure smooth operations.

Insurance, Miscellaneous Deposits and Prepaid Expenses



Extra capital required beyond the initial investment or start-up costs. These funds act as a financial buffer to cover unexpected expenses, manage cash flow fluctuations, and support the business during the early stages of operation.

Additional Funds



Total Investment

$25,000 - $50,000

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