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Karen Tyler

ND Securities Department
600 East Boulevard Avenue
State Capitol, 5th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505-0510
Phone: (701)-328-2910
Toll Free: (800)-297-5124
Fax: (701)-328-2946
Grafton Office
701 W 6th Street, #312
Grafton, ND 58237
Phone: 701-352-4592

Search ND Franchises / Request FDD

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The Securities Department franchise circulars are searchable in an online library catalog called ODIN (Online Dakota Information Network).  Follow the instructions below to search ODIN.

  1. Go to the ODIN library online catalog at https://polaris.odinlibrary.org/polaris/default.aspx?ctx=76.1033.0.0.1.
  2. You will be on the basic search page, searching only the Securities Department collection.  You can search on any term that deals with the franchise you’re interested in, such as:
  • fast food restaurants
  • hotels
  • cleaning personnel
  • service stations
  • pet services
  • tanning salons

Or you could search for the specific name of a franchise, such as:

  • Auntie Anne’s
  • Burger King
  • Country Inn and Suites

You can also do a more general search to browse the different franchises available.  Try typing franchises retail trade as a keyword search.  This search is shown below and brings up all of the franchises registered with the Securities Department.


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Click on the title to view the complete record.

The Securities Department materials are available for use at their office.  Visit them on the 5th Floor of the Capitol Building or call Diane Lillis at 328-4712.