ACFN - The ATM Franchise Business

Now you can profit from the growing demand for convenient ATM machines with your own ACFN ATM franchise! We provide you with everything you need including training and support, site location and contracting and much more! Best of all you can earn huge profits without quitting your day job! Contact us today to learn more!

Franchise Details
Investment Amount: $75,000 - $100,000 Agreement Length: 0 years
Franchise Fee: $25,000 Royalty Fee: 0%
Company Established: 1996 Franchising since: 2003
Franchised Units: 180 Total Units: 181
Earnings Claim: No Financial Assistance: No

ACFN-The ATM Franchise Business Franchise Information

ACFN-ATM Placement Franchise Business

"Largest ATM provider to hotels in the US"

ACFN has developed hundreds of franchises using a proven turnkey system working with people from all walks of life with no previous experience creating successful franchises since 2003.

ACFN is North America’s only ATM franchise providing services to hotels and other travel and entertainment based businesses. We have been providing ATM services since 1996, began offering ATM franchise opportunities in 2003, and we now have more than 260+ franchises that own and operate 2,500+ ATMs in the United States and Canada. many of our franchisees say that the ability to start the business without interfering or interrupting current job was one of the main reasons they decided to join ACFN.

Our business model can be scaled to fit an individual’s specific situation allowing owners to grow at the pace which suits them. Franchisees join ACFN for different reasons and from various backgrounds.

Some join us after retiring from a lengthy career, while others are fresh out of college and eager to make additional income. Many are looking to compliment their existing income and others are looking to replace their current income. Whichever situation brings you to ACFN, our proven business model will work for you.

How it works?

We find qualified locations in your area, negotiate and obtain the contract for the placement of your ATMs. focusing mainly on High End Locations like large Hotels and other travel & Entertainment venue. You own & operate your ATM network investing a few hours a week. Together we build your successful business.

1. No Overhead
2. No Employees
3. No Selling Involved
4. Manage Your Business From Home
5. Make Your Own Flexible Schedule
6. Low Cost High Return Business Opportunity

Ranked as Entrepreneur Magazine's: "Top 500 Franchises" - Four Years In a Row and "Fastest Growing Franchise" - Three Years In a Row


Our franchisees have been operating ATMs at major hotel chains for almost two decades now. It is at no surprise that ACFN is the EXCLUSIVE ENDORSED ATM PROVIDER for some of the most recognized brands. Our corporate office secures all of the national contracts and our franchisees focus on providing outstanding customer service which we are known for. Check out our ATM next time you are staying  at one of the below hotel chain.


If you are looking for a part time franchise that can lead to financial independence with strong long-term residual income and without the complexity of employees or the demanding schedule of a retail operation, ACFN is the home-based franchise for you. 

Our franchise program has been recognized as one of the top franchise opportunities by many publications including the prestigious Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Inc. Magazine, Franchise Times, Military Times Best Franchises for Vets and

The benefits of the ACFN ATM Franchise Business includes:

  • Reputation: 18 years of excellence and counting
  • Marketing: 2,250 locations already installed and more locations added every month
  • Expertise: Our experienced team of professionals will assist with every aspect of your ATM franchise.
  • Flexibility: You can begin part time without interfering with your primary income and scale into our business as your schedule and finances allow.
  • Simplicity: No employees to manage and no long-term lease to sign.
  • Low Capital Requirement: Franchise fee plus $25,000 – $50,000
  • Immediate income: Start generating profits as soon as you install your first ATM.
  • Independent income: Build a large, independent network of privately owned ATMs and enjoy a significant long-term residual income.
  • Proven track record: Benefit from our significant client base, which includes some of the largest hotels in the country, national parks, hospitals, museums, entertainment venues, sports bars, theaters and more.

Do I need business experience to run an ACFN® franchise?

The ACFN training program and on-going support will teach you everything you need to know and our team will help you succeed in implementation of your franchise business. No experience is required.

How is an ACFN franchise different from other home-based business franchise opportunities?

An ACFN franchise is your part-time franchise for a full-time retirement, offering the opportunity for significant, long-term residual income while requiring little time to operate. ACFN is the only ATM franchise of its kind today and represents a great opportunity for individuals with the right qualifications.

How should I determine my area of operations?

You will need to service your host locations regularly, so make sure to choose an area you are comfortable servicing. You should also strive to have as much population and commercial development within your radius of operation as possible. This will affect the number of qualified host businesses available and maximize your opportunity to grow your ATM business opportunity.

How long does it take to service an ATM?

Each ATM machine requires service for approximately five minutes once per week.

How does ACFN make money from the franchise relationship?

The ACFN franchise primary income is derived from the collection of third party transaction fees commonly referred to as back end fees or interchange fees. Back-end fees are only paid to certified members of the networks with the appropriate banking sponsorship and are not derived from the surcharge collected by you.
Do I need to hire employees?

No, there is no need to hire employees for your home-based franchise.

Is there an additional training fee for my spouse or partner?

No. ACFN encourages and will train anyone you designate to help build your ATM franchise business.


ACFN knows what it takes to succeed in developing and operating your own ATM franchise business. All new franchisees attend an extensive, three-day training session in our offices in San Jose, CA. We cover a wide-range of topics during this class to provide franchisees with the knowledge and expertise needed to start an ATM business, including:

  • Overview of the ATM industry
  • The ACFN Franchise business model
  • ACFN’s competitive advantages
  • Our target audience and effective marketing strategy
  • Meet our team – presentations from all departments

Training Class at ACFN Head Quarters

New franchisees spend time with various departments to learn best practices of running a successful ATM Franchise. Our entire management team is available to answer all of your questions and you are welcome to intract with our corporate staff.


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