Pop-A-Lock began in 1991 as a car door unlocking service and now is the world’s largest mobile security locksmith, serving business, home and auto customers with a time tested successful franchised business model.

Pop-A-Lock currently operates in 40 US states, Australia, Canada and serves 4000 cities and communities. We are continually working to add national and regional customers that generate revenue opportunities to our existing franchisee core market base.


Year Established: 1991
Year First Franchised: 1995
Franchised Units: 100+
Actual number of units: 269
Company Owned Units: No

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: No


Territory Availability:
Registered: All of United States (Currently NOT accepting referrals from the following areas: Louisiana as well as the areas listed on the Pop-A-Lock website under Locations)


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $62,000
Minimum Investment: $130,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $62,000


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: 6%
Ad: 1%
Average # of Employees: 3
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes
Earnings Claims: No


Net Worth: $250K –up to mid size areas / $400K – large metro areas
Total Investment: Low: $130K – High: $200K and up (dependent upon area population)
Franchise Fee: $62K, 4 Exclusive Franchises


Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: Yes
Area/Master Developer: Yes
Resales: Yes


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Inquire with Corporate, depends on the country
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Area Development or Master Avail.: Yes
Cash Investment: Inquire with Corporate
Total Investment: Inquire with Corporate


Dependent upon country


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided:Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Co-operative Advertising: No


service model
Pop-A-Lock determines geographical service area (no physical location-build out)
Owner Training provided at no charge -5 days
Technical Training @ $1,500 per person -10 days


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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development