Start your own Post Office Franchise Business with Just Rs 5000 Investment

Partnering with a government institution can be a lucrative business opportunity, and one such option is opening a Post Office franchise.

With approximately 1.55 lakh post offices across India, these establishments offer various services like money orders, selling stamps and stationery, postal deliveries, and small savings accounts.

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Types of Post Office Franchises

India Post provides two types of franchises: outlet and Postal Agents franchise.

The outlet franchise involves setting up a physical location, while the Postal Agents franchise entails door-to-door delivery of postal stamps and stationery in both urban and rural areas.

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Eligibility and Application Process

To qualify for a franchise, individuals must be at least 18 years old, not have any family members employed in the postal department, and hold an 8th-grade certificate from a recognized school.

Interested parties can apply by filling out a form and, upon selection, sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India Post.

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Investment and Returns

Investment requirements vary depending on the type of franchise.

Outlet franchises require less investment as they primarily provide services, whereas more investment is needed for Postal Agents due to the purchase of stationery items.

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A minimum security deposit of Rs 5000 is required to open a franchise.

Earnings include commissions such as Rs 5 for speed post, Rs 3-5 for money orders, and a 5 percent commission on postal stamps and stationery, among others.



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