Over 24,000 Franchisees worldwide

Ranked #1 Education Franchisees in the Top 10 of Entrepreneur’s
entire Franchise 500® list

Using The Business Model apply at All Kumon centers located at Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Can Tho

– Be A Kumon Franchisee

*Based upon review of information on other education franchises on Entrepreneur.com

Ranked #1 in Category in Entrepreneur Franchise 500 for 19 years (2001-2020),
#7 Top Global Franchises in 2020, #6 Franchise 500 Ranking in 2021

Why Choose Kumon?


World’s Largest Education Franchise

As one of the most well-established franchises in the world, with more than 24,700 Centers, Kumon, originated in Japan, now serves more than 4 million children across 60 countries and regions


Proven Franchise Business Model

Kumon is a proven business model developed over the past 60 years with worldwide franchisees, ranked #1 in Category in Entrepreneur Franchise 500 for 19 years (2001-2020), #6 Top Global Franchises*


We Support Your Passion

Your success is our success. You will surely get intensive supports from day one. Our trainers and fellow franchisees are ever ready to give you a hand. There will be various platforms organized by Kumon Office for Instructors to continue to learn from one another annually

Why Start Kumon Franchise Business?


From 318 million VND for a start-up package. An entirely preferable business model for any Investors who desire to make your own enterprise.


Global brand value and reputation come from Japan with more than 60 years of experience & more than 15 years of development in Vietnam


Franchise business model with promising returns, fast payback times* is operating all over the world
(*) Depends on Center Growth Model

Hear From Our Successful Franchisees

“Since opening Kumon center, my center has begun to receive well acceptance from parents of children who get better scores at school. This results in a good word of mouth. In term of business operations, Kumon franchise can make satisfactory monthly profit and the success begins from love and happiness in developing individual child and good support from Kumon office, including center assistant training and continuous marketing support”


“After seeing the effects of Kumon to my daughter, I decided to put up my own Kumon Center in Tuguegarao. Inspired by internationally recognized co-Instructors from whom I draw learning and strength, it made me ponder on what I want to do. Yes, I want to grow old in Kumon. I will be in Kumon for as long as I can”


“When I was working in my previous job as a school teacher, I found that I have limited pockets of time, it’s either for my children or for myself. With Kumon, it’s a balance. The experience has been fantastic. I reached the first goal that I had set for. I wanted to earn as much as I was earning when I was a teacher yet having that work life balance. And I have achieved myself within two years that”


“Weary of corporate life, I associated with Kumon. With the help of dedicated,  experienced and knowledgeable support staff, I am able to make a difference in kids’ lives while making a living, owning and operating my own business”


“Starting this business at an early age was just one of the challenges I had to face. Overcoming them is truly worth it as seeing my students’ achievements and how the parents appreciate our work. The feeling of having contributed to the well-being of other people is priceless. Far more than the financial gains, putting up a Kumon Center also meant I could contribute to my community by developing the youth of my hometown”


Are you...

  • People who want to own and operate their educational center
  • People who love and are dedicated to nurturing children become confident and independent
  • Those who are looking for a suitable educational field to contribute to the development of young generation in Vietnam
  • Passionate about instructing and communicating with students and parents

The Process

Apply For Your Franchise

Franchising is at the core of Kumon’s worldwide expansion strategy, we can understand about every challenge you could possibly encounter. This is why we are offering the Training program and Supporting to franchisees Session to cover whatever you need to know

  • The Kumon method of learning (characteristics and strengths)
  • The roles of a Kumon franchisee (owner operator and Kumon instructor)
  • New Instructor training program
  • How much cost do you need to open a Kumon center, return on investment
  • License and royalty fees
  • Kumon’s accompany and support of Kumon franchise

Have all your questions answered at the orientation, register now!

We will keep all of your information secure and will not disclose to any third party


    How much does it cost to start a Kumon franchise?

    We want to find and support partners who have the same belief as Kumon and are passionate about developing education. With estimated cost from 318 million VND (included franchise fee, renovation, rental…) to open Kumon Franchise Center.

    I have no experience in teaching. Can I still be a Kumon Franchisee?

    Yes, you can! Many of our franchisees came in with little to no experience in teaching. They can come from different majors such as lawyers, executives, teachers, homemakers etc. However, in order to establish a Kumon franchise center, you need to meet one of the following four qualification requirements (legally required):

    1- Bachelor of English Education; or

    2- Bachelor of Mathematics Education; or

    3- Bachelor of Primary Education; or

    4- College / Bachelor of Preschool Education

    Besides that, the training for Franchisee is specifically designed to impart the instruction guide principles, by providing a range of theory and practical instructing skill, communication skill and knowledge in center management

    How long will it take to open my own Kumon Franchise Center?

    Generally, a Franchisee takes between three and six months to operate. These timelines vary depending on legal procedure, center growth model, location…

    How long does Kumon Franchise Center takes a reach break even point?

    Each Kumon Center has a different break even point. It depends on many factors, such as center growth model, location, marketing, quality of instruction and communication…

    What kind of training will the Kumon Franchisee be offered?

    • Instruction principles and Kumon worksheet contents.
    • The role of Instructors
    • Diagnostic test and enrollment
    • Communication with parents and students
    • Operating and managing center strategies

    How are the centres’ locations selected?

    The opening of new centers is directly linked to the realisation of Kumon’s vision. We aim to give Kumon Method to as many students as possible and thus, contribute to the education of Vietnam.
    When planning to open new centers in each area, we carefully consider the following factors:

      • The number of children of 0 – 14 years old
      • Parent’s income class and paying capacity
      • The number of children within the available location that already study at other Kumon Learning Centers
      • Rental rates offered by landlords

    As our mission is to develop the potential of as many children as possible, Kumon does not assign exclusive territories to Instructors.

    Must I offer both Math and English at my center?

    All new Kumon Instructors must offer both the Math and English programs within their Kumon Center.

    How much can I earn as the owner of a Kumon Franchise Center?

    Since each Kumon Franchise is independently owned and does not report its total income to us, we cannot provide a specific number. However, through Franchise Orientation, you will be assisted in setting up a business plan and able to estimate your center’s revenues and costs.

    About Us

    Kumon is the world’s leading after-school enrichment programme, was born in Japan by Toru Kumon. Today, we are located in nearly 60 countries and regions, with more than 4 million students enrolled in over 24,700 Kumon Centres in the world

    Nothing comes close to what a Kumon Franchise opportunity can offer – low startup cost, proven business model, and an education business that is emotionally rewarding. If you possess a passion to work with children & want to play the role in shaping the next generation within Vietnam, join us at our Franchise Information Session and find out if we are a suitable fir for you!

    Where we are

    18A/35 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai,
    Đa Kao Ward, Dist 1,
    Ho Chi Minh city