as a Franchisee Member – For new and returning members

Anyone currently owning a license to operate Hardee’s® Restaurants may join as a Franchisee Member. Currently, the IHFA represents approximately 95% of all domestic franchised Hardee’s® Restaurants.

Download the Franchisee Member Application

as an Associate Member – For new and returning members

Vendors who are interested in meeting and working with Hardee’s® Franchisees may join as an Associate Member. Associate Members generally provide products or services to Hardee’s® Franchisees.


In addition to your member benefits, don’t forget about our advertising opportunities, which include the INSIGHT magazine, our yearly Products & Services Directory, our bi-weekly Breaking News e-mails to the membership, and even this website!

To see a current list of our Associate Members, go to the Vendor Directory section of this website.

Honorary Member

Honorary Members are named by the Board of Directors based on prior ownership of Hardee’s® Restaurants and exceptional contribution to the Brand. Honorary Membership may also be extended to a former Franchisee’s widow, widower or children.

Privacy Policy

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page(s) you visited. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Security Policy

Your payment and personal information is always safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read over the internet.

Refund Policy

Please call customer service at 913-387-5624 to request a refund.

Shipping Policy

You will not receive any shipments through your purchase of membership in IHFA.