Our vision is to provide the best tanning services and experience in the country (we’d say the world, but until we branch out globally, we’ll be good with providing the best in the USA!).

We aim to provide our guests with the most luxurious, relaxing, and enjoyable tanning experience possible. And as a business, to lead our franchisees in offering the very best this industry has to offer.

You as a guest should be able to walk through our doors and feel as though you have stepped through a portal and onto the most heavenly, pristine white-sand beach on the planet, where your daily worries just melt away and you feel euphoric and alive.

Please understand that you are the reason we exist, and we strive to ensure that every interaction is pleasant and finds you the solution that you’re seeking.

Let us welcome you to Tan Republic – where bronze has no borders, and tan is beautiful.

Tan Republic is a company committed to “bronze without borders”. We’re unique in that customers can tan at any location, at any time, with only one tanning package!

We believe in providing the best tanning experience possible to our customers, who become far more than simply economic assets, and more like a community of friends – beautiful, tan, sexy friends.

The company has grown steadily, bringing other salon chains into the fold and becoming the tanning salon brand of choice in a wide variety of areas. We’re committed to our loyal tanners, and as we have grown and built a solid corporate foundation of operation, we have remained friendly and personable as a company.

We don’t just have customers – we have fans, a core group of followers who enjoy the experiences, camaraderie, and high-class tanning services Tan Republic provides. If you’re looking to join more than just another tanning company, Tan Republic is the answer – we’re more than just a name, we’re an addictive tanning cult!


Tan Republic is the largest tanning salon franchise company in Oregon, and we are branching out nationwide.

Tan Republic has profited from a consistent system of growth based on our formula for success and our “multiple salons, one tanning package” promise to customers.

Location is a high priority for new salons to be profitable, and Tan Republic is your key to knowing the perfect amount of traffic flow and placing your business where customers will easily and readily pour through your doors.

We are poised to compete in any market, and to dominate the competition. Join with us and become a part of a winning team – a true Tan Republic!


  • 2005 – TR OPENS WITH 1 LOCATION 5% 5%
  • 2008 – 19 LOCATIONS 37% 37%
  • 2012 – 46 LOCATIONS 65% 65%
  • 2017 – 65 LOCATIONS 100% 100%
  •  2005 – 1 store – Lance and Kristina Donnelly opened their first store in Salem Oregon on Market and Hawthorne on May 5th.
  • 2006 – 3 stores
  • 2007 – 7 stores
  • 2008 – 19 stores Officially franchised Feb 21 2008
  • 2010 – 34 stores
  • 2012 – 46 stores
  • 2014 – 56 stores
  • 2017 – There are currently 65 stores



We have several new programs but we have always and will always sell single franchise units…. but now we also offer:


Buy an area and sell and building franchise’s in the area. Become a wing of us.


Snuff up your store and make it a TR!


Own all stores of an area. You can build and develop your own stores.


Tell us about you!

If you’re interested in joining the Tan Republic family as a franchisee, we’d love to hear a little more about you.

(Please note: for job & career info, please contact the store you’re interested in directly at This form is for potential franchise owners only. Thanks!)

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Get to know us!

Work directly with Tan Republic ownership to create a powerful franchise relationship. We are hands-on, we own our own stores, and we believe in leading by example.

Love what we have to offer you!

Our professionals will review the Federal Disclosure Document, Franchise Agreement, Territory, and review all steps in which we get you to your Grand Opening day!

Get to know us some more!

We know you have to feel 100% comfortable entering into a business agreement, and we don’t want you to sign if you don’t.

Be part of our family!

Celebrate and sign. We’ll look at our agreement as a partnership for life. We are only as good as you are and we make sure your store is the best it can be.

This [material/website] is not a franchise offering, nor is it directed to any person in any state. It is for information purposes only. An offering can only be made by a Franchise Disclosure Document, which must be registered in certain states. We will not sell a franchise unless our Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the purchaser prior to the sale in compliance with state and federal law.  We will not offer or sell a franchise unless the franchise offering is registered in the state where the purchaser resides or where the franchise will be located, if required by state law and no exemption applies. Registration in any state is not an endorsement by the state. [The following states require registration or exemption of our franchise offering. Unless and until we have obtained the required registration or exemption in these states, we are not offering franchises to residents of, or for franchises to be placed in, these states:California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. To find out about our current status in your state, please contact us.]


Tan Republic now has franchised and corporately owned locations in Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California - and we're looking for more great people to join our TR family!

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