How do you start The Contract in GTA Online? The latest addition to GTA 5's online multiplayer mode sees you working alongside single player protagonist Franklin Clinton, helping him to establish his new "celebrity solutions agency". The word on the street is that Dr. Dre's lost his phone and it's got a bunch of unreleased music stored on it, so you're going to swing in and save the day. As part of our GTA Online guide, we're going to explain how to start The Contact and how much it costs.

GTA Online: How to Start The Contract

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Before you can learn how to start The Contract in GTA Online, you'll need to ensure your game is updated to v1.40 on the PS4. The patch weighs in at 3.991GB, and depending on your Internet speed will take a few minutes to download and install, so be sure to set aside some time for that.

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Once you've spawned into Los Santos, you'll get a call from Lamar who will tell you about a new celebrity agency looking for help. He'll tell you to visit Dynasty 8 Executive where you can buy an Agency office.

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Use your smartphone to access the Internet browser and visit the Dynasty 8 Executive website. You can either find this from the Money And Services tab or by entering the following URL into the browser bar: www.dynasty8executiverealty.com. There are four Agencies available to purchase, and you can find the Best Agency to Buy through the link.

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Once you've bought an Agency, set a waypoint to it using your map or the Interaction Menu and then head inside to meet Franklin Clinton and watch the first cut-scene.

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Franklin will introduce you to your new business, and tell you to get started on some Contracts while he works on a big client. You'll need to know How to Become a CEO or How to Become a Motorcycle Club President before you start Contract work. Once you've registered as a CEO or MC President, interact with the computer in your office to get started.

GTA Online: The Contract FAQs

Now you know how to start The Contract, for the next section of this page we're going to answer a selection of FAQs pertaining to GTA Online's new update.

The Contract: Can You Play in Single Player?

Yes, all of the new missions added as part of The Contract can be played solo in single player, but they are challenging so you may find them better balanced towards co-op.

The Contract: How Much Does It Cost?

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The cheapest Agency Office is in Little Seoul and costs $2,010,000. While you can add extensions to your Agency, like an Armory and Accommodation, you don't necessarily need these to get started with The Contract. Therefore, the starting cost for The Contract is just $2,010,000. If you need some cash, you can find out How to Make Money through the link.

The Contract: Does It Add Trophies?

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Unfortunately, as has been the case since the Doomsday Heist, there are no new Trophies added as part of The Contract. You will, however, find a number of new Awards, which will earn you RP and GTA$ the first time you complete them.

The Contract: What Are the New Vehicles and Weapons?

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The Contract adds 7 Vehicles and 3 Weapons to GTA Online. The cars can be purchased from either Legendary Motorsport or Sothern San Andreas Autos, which are accessed from the web browser on your smartphone.

Vehicle Retailer Buy It Now Trade Price Trade Price Requirements
Dewbauchee Champion Legendary Motorsport GTA$2,995,000 GTA$2,246,250 Complete Studio Time as the leader
Enus Deity Legendary Motorsport GTA$1,845,000 GTA$1,383,750 Complete 10 Security Contracts as the leader
Enus Jubilee Legendary Motorsport GTA$1,650,000 GTA$1,237,500 Complete 20 Security Contracts as the leader
Pegassi Ignus Legendary Motorsport GTA$2,765,000 N/A N/A
Lampadati Cinquemila Legendary Motorsport GTA$1,740,000 N/A N/A
Pfister Astron Legendary Motorsport GTA$1,580,000 N/A N/A
Bravado Buffalo STX Southern San Andreas Super Autos GTA$2,150,000 GTA$1,612,500 Purchase an Agency
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If you buy a Vehicle Workshop for your Agency, there are some noticeable upgrades you can add to select vehicles. These include new Imani Tech modifications, including a Remote Control Unit which allows you to take control of your vehicle remotely and a Missile Lock-On Jammer which will protect you from those annoying Oppressor Mk II users.

Noteworthy modifications include:

  • Remote Control Unit: GTA$235,000
  • Missile Lock-On Jammer: GTA$400,000

To access your Vehicle Workshop, just park your car in your Agency's Garage, get in it, and press right on the d-pad.

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In order to purchase two of the three new weapons, you'll need to buy the Armory upgrade for your Agency, which costs GTA$720,000. Once you've got it, head upstairs and speak to the Requisitions Officer. You'll be able to add the following firearms to your inventory:

  • Heavy Rifle: GTA$423,000 - Available from all AmmuNations
  • Stun Gun: GTA$352,500
  • Compact EMP Launcher: GTA$493,500

Have you started The Contract in GTA Online yet? Be sure to have a browse of our GTA Online guide and let us know in the comments section below.