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How do you become a Freemason?

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Posted on April 21 2018

How do you become a Freemason?

How do you become a Freemason?

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We often get emails about how to join Freemasonry, and our answers are always the same. We thought it would be good to create a post about it to help anyone who is struggling with finding information about joining. 
 

 

 

Requirements 

  • Be a male Females are unable to become a Freemason
  • Be over 21 (18 in some jurisdictions)
  • Believe in a supreme being Any religion is okay, but you must believe in some sort of supreme being. Atheists cannot become Freemasons

 

 So you meet all of these requirements? Read on 

First make contact with a Freemason or the Lodge -

  • Do you know anyone who is a Freemason ? “To Be One Ask One” If you know someone who is a Freemason, you can reach out to them and express interest in applying to become one. You can look for signs to tell if someone you know is a Freemason. For example, do they have a Masonic ring or a car decal?                                                                                                  

   

 

  • Find your nearest Grand Lodge and find information about the Lodges. You will need to express interest that you are wanting to be a Freemason. The person speaking to you will first try to determine whether or not you are joining for the right reasons.

 

The next step will be to fill out a Petition - The is a rather detailed form and requires information about yourself and beliefs. It will help the lodge understand more about you and give an overview about your life. 
Once submitted, the Lodge will assign a few members look into your application and interview you. 

 

Ballot - The lodge will make a decision on whether or not they think you are a suitable candidate.
  
And that’s it. You will be notified with the result, and the real journey begins!

   

Some common questions

Is Freemasonry free? No, lodges require a yearly fee. If you think of it that the lodge needs up keeping just like your house, then it makes sense that it has to have some money.
  
How often do lodges meet? -Different lodges have different schedules. Some can meet a couple times a week, others will meet just once a month. You can ask these questions to the lodge and make sure you are not committing when you don’t have the time to attend. 
  
We hope you will find use out of this information. You can ask questions below and we will get back to you. Let us know if it did or did not help you.

   

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Make sure to read this post where we ask Freemasons what their main piece of advice they would give to someone wanting to become a Freemason 

10 comments

  • Tyrone P Bledso: April 14, 2019

    I would love to be trained for masons.please write me.

  • BWENGYE ROBERT: March 29, 2019

    Please am very ready and interested to become a member of Freemasons. My name is Robert Bwengye from uganda, 33 years old, am abussiness man. My what’s up number is +256786406424

  • BWENGYE ROBERT: March 29, 2019

    Please am very ready and interested to to become afreemason am very ready More than ready. Am from uganda

  • Weli Kwadwo Ebenezer : January 22, 2019

    I will very happy if I become a member of freemason please this is my number 0242212683

  • BRUCE Haygood: December 12, 2018

    Understanding the time and financial aspects are important also your journey is YOUR journey.you get what you put in

  • Leonard Mayunga: December 07, 2018

    Is there a lodge in Tanzania?

  • Martin michael: July 28, 2018

    Will I join brotherwood

  • Karim: May 24, 2018

    شكرا علي هذه المعلومات المفيده،،،سوف اقوم بالتقديم في المحفل الماسوني في دوله اسرائيل،،،شكرا لك اخي العزيز

  • John Andrade : May 07, 2018

    Thank you for providing information on how to become a Freemason. Hopefully one day I can join the ranks of elite men throughout history and become a better man. Thank you again brothers of light.

  • Kevin: April 24, 2018

    I was gonna join a few years ago but my buddy that was in there passed away

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