How do I join Freemasonry in......?

This page began with a simple question, "How do I join Freemasonry in my country?" The page was originally open to comments and over time grew to be very popular. Unfortunately, it also became quite popular with scammers and frauds pretending to be Freemasons or agents of the Illuminati attempting to use the good intentions of the page to their own mercenary ends. Consequently, the commenting function has been closed. However, the important information required to answer the question, "How do i join Freemasonry in......?" still remains. If you have come to this page of a sincere interest in Freemasonry and the Masonic fraternity then we hope this page will prove useful to you.

Important!

Please be advised that you can not join Freemasons through this or any other Web site. Membership begins locally; you can only join in the Masonic jurisdiction in which you reside. You may request information through a Web site; you may even request someone contact you through an online form, but never, ever send anyone money without first meeting in person and verifying they are legitimate Freemasons. For a brief description of the process of joining a Masonic lodge please see our Joining Freemasons page.

Notice to member Masons: It is a breach of Masonic protocol for any member to make direct contact with a Grand Lodge other than his own unless you are physically on their territory. All communications should go through your Lodge Secretary and Grand Secretary.

Also, 

  • Masonic organizations are not active in every country. Freemasonry flourishes where freedoms exist. Some political regimes do not allow such organizations. 
  • Being a Freemason will not make you rich, powerful or famous. Freemasonry is about self improvement and being of service to your fellow man and your community. 
  • We are not the Illuminati and can not help you join the Illuminati. Should you find a comment post on this site regarding joining the Illuminati be assured it is a scam. Ignore it or report it to proper authorities.
  • Freemasonry is not a religion. Nor, is it a substitute for religion. For a more in depth explanation please see: Is Freemasonry a Religion?
  • Freemasonry consists of philosophical teachings intended to assist in living a life of honor and integrity. It is not necessary to be a Freemason in order to live your life in such a manner. 
  • For more information and a better understanding of Freemasonry see our page on Masonic Secrets as well as our page on Masonic Symbols. If you still have questions check out our Plain Truth About Freemasons page.

If you are still here and have read this far I will assume you understand what Freemasonry is and have a genuine interest in becoming a Freemason. Congratulations and welcome.

The information below is intended to assist you in locating a legitimate Masonic Grand Lodge and Lodges within your geographic area. It will then be up to you to initiate communication and pursue membership if you choose to.

The lists below are not comprehensive, but we're working on it. If you don't see what you're looking for try a Web search including the term Masonic Grand Lodge Freemasonry and add your city, county, state, province, region or country.

Good fortune and safe travels.

Recognized Masonic Grand Lodges

Africa

Grand Lodges of Africa

Grand Lodge of Benin

Grand Lodge of Burkina Faso

Grand Lodge of Cameroon

Grand Lodge of Congo*

Grand Lodge of Gabon

Grand Lodge of Ghana

National Grand Lodge of Guinea

Grand Lodge of Ivory Coast

Grand Lodge of the Republic of Liberia

National Grand Lodge of Madagascar

National Grand Lodge of Mali

Grand Lodge of Mauritius

The Regular Grand Lodge of the Kingdom of Morocco

Grand Lodge of Nigeria

Grand Lodge of Senegal

Grand Lodge of South Africa

Grande Loge Nationale Togolaise

 

* nb: at Brazzaville, Republic of Congo>

Central America & West Indies

Grand Lodges of Central America

Grand Lodge of Costa Rica

Grand Lodge of Cuscatlan of El Salvador

Grand Lodge of Guatemala

York Grand Lodge of Mexico

Grand Lodge of Panama

Grand Lodges of West Indies

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of The Caribbean and Jurisdiction

Grand Lodge of Cuba

Grand Lodge of the Dominican Republic

Grand Orient of Haiti 1824

Grand Lodge of Puerto Rico

North America

Grand Lodges of Canada

Grand Lodge of Alberta

Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon

Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ontario

Grand Lodge of Manitoba

Grand Lodge of New Brunswick

Grand Lodge of Newfoundland and Labrador

Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia

Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island

Grand Lodge of Quebec

Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan

Grand Lodges of the United States of America

Grand Lodge of Alabama

Grand Lodge of Alaska

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Alaska

Grand Lodge of Arizona

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Arizona

Grand Lodge of Arkansas

Grand Lodge of California

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of California

Grand Lodge of Colorado

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Colorado

Grand Lodge of Connecticut

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Connecticut

Grand Lodge of Delaware

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Delaware

Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia   [Washington DC]

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia   [Washington DC]

Grand Lodge of Florida

Grand Lodge of Georgia

Grand Lodge of Hawaii

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Hawaii

Grand Lodge of Idaho

Grand Lodge of Illinois

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the State of Illinois

Grand Lodge of Indiana

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Indiana

Grand Lodge of Iowa

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Iowa

Grand Lodge of Kansas

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas

Grand Lodge of Kentucky

Grand Lodge of Louisiana

Grand Lodge of Maine

Grand Lodge of Maryland

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland

Grand Lodge of Massachusetts

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts

Grand Lodge of Michigan

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Michigan

Grand Lodge of Minnesota

Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Jurisdiction of Minnesota

Grand Lodge of Mississippi

Grand Lodge of Missouri

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Missouri

Grand Lodge of Montana

Grand Lodge of Nebraska

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Nebraska

Grand Lodge of Nevada

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Nevada

Grand Lodge of New Hampshire

Grand Lodge of New Jersey

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of New Jersey

Grand Lodge of New Mexico

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of New Mexico

Grand Lodge of the State of New York

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of New York

Grand Lodge of North Carolina

The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of North Carolina

Grand Lodge of North Dakota

Grand Lodge of Ohio

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio

Grand Lodge of Oklahoma

Grand Lodge of Oregon

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Oregon

Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

Grand Lodge of Rhode Island

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Rhode Island

Grand Lodge of South Carolina

Grand Lodge of South Dakota

Grand Lodge of Tennessee

Grand Lodge of Texas

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas & Jurisdictions

Grand Lodge of Utah

Grand Lodge of Vermont

Grand Lodge of Virginia

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia

Grand Lodge of Washington

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Washington

Grand Lodge of West Virginia

Grand Lodge of Wisconsin

Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Wisconsin

Grand Lodge of Wyoming

South America

Grand Lodges of South America

Grand Lodge of Argentina

Grand Lodge of Bolivia

Grand Orient of Brazil

Grand Lodge of the State of Mato Grosso Do Sul

Grand Lodge of the State of Rio De Janeiro

Grand Lodge of the State of São Paulo

Grand Lodge of the State of Espírito Santo

Grand Lodge of Chile

Grand Lodge of Colombia at Barranquilla

Grand Lodge Oriental of Colombia ‘Francisco de Paula Santander’

Grand Lodge of Colombia at Bogota

Grand Lodge of Colombia at Cali

Grand Lodge of Colombia at Cartagena

Grand Lodge of Los Andes

Grand Lodge of Ecuador

Symbolic Grand Lodge of Paraguay

Grand Lodge of Peru

Grand Lodge of Uruguay

Grand Lodge of the Republic of Venezuela

Asia & Australasia

Grand Lodges of Asia

Grand Lodge of China

Grand Lodge of India

Grand Lodge of the State of Israel

Grand Lodge of Japan

Grand Lodge of the Philippines

Grand Lodges of Australasia

Grand Lodge of New Zealand

Grand Lodge of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

United Grand Lodge of Queensland

Grand Lodge of South Australia and Northern Territory

Grand Lodge of Tasmania

Grand Lodge of Victoria

Grand Lodge of Western Australia

British Isles

Grand Lodges of the British Isles

Grand Lodge of Ireland

Grand Lodge of Scotland

United Grand Lodge of England

Europe

Grand Lodges of Europe

Grand Lodge of Albania

Grand Lodge of Andorra

Grand Lodge of Armenia

Grand Lodge of Austria

Regular Grand Lodge of Belgium

Grand Lodge of Bosnia and Herzegovina

United Grand Lodge of Bulgaria

Grand Lodge of Croatia

Grand Lodge of Cyprus

Grand Lodge of Czech Republic

Grand Lodge of Denmark

Grand Lodge of Estonia

Grand Lodge of Finland

Grande Loge Nationale Française

United Grand Lodges of Germany

Grand Lodge of Greece

Symbolic Grand Lodge of Hungary

The Icelandic Order of Freemasons - Grand Lodge of Iceland

Regular Grand Lodge of Italy

Grand Lodge of Latvia
Grand Lodge of Lithuania

Grand Lodge of Luxembourg

Grand Lodge of Macedonia

Sovereign Grand Lodge of Malta

Grand Lodge of Moldova

National Regular Grand Lodge of the Principality of Monaco

The Grand Lodge of Montenegro

Grand East of The Netherlands

The Norwegian Order of Freemasons - Grand Lodge of Norway

National Grand Lodge of Poland

Legal Grand Lodge of Portugal

National Grand Lodge of Romania

Grand Lodge of Russia

Grand Lodge of the Most Serene Republic of San Marino

Regular Grand Lodge of Serbia

Grand Lodge of Slovakia

Grand Lodge of Slovenia

Grand Lodge of Spain

The Swedish Order of Freemasons - Grand Lodge of Sweden

Grand Lodge Alpina of Switzerland

Grand Lodge of Turkey

Grand Lodge of Ukraine