Become a Shriner

Become One of Us

If you hold the title of Master Mason in Freemasonry, you qualify and are invited to join the Shriners.


In order to become a Shriner you must ask a current Shriner to support and sponsor your application. This site makes that process easier by pairing you with a virtual mentor who can answer all of your questions, guide you through the petition process and help you get to know members of your local temple.


Download a Shrine Petition Here.

If you are not a Freemason, you must pursue that first. You will be assigned a virtual mentor on this site who will assist you on that journey. Also see the Roadmap section and click on Freemason for details on that process. Once you are a Master Mason you will then eligible to petition to become a Shriner. Your virtual mentor will assist you with every step along the way.


There are many benefits to becoming a Shriner:

  • Membership in a well-known fraternal organization recognized for its social and philanthropic activities.
  • Supporting the “world’s greatest philanthropy,” Shriners Hospitals for Children, offers members many opportunities to find personal fulfillment and satisfaction.
  • Opportunity to develop lasting relationships with like minded men locally and from all over the world.
  • Engage in social activities and events that are available for the entire family. Participate in many special interest groups with Shriners that allow like minded men to enjoy a little high-spirited fun. Motorcycles, trap shooting, parades, golf, flying and sports cars are all examples of these types of groups.



Learn more about becoming a Shriner on our National Shriners page.

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