Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M., of Virginia
Request For Background Check

Effective January 1, 2015, background checks are required, and the results must be received prior to acting on a petition.

After you submit the background check request, the Grand Secretary will be automatically notified. He will start the process, which will take about 3-10 days.

You must have the applicant sign a waiver, and it is to be kept with the petition. Click to download the waiver form.


After you have submitted the form, please forward payment of $20.00 to Grand Lodge, or the fee will be included in your Lodge assessments on its Annual Return.

If you have any questions, please contact the Grand Secretary.

Note about security: All information is being transmitted and stored securely using industry encryption standards. The form is using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). The online database is stored encrypted. Please note that sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) such as Social Security numbers and birth date must be encrypted when electronically transmitted and password protected when stored. Never use regular email to send sensitive PII.

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(Last updated 01-25-2016)