Revised Fees Etc. (Craft) W.E.F. 01.01.2014

Rank (Rule 181)


Deputy Grand MasterRs.25000.00
Assistant Grand MasterRs.23000.00
Regional Grand MasterRs.23000.00
Senior Grand WardenRs.21000.00
Junior Grand WardenRs.19000.00
Grand ChaplainRs.17000.00
Grand TreasurerRs.17000.00
Grand RegistrarRs.16000.00
Deputy Grand RegistrarRs.15000.00
President, Board Of General PurposesRs.15000.00
Grand SecretaryRs.14000.00
Grand Director Of CeremoniesRs.14000.00
Senior Grand DeaconRs.13000.00
Junior Grand DeaconRs.12000.00
Grand Bearer Of V.S.L.Rs.11000.00
Grand Sword BearerRs.10000.00
Deputy Grand Director Of CeremoniesRs.9000.00
Deputy Grand Sword BearerRs.8500.00
Grand Superintendent Of WorksRs.7500.00
Assistant Grand SecretaryRs.7500.00
Assistant Grand Director Of CeremoniesRs.6500.00
Assistant Grand Sword BearerRs.6000.00
Grand Standard BearerRs.5500.00
Assistant Grand Standard BearerRs.5000.00
Grand OrganistRs.4500.00
Grand MarshalRs.4000.00
Grand Inner GuardRs.3500.00
Assistant Grand Inner GuardRs.3000.00
President Of Grand StewardsRs.2500.00
Vice President Of Grand StewardsRs.2000.00
Grand StewardRs.1500.00
Grand TylerRs.1000.00

Rule 182 Of Book Of Constitutions

A Deputy Regional Grand Master For Registration In The Grand Lodge BooksRs.1500.00
An Assistant Regional Grand Master For Registration In The Grand Lodge BooksRs.1200.00
Warrant For New LodgeRs.2000.00
Warrant For A Centenary JewelRs.2000.00
Warrant Of ConfirmationRs.1000.00
Dispensation By The Grand Master(Except Dispensation Under Rule 112 A)Rs.1000.00
Registration Of A Mason On Initiation Or On Joining From A Lodge Not Under The Grand Lodge(The Fees Include Grand Lodge Certificates)Rs.200.00
Founders FeeRs.200.00
Duplicate Grand Lodge CertificateRs.300.00
Serving Brother CertificateRs.200.00
Corrected CertificateRs.200.00
Installed Master’S Certificate(To Be Collected By The Grand Lodge Concerned Prior To His Installation And Remitted To Grand Lodge Immediately Thereafter)Rs.200.00
For Registering Bye-LawsRs.300.00
For Registering Amendments To Bye-LawsRs.200.00
Every Grand & Past Grand OfficerRs.100.00
Every Past Master Not Holding Any Grand RankRs.100.00
Reigning MasterRs.100.00
Senior WardenRs.100.00
Junior WardenRs.100.00
Dispensation Under Rule 124A (Iii)Rs.1000.00

Annual Dues

Every Lodge For Each Of Its Members Up To A Maximum OfRs.500.00

Any member of Grand Lodge shall have the option to pay a sum of Rs.1200/-or such fees as may be determined by the Board of General Purposes from time to time at any one time and on such payment being made, he shall not be liable thenceforth to pay any annual dues in future. If such member has ceased to be a subscribing member of any daughter Lodge under the Grand Lodge or for any other reason he shall not be entitled to any refund out of the said sum of Rs.1200/- . On his again becoming a member of the Grand Lodge he shall be liable to pay annual dues as mentioned in this Rule and the said sum of Rs.1200/- previously paid by him will not apply to such annual dues but he shall an option to pay another sum of Rs.1200/- in commutation of his future annual dues.

The above amendments have come into effect from 1st January 2014.

The half yearly dues payable by daughter Lodges to Grand Lodge will be Rs.150/- instead of Rs.125 w.e.f. half year ending June 2014.

Revised Fees Etc. (Chapter) W.E.F. 01.01.2014

Fees payable 100. The following fees shall be payable to the Funds of the Grand Chapter, or such fees as may be determined by the Committee of General Purposes for:

A Charter For A New ChapterRs.1500
A Charter For Centenary JewelRs.1500
A Charter For Bi-Centenary BarRs.1000
A Charter Of ConfirmationRs.750
A Dispensation By First Grand PrincipalRs.500

The Registration Of A Royal Arch Mason

On Exaltation Or On Joining From A Chapter Not Under The Grand ChapterRs.200
On Joining Or Rejoining Any Chapter From A Chapter Under The Grand ChapterRs.200
Founder’S FeeRs.150
Replacing Grand Chapter CertificateRs.200
Serving Companion CertificateRs.150
Each Of Its Members Who Has Been On The Register Of The Chapter During Any Part Of The Year In Respect Of Which The Annual Returns Of Members Is Made In Accordance With Rule 66Rs. 75
Every Grand And Past Grand Officer Annual SubscriptionRs. 75
Past Principals Who Are Not Grand OfficersRs. 75
Reigning Principal ZRs. 75
Reigning Principal HRs. 75
Reigning Principal JRs. 75
Dispensation Under Regulation 75ARs. 1000

Any member of the Supreme Grand Chapter shall have the option to pay a sum of Rs.1200/- or such fees as may be determined by the Committee of General Purposes from time to time, at any one time and on such payment being made, he shall not be liable thenceforth to pay any annual dues in future. If such member ceases to be a subscribing member either by reason of the fact that he has ceased to be a subscribing member of any Daughter Chapter under the Supreme Grand Chapter or for any other reason he shall not be entitled to any refund of the said sum. On his again becoming a member of the Supreme Grand Chapter, he shall be liable to pay annual dues as mentioned in this Regulation and the sum previously paid by him, will not apply to such annual dues but he shall have an option to pay another sum in commutation of his future annual dues.

Installed Principal CertificateRs.100
For Registering Bye-LawsRs.150
For Registering Amendments To Bye-LawsRs.100

Revised Fees Etc.(Mark) W.E.F. 01.01.2014

Every Brother on first appointment to any of the under mentioned offices, or to the corresponding Past Rank, shall pay to the General Fund the fees specified below or such fees as may be determined by the General Board from time to time, provided that on promotion to an office or Rank for which a higher fees is payable than that for the one he then holds, he shall pay only the difference between the two fees.

Deputy Grand MasterRs.11000
Assistant Grand MasterRs.10000
Regional Grand MasterRs. 9000
Senior Grand WardenRs. 8500
Junior Grand WardenRs. 8000
Grand Master OverseerRs. 7500
Grand Senior OverseerRs. 7000
Grand Junior OverseerRs. 6500
Grand ChaplainRs. 6000
Grand TreasurerRs. 6000
Grand RegistrarRs. 5500
President, General BoardRs. 50 00
Grand SecretaryRs. 4500
Grand Director Of CeremoniesRs. 4500
Deputy Grand RegistrarRs. 4000.00
Grand DeaconsRs. 4000.00
Grand Inspector Of WorksRs. 3500.00
Deputy Grand Director Of CeremoniesRs. 3000.00
Asst.Grand Director Of CeremoniesRs. 2500.00
Grand Sword BearerRs. 2500.00
Deputy Grand Sword BearerRs.2000.00
Assistant Grand Sword BearerRs. 1800.00
Grand Standard BearerRs. 1600.00
Assistant Grand Standard BearerRs. 1400.00
Assistant Grand SecretaryRs.1300.00
Grand OrganistRs. 1200.00
Grand Inner GuardRs. 1100.00
Assistant Grand Inner GuardRs. 1000.00
Grand StewardRs. 900.00
Grand TylerRs. 800.00
Grand OrganistRs. 4500.00

Fees Payable By Daughter Mark Lodges

Granting A New WarrantRs.1000
Granting A Warrant Of ConfirmationRs.1000.00
Registration And Certificates On Advancement Or On Registration Of A Joining Brother Not Previously RegisteredRs.150.00
Issue Of Duplicate Grand Mark Lodge CertificateRs.200.00
Registration Of Joining Brother Already RegisteredRs.100.00
Serving Brother’S Corrected CertificateRs.150.00
Founder Fee(Same As On Joining A Mark Lodge)Rs.100.00
Warrant For A Centenary JewelRs.1000.00
Installed Master’S CertificateRs.100.00
Warrant For Bi-Centenary BarRs.1000.00
Dispensation By The Grand MasterRs.500.00
Granting A Dispensation To Install A Brother As MasterRs.750.00
A Deputy Regional Grand Mark Master For Registering In The Grand Mark Lodge BooksRs.750.00
An Assistant Regional Grand Mark Master For Registering The In The Grand Mark Lodge BooksRs.600.00
For Registering Bye-LawsRs.150.00
For Registering Amendments To Bye-LawsRs.100.00
Dispensation Under Rule 110ARs.1000.00

Annual Dues

Dues Payable By Each Daughter Mark Lodge On 31St December In Each Year In Respect Of Every Brother Who Has Been A Member Of The Lodge During Any Part Of Such YearRs.75.00
Subscription Payable By Each Grand & Past Grand OfficerRs.75.00
Every Past Master Not Holding Any Grand RankRs.75.00
Reigning MasterRs.75.00
Senior WardenRs.75.00
Junior WardenRs.75.00
Master OverseerRs.75.00
Senior OverseerRs.75.00
Junior OverseerRs.75.00
Any Brother Wishing To Have Copies Of Proceedings Etc. Sent To Him Regularly(Rule 12)Rs.100.00

Any member of the Grand Mark Lodge shall have the option to pay a sum of Rs.1000/- at any one time or such as may be fixed by the General Board from time to time, and on such payment being made, he shall not be liable thenceforth to pay annual dues in the future. If such members ceases to be a subscribing member of any daughter Mark Lodge under the Grand Mark Lodge or for any other reason he shall not be entitled to any refund out of the said sum. On his again becoming a member of the Grand Mark Lodge he shall be liable to pay annual dues as mentioned in this Rule and the said sum previously paid by him will not apply to such annual dues but he shall have an option to pay another sum in commutation of his future annual dues.

Revised Fees Etc.(R.A.M.) W.E.F. 01.01.2014

Schedule Of Fees

Fees payable by Lodges to Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons or such fee as may be determined by the Grand Master’s Royal Ark Council from time to time:

Granting A New WarrantRs.750
Granting A Warrant Of Confirmation Registration And Certificate On Advancement Or On Registration Of A Joining Brother NotRs.500
Previously RegisteredRs.100
Registration Of Joining Brother Already RegisteredRs.50
Registration Of Joining Brother Already RegisteredRs.50
Installed Commander’S Certificate(To Be Collected By The R.A.M.Lodge Concerned Prior To His Installation And Remitted To Grand Mark Lodge Immediately ThereafterRs.100
Issue Of Duplicate CertificateRs.100
Dispensation By Grand MasterRs.500
Grant A Dispensation To Install A Brother As CommanderRs.500
For Registering Bye-LawsRs.150
For Registering Amendments To Bye-LawsRs.100

Annual Dues

Dues Payable On 31St December By Each Lodge In Respect Of Every Brother Who Has Been A Member Of The Lodge During Any Part Of Such YearRs.50
Subscription Payable By Each Senior And Junior Royal Ark Mariner Grand OfficerRs.50

Any Senior and Junior Royal Ark Mariner Grand Officer shall have the option to pay a sum of Rs.500/- or such sum as may be determined by R.A.M.Council from time to time, at any one time and on such payment being made, he shall not be liable thenceforth to pay annual dues in the future. If such member dies, his legal representatives shall not be entitled to any refund out the said sum of Rs.500/-.

If such member ceases to hold any Grand Rank either by reason of the fact that he has ceased to be a subscribing member of any Royal Ark Mariner Lodge, or for any other reason he shall not be entitled to any refund out of the said sum. On his again becoming a member of Royal Ark Mariner Lodge and receiving R.A.M.Grand Rank mentioned in this Rule and the said sum previously paid by him not apply to such annual dues but he shall have an option to pay another sum in commutation of his future annual dues.

Fees To Be Paid To Regional Grand Mark Lodges

The fees to be paid to the Regional Grand Mark Lodges by the R.A.M.Lodges shll be fixed by the Regional Grand Lodge themselves.

(16(Ii) Fee Payable By Grand Officers To Grand Mark Lodge:
(A) On Appointment As “Senior”Royal Ark Mariner Grand OfficerRs.1000
(B) On Appointment As “Junior” Royal Ark Mariner Grand OfficerRs.600

Provided that a Brother on promotion from the rank of Junior Royal Ark Mariner Grand Officer to the rank of Senior Royal Ark Mariner Grand Officer shall pay only the difference between the two fees.