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Exam dates and fees 2020

Diploma retake fees

Please note that retake fees apply only to candidates applying for a partial retake (2.2 or 2.1 and 2.2, etc.). If candidates are retaking the complete exam, the full fee is payable.

Additional information

Other fees and charges (2020)*

April 2020: We have temporarily changed our certificate replacement and amendment service due to our office being closed. You can find out more on our Results and Certificates page.

  Exam taken after 1993 Exam taken from 1977 to 1993 Exam taken before 1977
Confirmation of marks free of charge €54.00 €67.00
Duplicate certificate €15.50 (diplomas €26.50) included under confirmation of marks fee (see above) included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)
  Practical Theory
Appeal investigation** No fee Half of the entry fee
Independent review €90.00 per candidate €90.00 per candidate
Administrative charge for payment with dishonoured cheque €31.00 €31.00

* The above charges should be paid direct to ABRSM's office in London by sterling draft presentable in the UK or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Sterling drafts should be payable to ‘The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music’.

If you wish to pay locally please contact your Local Representative who will advise you of the local fee and method of payment.

** For multiple candidates, the investigation fee charged will not exceed five times the local Grade 5 Practical/Music Theory fee.

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