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Music Theory update

Paper Music Theory exams (Grades 6 to 8) – the next exams will take place in June. Please note, dates and booking periods for Grades 1-5 and Grades 6-8 may be different from now on. For full details, see our dates and fees page.

Exam dates and fees 2021

Netherlands payment details

Cheques must be made payable to ABRSM and forwarded with the entry forms in duplicate. Cash payments will not be accepted

Inschrijf formulieren moeten opgestuurd worden in duplo. Bijgevoegde cheques voor inschrijfgelden moeten betaalbaar gesteld worden aan ABRSM.

Fees may also be transferred to the ABRSM bank account number:
ABN AMRO 56 69 67 162 (Oegstgeest).

IBAN number: NL08ABNA0566967162

Inschrijfgelden kunnen ook voldaan worden door overschrijving op het: ABRSM Bankrekening nummer:
ABN AMRO 56 69 67 162 (Oegstgeest).

IBAN nummer: NL08ABNA0566967162

Please note that Diploma exams (DipABRSM, LRSM and FRSM) will only be available in Session 1.

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)*


Graded Music Exams and ARSM

other Diplomas

Music Medals

Confirmation of marks

free of charge

free of charge

free of charge

Duplicate certificate







Appeal investigation**


Half of the entry fee

Results Review

Grade 1-5: £25
Grade 6-8: £40
ARSM: £40


External review

£60.00 per candidate

£60.00 per candidate

Administrative charge for payment with dishonoured cheque



* 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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