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Exam dates and fees 2019

Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 11 February - 1 March 2019

All instruments and grades

Thailand June-July

Practical exams (session two)

Entry period: 2 - 23 July 2019

All instruments and grades

Thailand October-December

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 2,500 THB
Grade 1 4,200 THB
Grade 2 5,400 THB
Grade 3 5,600 THB
Grade 4 6,600 THB
Grade 5 6,700 THB
Grade 6 7,800 THB
Grade 7 8,800 THB
Grade 8 10,200 THB
ARSM 14,300 THB
Performance Assessment 6,700 THB
Ensemble: Primary 8,800 THB
Ensemble: Intermediate 10,200 THB
Ensemble: Advanced 14,300 THB

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 1 - 11 January 2019

Exam date

Thailand Saturday 9 March

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 29 March - 19 April 2019

Exam date

Thailand Saturday 15 June

Music Theory exams (session three)

Entry period: 1 August - 3 September 2019

Exam date

Thailand Saturday 2 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 1,850 THB
Grade 2 2,050 THB
Grade 3 2,250 THB
Grade 4 2,900 THB
Grade 5 3,200 THB
Grade 6 4,200 THB
Grade 7 4,300 THB
Grade 8 4,600 THB


Translations of Theory papers are available on request. Please enter a T in the ‘Specific needs’ box for each candidate who requires a translation.

Diploma exams (session one)

Entry period: 11 February -01 March 2019

Exam dates

Thailand June-July

Diploma exams (session two)

Entry period: 02 - 23 July 2019

Exam dates

Thailand October-December

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 17,100 THB
LRSM (complete exam) 54,800 THB**
FRSM (complete exam) 80,300 THB
Resit fee: DipABRSM 13,700 THB
Resit fee: LRSM 43,800 THB
Resit fee: FRSM 64,200 THB


* ARSM exams will take place during Practical exam periods (as of January 2017) - see the first tab for details of fees.

** LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

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 (2019)*


Exam taken after 1993

Exam taken from 1977 to 1993

Exam taken before 1977

Confirmation of marks

free of charge



Duplicate certificate

£11.50 (diplomas £18.50, Music Medals £7.00)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)




Appeal investigation**

No fee

Half of the entry fee

Independent 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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