Latest exam updates

Online Music Theory exam date – 12 December 2020

Our first online Music Theory exams for Grades 1 to 5 in Singapore will take place on 12 December 2020.The booking period for these exams is 26 October to 9 November. Find out more about online Music Theory.

Remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams

We will share exam dates and booking periods for our remotely-assessed Performance Grades soon.

Singapore office closure 

On government advice, we will still continue to work from home into Phase 3. We will therefore be unable to answer telephone calls during this time.

If you need to contact us please email [email protected]

Graded Music Exams Fee Payment Policy

ABRSM expects payment to be made at the time of entry in one of two ways: 

  • By credit/debit card for online entries 
  • By single cheque with a paper entry form for postal entries

Exception can be made for UK music services, school or college entries in the following circumstances: 

Music services with prior agreement

  • All entries must be made using a music services single applicant number 
  • Music services should contact ABRSM no later than five working days before the online closing date

ABRSM will offer:

  • The option to enter online but to send payment by cheque or BACs transfer within seven days  
  • The option to enter online and receive an invoice from ABRSM  
  • To confirm any arrangement to the applicant’s email address

Schools/colleges with prior agreement who: 

  • Enter at least 10 candidates each term 
  • Make entries on an applicant number registered to the school/college and at the school/college address  
  • Contact ABRSM no later than five working days before the online closing date

ABRSM will offer: 

  • The option to enter online but to send payment by cheque within seven days  
  • The option to enter online and receive an invoice from ABRSM 
  • To confirm the arrangement to the Applicant’s email address 

From 21 March 2018 and until further notice, this facility is not available to new users. This includes applicants who have used this policy previously but no longer have the payment function disabled on their account.

Invoices  

  • Invoices will be generated following the closing date of each session and sent to the applicant by post 
  • Immediate payment of invoices is required 
  • If a purchase order number is required the applicant must provide this at the time of entry
  • If an invoice needs to be posted to an alternative address this information must be provided by the applicant at the time of entry

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that full payment is received by ABRSM before the exam date and if this is not the case results may be delayed. 

Please note that this policy applies to Graded Music Exams only. ABRSM's decisions are final.

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