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Exam dates and fees 2019

Practical Exams (session one 2019 only)

Entry period: 8 December 2018

All instruments and grades

Mexico Apr - May 2018

Practical exam fees (Mexican Pesos)

Prep Test 1,500
Grade 1 2,000
Grade 2 2,400
Grade 3 2,500
Grade 4 2,900
Grade 5 3,000
Grade 6 3,300
Grade 7 3,800
Grade 8 4,400
Performance Assessment 3,000
ARSM 6,900

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 1 - 11 January 2019

Exam dates

Mexico Saturday 2 March 2019

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 19 August - 6 September 2019

Exam dates

Mexico Saturday 2 November 2019

2019 Music Theory Fees (Mexican Pesos)

Grade 1 1,100 MXP
Grade 2 1,200 MXP
Grade 3 1,300 MXP
Grade 4 1,400 MXP
Grade 5 1,500 MXP
Grade 6 1,700 MXP
Grade 7 1,900 MXP
Grade 8 2,000 MXP

Diploma exams (session one 2019 only)

Entry period: 19 Nov - 08 Dec 2018

All instruments and grades

Mexico Apr - May 2018

2019 Diploma exam Fees (pesos)

DipABRSM (complete exam) 8,900
LRSM (complete exam) 27,400
FRSM (complete exam) 39,800
Resit fee: DipABRSM 7,100
Resit fee: LRSM 21,900
Resit fee: FRSM 31,800

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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