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Exam dates and fees 2019

Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 19 Nov - 08 Dec 2018

All instruments and grades

St. Kitts & Nevis April-May

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 215 XCD
Grade 1 245 XCD
Grade 2 290 XCD
Grade 3 310 XCD
Grade 4 340 XCD
Grade 5 350 XCD
Grade 6 400 XCD
Grade 7 470 XCD
Grade 8 530 XCD
Performance Assessment 350 XCD
Ensemble: Primary 470 XCD
Ensemble: Intermediate 530 XCD
Ensemble: Advanced 770 XCD

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 29 March - 19 April 2019

Exam date

St. Kitts & Nevis Saturday 15 June

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 19 August - 6 September 2019

Exam date

St. Kitts & Nevis Saturday 2 November

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 140 XCD
Grade 2 145 XCD
Grade 3 155 XCD
Grade 4 175 XCD
Grade 5 185 XCD
Grade 6 215 XCD
Grade 7 225 XCD
Grade 8 235 XCD


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: 19 Nov - 08 Dec 2018

Exam dates

St. Kitts & Nevis April-May

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 960 XCD
LRSM (complete exam) 2,930 XCD**
FRSM (complete exam) 4,240 XCD
Resit fee: DipABRSM 770 XCD
Resit fee: LRSM 2,340 XCD
Resit fee: FRSM 3,390 XCD


* 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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