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Exam dates and fees 2019

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Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 1 - 22 December 2018

All instruments and grades

Dominican Republic March-May

Practical fees

Prep Test 3,200 DOP
Grade 1 3,600 DOP
Grade 2 4,100 DOP
Grade 3 4,400 DOP
Grade 4 4,800 DOP
Grade 5 5,200 DOP
Grade 6 6,600 DOP
Grade 7 7,100 DOP
Grade 8 9,200 DOP
ARSM 14,600 DOP
Performance Assessment 5,400 DOP
Ensemble: Initial 7,100 DOP
Ensemble: Intermediate 9,200 DOP
Ensemble: Advanced 14,600 DOP

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 29 March - 19 April 2019

Exam date

Dominican Republic Saturday 15 June 2019

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 19 August -  6 September 2019

Exam date

Dominican Republic Saturday 2 November 2019

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 3,200 DOP
Grade 2 3,300 DOP
Grade 3 3,900 DOP
Grade 4 4,500 DOP
Grade 5 4,800 DOP
Grade 6 6,300 DOP
Grade 7 6,700 DOP
Grade 8 7,100 DOP


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

Bank details

All fees are payable in advance, and may be paid by bank transfer directly into your Local Representative’s ABRSM bank account.

Bank: Banco Popular
Account No: 788357895
Holder Name: Mia Vidal
Type of Account: Cuenta Corriente

Diploma exams (session one)

Entry period: 1 - 22 December 2018

All instruments and grades

Dominican Republic March-May

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 19,300 DOP
LRSM (complete exam) 55,000 DOP**
FRSM (complete exam) 80,800 DOP
Resit fee: DipABRSM 15,400 DOP
Resit fee: LRSM 44,000 DOP
Resit fee: FRSM 64,600 DOP


* ARSM exams will take place during Practical exam periods - 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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