COVID-19 - latest exam updates

Our volunteers are happy to help with any questions you might have regarding ABRSM exams in your local area, such as the facilities in our exam venues and other logistical arrangements. 

However, if you have any queries about using our online self-service booking system or enquiries about the exam date for your candidates, their results or questions about refunds, our syllabus or anything else, then please contact ABRSM and we’ll be able to assist you further.

There is currently no local ABRSM representative in Slovakia, so all exam arrangements are handled by the Practical and Music Theory teams in our London office. Unfortunately, we can't guarantee to hold exams in your area but please contact us as below if you're interested. 

To make an entry, complete the relevant entry form, then scan and email it to [email protected] for Practical and Diploma exam entries, or [email protected] for Theory exam entries, by the closing date for that session. Find out more about our exam fees, closing dates and exam periods.

Theory exams can only be held as Visits at schools of general education or LEA music centres approved by ABRSM in line with our regulations.

If you're entering candidates for both Theory and Practical exams, please complete separate entry forms and send them to the appropriate team.

If exams are possible, we'll then give you ABRSM’s bank details and a unique code for each candidate, which should be included in the payment reference for the bank transfer. This ensures that we're able to link your payment to your entry.

You'll receive approximately 2-3 weeks’ notice of the exam appointment(s) for your Practical exam candidate(s) and Theory exam materials will be posted to the host venue four weeks before the exam.

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