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Date:21 December 2022


Syllabus Overlap Period Update


Due to COVID-19, ABRSM has further extended the overlap period for some syllabuses to support learners. In 2023 Practical Grades and Performance Grades exams, candidates could use the specified preceding syllabuses listed on the ABRSM website. Please visit for more information.


Date:1 September 2022


Prerequisite Submission


If you are a candidate for Practical or Performance Grade 6, 7 or 8 exams and are informed by ABRSM that a prerequisite submission is required, you should email a digital copy (JPEG/ PDF format) of your Grade 5 or above Music Theory certificate or mark form to HKEAA at Please use this format in the email subject of your submission: Student Name-Contact ID-Prerequisite Submission

For other accepted alternatives, please visit:


Date:21 December 2022


Updates on the ABRSM Certificates


Due to the latest development of COVID-19 epidemic situation, the dispatch of certificates for ABRSM exams taken in Dec 2021 and onwards may be delayed. Please refer to the table below for the dispatch schedule updates.


Exam month

Dispatch schedule

Performance Grade September 2022 Dispatched already
(3 November 2022)
Performance Grade October 2022 Dispatched already
(21 December 2022)
Practical Grade August 2022 Dispatched already
(3 November 2022)
Practical Grade September 2022 Dispatched already
(21 December 2022)
Practical Grade October 2022 Dispatched already
(21 December 2022)
Online Music Theory September 2022 Dispatched already
(21 December 2022)
Online Music Theory October 2022 Dispatched already
(21 December 2022)
Paper-based Music Theory (Grade 6-8) October 2021 Dispatched already
(Mid-May 2022)
Paper-based Music Theory (Grade 6-8) June 2022 Dispatched already
(4 August 2022)

ABRSM-Results and Certificates Lead Time



Booking Services for Online Examination Facilities and
Onsite Invigilation for
ABRSM Online Music Theory Exams (Grades 1 – 5)


To facilitate candidates sitting for the Online Music Theory Examinations, the HKEAA launches services of its online examination facilities, providing computer equipment and appropriate examination environment, in addition to onsite invigilation.

HKEAA rents out its online examination facilities at the San Po Kong Assessment Centre to candidates (Grade 1 to 5: $453). Various date options will be offered for online booking in each month, subject to the examination facilities availability and the maintenance schedule of the ABRSM exam system. The below are the sessions we are offering for Jan 2023 and Feb 2023. We will update the information and release more spots for bookings on the 15th of each month (on the following day if it falls on a holiday) when possible.

Exam Dates

Exam Time

January 2023
6 January 2023 (Friday) 15:00 - 17:00
10 January 2023 (Tuesday) 15:00 - 17:00
14 January 2023 (Saturday) 09:30 - 11:30
16 January 2023 (Monday) 15:00 - 17:00
27 January 2023 (Friday) 15:00 - 17:00
February 2023
3 February 2023 (Friday) 15:00 - 17:00
7 February 2023 (Tuesday) 15:00 - 17:00
13 February 2023 (Monday) 15:00 - 17:00
24 February 2023 (Friday) 15:00 - 17:00
27 February 2023 (Monday) 15:00 - 17:00 

For booking and more details:

Booking Instructions

Making a booking

Exam Information



Date:3 January 2022

Online Music Theory Exams Technical Support


PSI Customer Support is available for candidates who need technical support while taking the Online Music Theory exams. Their help line (+852 5803 0024) is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


For more details, please visit ABRSM website .