For additional help on how to create your account see our user guides and videos.
Before you book exams, you will need to create an ABRSM account. Candidates can also have accounts and must have one to take an online Music Theory exam.
Username and password - create a memorable username and password. Your username cannot be your email address or include the @ symbol. It must also be unique. You will be prompted to try again if someone else has already taken a username.
Email verification - You will need to do this once you have entered you email address in order to complete your registration. Click 'Send Verification Code' and you will receive a code via email. The email will be from ‘Microsoft on behalf of abrsmglobalb2c'. Enter the code in the ‘Verification Code’ box and click ‘Verify code’. Once your email address has been verified you can complete the rest of the form.
Date of birth - We use your date of birth, along with other personal information you supply, to create a unique and secure record for you.
National ID – This is compulsory for anyone creating an account, including candidates.
Contact ID/Applicant Number: for applicants - If you know your applicant number, enter it here. Otherwise leave this blank. Once you’ve created your account we will give you a Contact ID which allows us to identify you in our system.
Contact ID: for candidates - Candidates will be given a Contact ID once they’ve been entered for an exam. Contact IDs appear on all communications about exam bookings and results.
Candidates of any age can have an ABRSM account even if they have not made the exam booking. Parents/carers can create this account on behalf of a child, but the account must be in the child's name.
All candidates taking online Music Theory exams must have an account. For other exams they are optional. With an account candidates can:
Tips for creating a candidate account: