Dates & Fees


PAA examinations are open all year round and can be scheduled to fit with your existing programme.

To book an exam date at your centre simply email us with your requirements –

All the syllabus information and supporting content to start delivering PAA Group Graded Exams can be found on the PAA syllabus page.


To make PAA examinations truly accessible, we operate a no membership fee policy, meaning we only charge an examination entry fee per candidate*. Recorded Video Exams can be submitted by schools or venues from Premiere – Grade 8 in Music Theatre. Individuals, schools, venues or exam centres can submit Recorded Video Exams for all grades in Acting, Premiere to Grade 3 in Jazz Dance and Grades 1-3 in Street Dance. Please keep scrolling for PAA Acting fees.

Please note that the fees below are effective from January 1st 2021.

Musical Theatre, Jazz Dance and Street Dance Fees

GradeRecorded Video Exam FeeLive-streamed Video Exam FeeFace-to-face Exam Fee
Grade 1£26£27£28
Grade 2£30£31£33
Grade 3£33£35£37
Grade 4£37£39£41
Grade 5£44£46£48
Grade 6£50£53£56
Grade 7£57£60£63
Grade 8£63£66£69

Info: *PAA operates a minimum fee policy for Group Graded Exams which is costed at £450.00 per half day

Acting Fees

GradeSolo: Face-to-face ExamSolo: Live-stream Video ExamSolo: Recorded Video ExamDuo: Face-to-face Exam (price per candidate)Duo: Live-stream Video Exam (price per candidate)Duo: Recorded Video Exam (price per candidate)Three: Face-to-face Exam (price per candidate)Three: Live-stream Video Exam (price per candidate)Three: Recorded Video Exam (price per candidate)
Grade 1£35£32.50£30£32£29.50£27£28£26£24
Grade 2£36£33.50£31£32£29.50£27£29£27£25
Grade 3£37£34£31£33£30.50£28£30£28£26
Grade 4£45£41.50£38£41£38£35£36£33.50£31
Grade 5£48£44.50£41£43£40£37£38£35£32
Grade 6£55£51£47£50£46.50£43£44£40.50£37
Grade 7£65£60£55£59£54.50£50£52£48£44
Grade 8£75£69.50£64£68£63£58£60£55.50£51

Screen Acting Fees

GradeSolo: Recorded Video ExamDuo: Recorded Video Exam (price per candidate)
Grade 1£30£27
Grade 2£31£27
Grade 3£31£28
Grade 4£38£35
Grade 5£41£37
Grade 6£47£43
Grade 7£55£50
Grade 8£64£58


Other Fees

Late Entry, Date Changes & Deferrals

ServiceApplicable When...Fee
Late EntrySubmitting an entry after the closing date£15
Date ChangeChanging exam date/time after appointment slip has been issued£15
DeferralDeferring exam to future exam period50% of exam fee

Please see the UK Graded Exams Date Change & Deferral policy for circumstances where the fee can be waived.

Enquiries about Results / Appeals

ServiceFeeCap For Multiple Candidates Refundable
Informal ReviewNo ChargeN/AN/A
Clerical Check£10£50No
Remark50% of Exam Fee£100if marks change by more than +/-5 or there is a change of assessment band
Investigation and Report No ChargeN/AN/A
First Level Appeal60% of Exam Fee£150If enquiry is upheld
Second Level Appeal75% of Exam Fee£200If enquiry is upheld

Replacement Certificates

Replacement Certificate £10

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