Examination fees and application form


The Guild of Church Musicians

  • Archbishops' Preliminary Certificate
  • Archbishops' Chorister Medal
  • Archbishops’ Certificate in Church Music
  • Archbishops’ Certificate in Public Worship
  • Licentiateship of the Guild of Church Musicians
  • Fellowship of the Guild of Church Musicians

ExamFees UKFees Overseas
Preliminary Certificate£40£40
Archbishops’ Chorister Medal£65£65
Archbishops’ Certificate in Church Music£200£240
Archbishops’ Certificate in Public Worship£200£240
Licentiate of the Guild of Church Musicians
(Part One of FGCM)
Fellowship of the Guild of Church Musicians£200£240
Fellowship by Dissertation
(payable in two instalments)

Before paying any fees, please wait for the Treasurer to send an invoice, with bank details.

Application for Entry

Your details

Your name (as you would wish it to appear on a certificate):

Application information

The Chairman of the Academic Board will be in touch with you regarding your application for the first four qualifications above (usually within a few days of receipt). The Fellowship Secretary will contact applicants for LGCM and FGCM to request further information about the options to be taken.

About you

Please tell us a little about your experience of church music and/or of leading public worship. (A teacher or parent may complete this section for you if you are under 18.)


By submitting this form the person named above declares that he or she wishes to apply for admission to the examination identified above, and agrees to abide by the decision of the examiners and to accept the conditions of the Guild of Church Musicians.

You will receive a confirmation email of your submission, please keep this for your records. If you do not receive an email please check your spam or junk folders. Thank you.

Shortly after submitting the form, you will receive an invoice for the relevant fee, with instruction for payment via bank transfer or by card.