Circular for 2019 Examination Fees will be available here shortly
School Based Candidates
Leaving Certificate (Established and LCVP)
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
Repeat Leaving Certificate
Post Leaving Certificate course (one or two subject)
Three or more subjects same as full Leaving Cert. i.e.
VTOS and Analogous Candidates
Leaving Certificate (3+ subjects)
Mix of LC/JC subjects (3+)
Junior Certificate(3+ subjects)
1 or 2 subjects - LC/JC/mix of both
External Leaving Certificate Candidates
A candidate who is not a recognised pupil in a post-primary schools and who is not following a course of study organised under the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme, the Adult Literacy and Community Education Scheme, the Department of Social Protection second-level scheme for the unemployed, or other similar course, may enter for the Leaving Certificate examination as an external candidate. The following fees apply to external candidates.
First time entry (3+ subjects)
First time entry (1 or 2 subjects)
Repeat entry (3+ subjects)
Repeat entry (2 subjects)
Repeat entry (1 subject)
Late Fees - for External Leaving Certificate Candidates only
Applications received in the period 15th February 2019 to 6th March 2019 will be accepted on payment of a late fee of €32.00 per subject in addition to the normal fee.
Applications received in the period 7th March 2019 to 29th April 2019 will be accepted on payment of a late fee of €52.00 per subject in addition to the normal fee.
Candidates who hold a current medical card or who are dependent on a parent or guardian who holds a current medical card are exempt from paying examination fees. Applicants who are claiming exemption from fees on this basis must provide Medical Card details to the Commission. Applications from external candidates received after the 15th February 2019 are subject to late fees even if the initial fee has been waived.
The fee for appealing a result in a subject in the certificate examinations for 2018
€32.00 per subject
Leaving Certificate Established
€40.00 per subject
Leaving Certificate Applied
€15.50 per subject
Refund of Examination Fees
Examination fees are only refunded in exceptional circumstances.
Statement of Results
Please click here to get details of the fees for statements of results.
State Examinations Commission, Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 TP65. Tel: 090-644 2700 Fax: 090-644 2744 Email us: Click here
Page last updated: January 31 2019, 19:52 GMT
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