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2015 Examination Fees

2015 Examinations Entry Fees Circular
School Based Candidates
Leaving Certificate (Established and LCVP) €116
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme €116
Junior Certificate €109
Repeat Leaving Certificate €301
Post Leaving Certificate course (one or two subject) €71
Three or more subjects same as full Leaving Cert. i.e. €116
VTOS and Analogous Candidates
Leaving Certificate (3+ subjects) €116
Mix of LC/JC subjects (3+) €116
Junior Certificate(3+ subjects) €109
1 or 2 subjects - LC/JC/mix of both €71
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.
Ordinary Fees
First time entry (3+ subjects) €116
First time entry (1 or 2 subjects) €71
Repeat entry (3+ subjects) €326
Repeat entry (2 subjects) €211
Repeat entry (1 subject) €116
Late Fees - for External Leaving Certificate Candidates only
Applications received in the period 7th February 2015 to 28th February 2015 will be accepted on payment of a late fee of €32.00 per subject in addition to the normal fee. Entries for subjects with a practical, oral or project component will not be accepted at this stage.

Applications will not be accepted from 1st March 2015 other than in very exceptional circumstances and on payment of a late fee of €52.00 per subject in addition to the normal fee. Entries for subjects with a practical, oral or project component will not be accepted at this stage.

Exemptions
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 6th February 2015 are subject to late fees even if the initial fee has been waived.
Appeal Fees

The fee for appealing a result in a subject in the certificate examinations for 2015
Junior Certificate €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 Tel: 090-644 2700 Fax: 090-644 2744 Email us: Click here link to the Contact Form
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