The standard fee for a first time Leaving Cert student is €116. This payment can be made online through fees.examinations.ie in Spring each year. Full details of fees, exemptions and appeal costs can be seen below.
|School Based Candidate||Fee|
|Leaving Cert Applied||€116|
|Repeat Leaving Cert||€301|
|Post Leaving Cert Course (1 or 2 subjects)||€71|
|Post Leaving Cert Course (2+ subjects)||€116|
|External Leaving Cert Candidates||Fee|
|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 application fees (between Feb & April) per subject||€32 to €52|
Anyone who holds a medical card or who are dependent on a parent/guardian who holds a medical card are exempt from fees. Candidates must provide proof of medical card details when making the application. External candidates who hold a medical card are exempt from the standard fee however they are not exempt from paying late fees.
Leaving Cert Appeals cost €40 per subject. If doing Leaving Cert Applied, appeals cost €15.50 per subject. These fees are refunded if your appeal in a given subject is successful and your result is upgraded.