28 May 2022

Fees for 2022 State Examinations are being waived

Leaving Cert

The Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has today confirmed the waiving of the fees for the 2022 Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle examinations.

Students will not have to pay the fees which would usually be €116 and €109 for the Leaving Certificate and Junior Cycle examinations respectively.

Minister Foley said: “We have sought to bring clarity and certainty for students this week by confirming the arrangements for the 2022 examinations and I am pleased to confirm today that fees for this year’s State examinations are being waived.”

The timetables for the State examinations will be available at in the coming days.

Schools will be supported and given clear guidance on the arrangements for the examination this year which will be guided by the Public Health advice.

Information on the changes to the Leaving Certificate examinations will be available on  and at next week.

Information on the Junior Cycle examinations will be available on

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