The Minister for Education released a statement re. the Junior Certificate Examinations for 2020 –

please click this link to access      Statement from SEC Re. Junior Cert 2020


We have also received the following in relation to the payment of Exam Fees for both the Junior and Leaving Certificate Examination 2020


RE: COVID-19 – Clarification on payment of Examination Fees 2020

The SEC would be grateful if you would bring the following information to the attention of your examination candidates/parents/guardians:

Leaving Certificate Fees: The closing date for payment of the Leaving Cert examination fee is being extended until after the exams are complete and the results has issued.

Junior Certificate/Cycle Fees : Students will not be required to pay an examination fees to the SEC in relation to the 2020 Junior Cycle examinations, the SEC will be issuing a refund to all students who have already paid.  There is no need to contact the State Examinations Commission as refunds will be made automatically.  Further details will be sent to all schools in the coming days.


Jackie Wade, Fees Section State Examinations Commission

Statement from the Dept. of Education re. Junior Cert 2020 & Exam Fee Payment