CAO Application Dates 2020

The Central Applications Office (CAO) is where students can apply for almost all full time undergraduate courses in Ireland .

The CAO have a range of deadlines – with various costs.

  • The Early online discounted rate is €30 – with a closing date of Jan 20th 2020.
  • The normal application closing date is Feb 1st 2020 – and that costs €45.
  • Late applications are accepted up to May 1st 2020 – with an application fee of €60

From 5 February 2020 to 1 March 2020 you can pay an extra €10 to amend your CAO course choices online.

There is also a further chance to change your mind, free of charge, from 5th May 2020 up to July 1st 2020

The CAO  which oversees college entry for more than 70,000 Irish students – appear to have made a  lot of money in recent years.
Figures showed that in 2016 the  CAO recorded a profit  of €164,354
At the end of December 2016 , the CAO held €1.76m in cash, along with an extra €4m in investments.

Any one looking for the  CAO Login Page – it can be found here

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