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Tábhachtach: Féach ar an FAQ seo sula seolann tú ríomhphost chuig CAO.

Tabhair faoi deara go bhfuil an oifig oscailte ó 09:30 go 13:00, agus 14:00 go 17:00, Luan go hAoine..
Accepting Offers
Accepting or not accepting an offer will not prevent you from receiving an offer of a course higher up on your course choices list if you are deemed eligible in a later round. See CAO Handbook page 17.

If you accept an offer in a later round your previous acceptance will automatically be cancelled.
D'fhéadfadh an freagra ar do fhiosrúchán a bheith san áireamh sa liosta seo a leanas de cheisteanna atá coitianta..
  1. My points are incorrect.
    Are you counting more than six subjects? Try using the points calculator on the CAO website. With regard to the treatment of Foundation Level Irish and Maths, consult the literature or the Admissions Office(s) of the relevant institution(s).
     
  2. Why am I ineligible?
    Usually because you have not met the minimum entry requirements e.g. 2 x Higher Level grade 5. Check your Offer Notice/Statement of Application Record to confirm all of your details are recorded completely and correctly, including your qualifications and examination details. Consult the literature or the Admissions Office(s) of the relevant institution(s).
     
  3. How do I apply for deferral?
    See page 20 of the CAO Handbook . Send a request for a deferral to the Admissions Office of the institution, NOT to CAO. Do not accept your offer if you wish to defer.
     
  4. I have forgotten my password/I am locked out of my account.
    If you have forgotten your password, please click the forgotten your password link on the My Application page. You must use the registered email address on your account. If your account is locked, it will be automatically reset at 7am the following morning.
     
  5. Will I disqualify myself from other offers if I accept / refuse this one?
    No, not at all. See CAO Handbook page 17. Accepting or not accepting an offer will not prevent you from receiving an offer of a course higher up on your course choices if you are deemed eligible.
     
  6. I do not want the course I have been offered. Can I get a place in another course which is lower in my order of preference than the one offered, or in a course for which I have not applied at all?
    Only if vacancies are advertised in those course(s) on the CAO website, www.cao.ie. See CAO Handbook page 20 or visit the ‘Available Places’ page on the CAO website.
     
  7. My QQI FET, FETAC, NCVA, VCE / other qualification / was not taken into account.
    Contact the appropriate Admissions Office(s).
     
  8. I have noticed an error in the information that CAO holds on file for me, what should I do?
    Please email us immediately via the Contact facility with details of the error/omission. Your account will be updated and considered for the next round of offers (depending on when the information is received by CAO).
     
  9. Some or all of my A level results are missing.
    If you have received any further A level results you must supply certified copies of these to CAO by post. Documents must be produced by the examination boards (i.e. they must show the exam board logo) and must be certified. A certified photocopy means that you photocopy the documents and then bring both the originals and the photocopies to an acceptable person or body (School, University, Police Station, Admissions Office, Notary) where they will stamp the photocopy as being a true copy of the original.
     
  10. My GCE/GCSE results are not recorded on my application.
    If any of your results are not recorded on your application you must supply certified copies of these to CAO by post. Documents must be produced by the examination boards (i.e. they must show the exam board logo) and must be certified. A certified photocopy means that you photocopy the documents and then bring both the originals and the photocopies to an acceptable person or body (School, University, Police Station, Admissions Office, Notary) where they will stamp the photocopy as being a true copy of the original.
     
  11. I do not wish to accept the offer which I have been made.
    Thank you. You need take no further action. Your name will remain on the waiting list for any course(s) higher in your order of preference than the one not required.
     
  12. What are my chances of a further offer?
    This is impossible to predict. You should consider the current offer as the last one which you will receive.
     
  13. How do I get a Leaving Certificate grade rechecked ?
    Consult your school principal.
     
  14. What happens if a Leaving Certificate result is regraded on appeal ?
    CAO would be notified automatically by the State Examinations Commission and you would be contacted about any new entitlement to a course.
     
  15. Will there be more offers issued?
    Rounds of offers issue on 5 July, 2 August, 20 August, 29 August and weekly thereafter until places are filled. Offers will be available on the CAO website from 6am on the above dates, offer notices will be posted and an email will be sent to those being offered a place (exception - Round Two on 29 August - offers will be available from 10am and notices will NOT be posted in this round).
     
  16. Do I have to pay a fee when returning my acceptance to CAO ?
    No payment is required when returning the acceptance for a place. Accounts for tuition fees, etc. will be sent separately. All enquiries about such fees should be directed to the Fees Office of the institution offering the place – not to CAO.
     
  17. Can you give me information about grants?
    CAO does not deal with grants. Refer to www.susi.ie, your local authority or VEC, or the Fees Office of the institution making the offer. See also the website www.studentfinance.ie.
     
  18. Can you tell me about accommodation and/or course content?
    Contact the Accommodation Office and/or the Admissions Office of the offering institution.
     
  19. Ní bhfuair mé aon ríomhphost ón CAO.
    Seiceáil go bhfuil an seoladh ríomhphoist ar do chuntas CAO ceart agus cruinn. Seiceáil go bhfuil an seoladh ríomhphoist ar do chuntas CAO ceart agus cruinn. Breathnaigh ar na fillteáin "Junk" nó "Spam" i do chuntas ríomhphoist agus marcáil aon ríomhphost a thagann ón CAO mar "not junk" nó "not spam".
     
  20. Níl mé in ann mo uimhir scrúdaithe a chur isteach mar chuid de m'iarratas.
    Ní féidir le hiarratasóirí uimhreacha scrúduithe a chur lena n-iarratais ar-líne tar éis an spriocdháta le glacadh le hiarratais. Ach, is feidir leat d'uimhir scrúdaithe a sheoladh isteach le ríomhphsot nó é a phostáil chuig CAO, agus déanfaidh muid é a thaifead. Cuir in iúl cén bhliain inár dearnadh an scrúdú agus cuir an uimhir scrúduithe cruinn ar fáil.
     
  21. Tá mo uimhir scrúdaithe seolta agam chuig CAO trí ríomhphost ach níl mo chuntas ar líne nuashonraithe.
    Ní dhéantar cuntais ar líne an CAO a nuashonrú láithreach i gcás leasuithe ar uimhreacha scrúduithe a sheoltar isteach le ríomhphost nó sa ghnáth phost. Ba cheart dhuit do chuntas a sheiceáil níos deireanaí lena chinntiú go bhfuil an leasú déanta.
     
  22. I sat my Leaving Certificate before 2017, how will the changes to the grading scale and Common Points Scale affect me?
    For more information on the new Common Points Scale and how it applies to pre-2017 Leaving Certificate candidates, please click here.
    For answers to frequently asked questions about the new grading scale and Common Points Scale visit the FAQ section of www.transition.ie.