According to a 13th November 2019 Internal Memorandum of WAEC, registration fees for 2020 BECE is free for public basic school candidates.
Public basic school candidates shall not be charged for to pay Registration fees before sitting for the forthcoming 2020 BECE examination
The government has decided to pay the registration fee which costs GHC88 per candidate.
This is because the government has decided to pay the registration fees of all candidates from all public institutions.
Government, since 2017/18 Academic promised and has committed to paying the BECE registration fees of all candidates from its institutions.
Parents are thereby not allowed to pay the registration fees of their wards at the public basic schools.