Applies to

Surface RT, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1.


Find the serial number on Surface

Before you can register your Surface or get it serviced, you need to know its 12-digit serial number.


Find the serial number on Surface

Serial number under kickstand

To find the serial number on Surface, flip out the kickstand and look for the 12-digit string of numbers near its base. The serial number will look like this: XXXXXXXXXXXX.

Find the serial number on the packaging

Image of serial number on packaging

If you still have the original packaging for your Surface, you can find the serial number on the barcode label.