If you want to register or get service for your Surface Type Cover, you'll need to know its serial number. Here's some info to help you locate the serial number for your Type Cover.

Note: Not sure which Type Cover model you have? You can find out when you register it with your Microsoft account. For more info on registering it, see How to register your Surface.

Find the serial number on your Surface Type Cover

Serial number on Cover

You can find the serial number for your Type Cover near the center or to one side of its spine (the area that attaches to your Surface). The serial number is a string of numbers that looks something like this:


Find the serial number on the packaging

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

Barcode on Surface Cover packaging

If you bought a Type Cover separately, the serial number barcode label will be on the box that your Type Cover came in.

Cover serial number on box

If you bought a Surface that came bundled with a Type Cover, the serial number will be on the barcode label on the box along with the serial number for your Surface.


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