How to find your AppleCare registration number

You'll need the AppleCare registration number to register a recently purchased AppleCare agreement if your agreement hasn't been registered yet.

If you purchase your AppleCare agreement at the same time as your hardware products from the Apple Online Store, the Apple Retail Store, or select Apple resellers, your AppleCare agreement may be automatically registered. To verify that your hardware is covered under the AppleCare agreement, click here.

To find the registration number of any of the boxed AppleCare agreements in the table below:


  1. Check inside the original retail box or envelope of the agreement. Refer to the table below for images of the boxes.
  2. Find a card or booklet called "Getting Started" or "Web Registration Instructions." This card or booklet will show your AppleCare agreement's registration number.


    • If you do not have the retail box or envelope or cannot find the card or booklet inside, contact AppleCare Agreement Support with your original receipt (or purchase order) and the serial number of the product covered by the agreement.

For detailed instructions by AppleCare agreement type, refer to the table below:


For Mac, iPad, iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV owners
AppleCare Protection Plan
AppleCare Protection Plan
For help desks For IT departments
AppleCare Technician Training
AppleCare Technician Training
AppleCare Xsan Support Agreement
AppleCare Xsan Support Agreement
AppleCare Premium Service and Support for Xserve
AppleCare Premium Service and Support
for Xserve

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After you find your registration number, you can activate your agreement online at AppleCare Agreement Support.

Apple registration numbers and Apple hardware product serial numbers may sometimes contain the number "0" (zero), but not the letter "O".

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