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You can find your CIW registration number on your registration certificate or on your CIW online account.

First published:
22 December 2022
Last updated:

If it starts with a W, it will be 10 or 12 characters long and will look like one of these examples:

  • W112345678
  • W161234567
  • W15/12345678
  • W16/12345678

If your number has the forward slash character ‘/’, this must be included.

Newer CIW registration numbers are 11 characters in length and start with the letters CYM, for example: CYM00002456.

Care Inspectorate Wales.