A serial number is required to use your Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements software.
If you've purchased your product from Adobe.com, you can find the product serial number in your Adobe account.
If you purchased your product from a reseller, here's how to find your redemption code and serial number.
The prepaid keycard contains a redemption code for use to obtain the serial number and download the product.
The product box contains an insert with instructions for how to redeem your product, access the serial number and download the product.
If you have a Student and Teacher Edition, depending on your region, go to one of the following sites to submit your verification request to acquire a serial number.
North America: www.adobe.com/go/edu-validate
Outside North America, one of the following:
Verification can take 2–30 days.