Find a lost teacher reference number (TRN)

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Other ways to find your TRN

Your TRN may be shown on a:

  • payslip
  • teacher pension statement
  • teacher training records

The TRN has previously been known as a QTS, GTC, DfE, DfES and DCSF number.