How do I check my scuba certification?

Can you look up scuba certification?

Yes, there is an online database of certifications. However, it can only be accessed by PADI Members (Pros) or PADI (IRRA member) dive centers/resorts. The respective user will need your full name and date-of-birth to retrieve your records.

Does your scuba certification expire?

While PADI certification doesn’t actually expire, if you haven’t been diving in the last 12 months (or don’t remember how long it’s been!), it’s highly recommended that you re-certify via the PADI ReActivate program. Or, maybe you’re about to embark on a diving holiday and want to feel that bit more prepared.

What do I do if I lost my scuba certification?

Lost My PADI Diving Certificate

All you need to do is to order a replacement card online or through your nearest PADI Dive Center or Resort.

Can I find my PADI certification online?

Yes, there is an online database of certifications. However, it can only be accessed by PADI Members (Pros) or PADI (IRRA member) dive centers/resorts. The respective user will need your full name and date-of-birth to retrieve your records.

How much does a PADI eCard cost?

The eCard is available for purchase through PADI’s website for $37US, or through a PADI Dive Center or Instructor (member cost = one online PIC credit).

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What is my PADI number?

Answer: You can find your Professional Association of Diving Instructor® (PADI) certification number on your PADI certification card. If you are recently certified, you may not have your card yet. It can take a few weeks to receive your certification card.

What is a PADI eCard?

A PADI eCard is an electronic version of the plastic certification card. It displays information that instructors or dive operations around the world need to verify certification. The eCard will be hosted, managed and displayed through the existing free PADI App.

How do I renew PADI divemaster?

Convenient and Cost Effective – You may renew your membership online by logging onto the PADI Pros’ Site and navigating to the Online Membership Renewal option under the My Account tab. Online Renewal provides you the ability to renew one year at a time and to enroll in Automatic Renewal for future years.

Do I need a scuba refresher?

If a diver was certified Open Water but made no other dives after the course, then it would be sensible to do a refresher if the next dive is anything more than a few months later. For a diver with less than 20 logged dives then 6-12 months out of the water would warrant a tune-up of some description.

How long does PADI scuba certification last?

As an PADI Open Water Diver, your certification is good for life. If you do not actively participate in scuba for an extended period of time, however, it’s a good idea to refresh your skills through the PADI ReActivate class.

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Do PADI cards expire?

Your PADI certification never expires; but if you haven’t been diving in a while, it’s better to be over-prepared than risk a problem because you forget something important. Dive shops also appreciate seeing a recent ReActivated date on your certification card.