How do I get a replacement scuba card?

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.

How much is a PADI replacement card?

Well, you can go to PADI’s website to request a replacement, and it will cost you $37 to get it shipped to you. Or if you want to upload your certification onto your cell phone via PADI’ eCard app , it will also cost you $37 — for each certification.

Can you look up PADI 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.

How long does it take to get a replacement PADI card?

Please note that it typically takes a couple of weeks to receive your certification cards. If you’ve been waiting for more than one month or have an issue with your new certification card, please contact your PADI office or local PADI Dive Center or Resort.

How can I get a free PADI card?

Free eCard for renewed PADI Pro’s

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To get your eCard, download the PADI App at Use your PADI Pro website login credentials to access your eCard.

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.

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.

Is PADI certification good for life?

Will my certification expire? No, your certification will not expire. 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.

Is it illegal to scuba dive without certification?

It is not illegal to dive without certification, but no reputable dive center or club would allow someone to dive with them without first being certified to scuba dive. … It’s not that diving is difficult, it just requires a specific set of skills.