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Scuba Diving Certification Card Replacement Information PADI Certification Card Replacement Info How to replace a Scuba Diving Certification Card --

Replace Your PADI Certification Card

A replacement card may be necessary under the following circumstances:PADI Certification Card Replacement

  • You've changed your name (include a copy of legal documentation of name change).*
  • You are upgrading from any PADI Junior Diver certification.
  • You would like to replace your existing card with a Project AWARE Edition Certification Card.
  • Your PADI Diver certification card was lost.
  • Your PADI Diver certification card was damaged.

*Name changes must be completed directly with PADI.  Supporting documentation will be required.
See option 3 below for details.

PADI Certification Card Replacement Info | Project AWARE "Dolphin" Certification Card | When replacing your PADI C-card you have the option of receiving the standard certification card or a special Project Aware version (available by making a minimum $5 donation to Project Aware).When replacing your PADI C-card you have the option of receiving the standard card or a special Project Aware version (available by making a minimum $5 donation to Project Aware).  Card designs change each year. All proceeds go to the Project AWARE Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the underwater environment.  To learn more about Project Aware and other environmental organizations, visit our Environmental Awareness section.

To replace your PADI certification card, we can offer you a few options:

1.  Replacement while you wait. That's right, we can now make the arrangements for you on the spot, while you wait. Here is how this option works. Stop by either Scuba Center location to have us replace your PADI credentials instantly. We will take your photo with our digital camera and process your request for you. You will leave the store with a print out of the documentation to take with you on your trip, and a new plastic card will be mailed to you in a few weeks.

2.  If you have a digital photograph of yourself and a credit card, you can replace your PADI certification card on-line.  Simply follow the instructions provided when you reach this section of their site.

3.  Download the PADI Certification Card Replacement Form---(PDF). Complete the form and enclose a passport size, 1 3/4" X 2 1/4" photo, along with a $39.95 processing fee (additional fee for priority processing). If you have had a recent name change, please provide copies of any name change documents. (e.g. marriage license, court documents, etc.).
Send the request to:

PADI
Research Department
30151 Tomas Street
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688


Scuba Diving Certification Agencies | ANDI, BSAC, CMAS, DRI, ERDI, GUE, HSA, IAHD, IANTD, IDEA, International Training, Lifeguard Systems, LA County, NACD, NASDS, NASE, NSS-CDS, NAUI, PDIC, PSA, SDI, SSA, SSI, TDI, YMCA,... | Certification Card Replacement Contact Info. for other Certification Agencies Scuba Diving Certification Agencies | ANDI, BSAC, CMAS, DRI, ERDI, GUE, HSA, IAHD, IANTD, IDEA, International Training, Lifeguard Systems, LA County, NACD, NASDS, NASE, NSS-CDS, NAUI, PDIC, PSA, SDI, SSA, SSI, TDI, YMCA,... | Certification Card Replacement Contact Information

While PADI does the vast majority of certifications world wide, it is possible you were certified by another agency.
Use the contact information below to arrange for a replacement card from the following agencies:

ANDI
(American Nitrox Divers Int'l)
BSAC
(British Sub-Aqua Club)
CMAS
(Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques)
DRI
(Dive Rescue Int'l)
GUE
(Global Underwater Explorers)
HSA
(Handicapped Scuba Assn. Int'l)
IAHD
(Int'l Assn. for Handicapped Divers)
IANTD
(Int'l Assn. of Nitrox & Technical Divers)
IDEA
(Int'l Diving Educators Assn.)
Int'l Training, Inc.
(TDI / SDI / ERDI)
Lifeguard Systems, Inc. Los Angeles County
(LA County Dept. of Parks and Recreation)
NACD
(Nat'l Assn. for Cave Diving)
NASDS
(Nat'l Assn. of Scuba Diving Schools) (see SSI)
NASE
(Nat'l Academy of Scuba Educators)
NSS-CDS
(Nat'l Speleological Society / Cave Diving Section)
NAUI
(Nat'l Assn. of Underwater Instructors)
PDIC
(Professional Diving Instructors Corporation)
PSA
(Professional Scuba Assn.)
SAA
(Sub-Aqua Assn.)
SSI
(Scuba Schools Int'l)
YMCA
(Young Men's Christian Assn. Scuba Program)
 

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