Scuba Center has been selling quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment since 1973. You will find a wide selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment at both our Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations. Scuba Center Eagan
1571 Century Point
Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(651) 681-8434
Scuba Center Minneapolis
5015 Penn Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
(612) 925-4818

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 certification card may be necessary under the following circumstances:

 

  • 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.
PADI Certification Card Replacement | A PADI certification card is your passport to explore the world below the surface, and proof you’ve successfully completed PADI training. Carry your PADI certification card with you to verify your diver training level with dive centers around the world. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to replace or update your card, buy a Special Edition or Project AWARE® version of your PADI certification card, or go digital with the purchase of a PADI eCard.

*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.  We can make the arrangements for you at Scuba Center. 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 receive an email confirmation of the documentation shortly after we process it.  The new plastic card will be mailed to you (from PADI) 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 $46.00 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 BSAC CMAS DRI
GUE HSA IAHD IANTD
Int'l Training (SDI / TDI) Lifeguard Systems Los Angeles County NACD
NASDS (see SSI) NASE NSS-CDS NAUI
PDIC SAA SSI YMCA

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