Frequently Asked Questions

     

    Having a PADI certification means you’ve successfully met the training and performance requirements for a particular PADI scuba diving course. Your PADI Diver certification is good for life, though it’s highly recommended that you take a refresher course if you haven’t been diving for an extended period.

    PADI Diving Society is an "optional" international dive club that you may join at any time. Society membership complements your diver training by providing a variety of member-only benefits including savings on dive-related purchases, scuba diving trips and a subscription to a dive magazine geared toward diving in your region.

    A PADI Diving Society Member is someone who has chosen to join PADI’s international diving club – the PADI Diving Society. Society membership provides a variety of member-only benefits including discounts on dive-related purchases, scuba diving trips and a subscription to a dive magazine geared toward diving in your region

    A PADI Professional Member is a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, Instructor or above.

    No. If you have a PADI certification card that doesn’t mean you are a PADI Diving Society member. To join PADI Diving Society, contact your local PADI Dive Center or Resort or visit PADI Diving Society online to join.

    PADI Diving Society membership is a benefit for all renewed PADI Professionals.

    In the United States and Canada, to renew or check the status of your membership, please call 888-333-7234 (toll free US) or +1 904 447 2535. Or, email PADcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the Asia-Pacific region, to renew or check the status of your membership, please email GPPcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the Europe, Middle-East and Africa region, please email  padidivingsociety.emea@padi.com for assistance.

    In the United States and Canada, please call 888-333-7234 (toll free US-only) or +1 904 447 2535. Or email PADcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the Asia-Pacific region, please email GPPcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com for assistance and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the Europe, Middle-East and Africa region, please email padidivingsociety.emea@padi.com for assistance and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the United States and Canada, please call 888-333-7234 (toll free US-only) or +1 904 447 2535. Or email PADcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the Asia-Pacific region, please email GPPcustserv@cdsfulfillment.com for assistance and include your full name and mailing address.

    In the Europe, Middle-East and Africa region, please email padidivingsociety.emea@padi.com for assistance and include your full name and mailing address.