• PADI Dive Centers, Resorts and individual professional members must be in good standing and authorized to conduct PADI courses and programs. Be proactive and check credentials of any dive operation or instructor that offers you PADI training.

    Use the following reports to avoid selecting scuba diving instructors, assistant instructors, divemasters, dive centers or resorts who are not qualified to offer PADI courses or programs. These lists are updated regularly, but if you need additional information, please contact a PADI Regional Headquarters.

    Notices to protect you from possible misrepresentations by dive operators or individuals. The individuals and dive operators listed here can’t represent themselves as PADI Members or conduct PADI courses. More Info.

    List of PADI Members (instructors, assistant instructors, and divemasters) expelled from the organization within the last few years. Those listed are no longer PADI Members, can’t conduct PADI courses nor represent themselves as PADI Members. Expulsion results after a PADI Member refuses to implement corrective measures, or when the nature of the complaint is so severe that expulsion is necessary to protect the public or to preserve the reputation of the PADI organization. More Info.

    List of PADI Dive Centers and Resorts expelled from the organization within the last few years. Those listed are no longer PADI Members, can’t conduct PADI courses nor represent themselves as PADI Members. Expulsion only results after a PADI Dive Center or Resort refuses to implement corrective measures, or when the nature of the complaint is so severe that expulsion is necessary to protect the public or to preserve the reputation of the PADI organization. More Info.

    List of PADI Dive Centers, Resorts and individual members suspended from the organization for a specified time (temporary status). During suspension, individual members, dive centers, or resorts can’t represent themselves as PADI Members or conduct PADI courses. More Info.