Professional Association of Diving Instructors®, is known for its
slogan – The Way the World Learns to Dive® and is the
global leader in scuba diving education. If you have a scuba diving
question, the global PADI organization is here to help. Please review
our "Frequently Asked Questions", and if you
don’t find the answer you’re looking for, use the contact form to request additional assistance.
For questions about scuba gear,scuba diving lessons and dive trips, please contact your local PADI dive shop. Because dive conditions, gear and prices vary from region to region, you’ll get the most accurate information by contacting the dive shop directly.
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satisfaction achieved by PADI Members is the cornerstone of the PADI Quality Management program.
Complete a Course Evaluation Questionnaire or email QM@padi.com to report compliments or complaints
regarding PADI training. Consumer Alerts help uphold PADI's high standards
and quality service to protect your safety. If you’d like to verify the credentials of a PADI Pro, use Pro Chek™
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Resort? Check out employment opportunities at PADI Careers
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