Replace Your PADI Scuba Certification Card

    For the fastest delivery, order a  replacement card online using a credit card and digital photo. You can choose to receive a standard certification card or choose from a series of eye-catching designs:

    • Limited Edition PADI Certification Cards – $42 US or $46 CAD
      These limited edition replacement cards capture the excitement of diving with turtles, getting up close and personal with a brightly colored clown fish and the graceful beauty of the ray. Order a new limited edition replacement card today!
    • Project AWARE Certification Cards – $52 US or $56 CAD ($42/46 for card plus a $10 donation)
      Show the world that you’re passionate about protecting underwater environments. Order a Project AWARE certification card and donate at least $10 US (you can donate more) to Project AWARE. For more information about projects that are funded by your donations, visit projectaware.org.

    Your  local PADI Dive Center or Resort can also help you request a replacement card.Need your certification card quickly?

    Priority processing and overnight mail service is available.  Order your card online and contact the PADI Customer Service Department before 9:30am (PST) the next business day by calling 800 729 7234 (US and Canada) or +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2430.

    Please note that overnight delivery is not available on weekends or holidays.

    Need to upgrade your PADI Junior Diver certification?

    At 15 years old, you can upgrade your certification card so that you no longer have age-related restrictions while scuba diving.  Order your replacement card online and the system will automatically produce an upgraded card based on your age. For information about PADI Junior Diver certifications or upgrading certification cards contact your  local PADI Dive Center or Resort.

    Prefer to order by mail or email?

    Download the  replacement card form (PDF) and mail it along with your photo and $42 US or $46 CAD processing fee to:

    Replacement Card Processing
    30151 Tomas Street
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    Or, email the completed form with your credit card information along with a digital photo to  customerservice@padi.com.

    Please add $15 US for priority processing. (This is for processing the request only and does not include priority shipping). Check with your local post office for priority shipping fees. Below is an estimate:

    Express Mail $21.00 
    FedEx Envelope $20.00 
    FedEx Envelope - Hawaii and Alaska$23.00 
    UPS Envelope - Residential $10.00 
    UPS Envelope - Hawaii and Alaska - Residential$27.30
    UPS Envelope - Commercial$  6.00 
    UPS Envelope - Hawaii and Alaska - Commercial    $22.00 



    Update Your Certification Card

    Changed your name?

    Complete the  replacement card form (PDF), attach a copy of legal documentation reflecting your name change and either mail it to the address listed below, or fax it to +1 949 267 1261, or email customerservice@padi.com.

    Certification Card Processing
    30151 Tomas Street
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

    Want to update your contact information?
    Become a  ScubaEarth® member – it’s free. Any certifications connected with your name, email and date of birth will be linked to your profile. You can update your email or mailing address information by clicking the Edit Profile link that appears under your ScubaEarth profile picture. Scroll down and click the Update Address button. Type in the updated info and click Submit to save the information.

    Problem with your new certification card?

    If there is a spelling error or other problem with your new certification card, please contact the PADI Customer Service Department at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada), +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2430.

    Ask about a card that has not yet arrived

    Typically, your certification card should arrive within two weeks after your PADI Instructor, Dive Center or Resort requested your card. If you’ve been waiting for more than a month, contact the PADI Customer Service Department at 800 729 7234 (US and Canada), +1 949 858 7234, ext. 2430 or your local dive shop or resort.