PADI®, Professional Associaion 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please view our Frequently Asked Questions for quick answers on how to get scuba certified and updating or replacing your PADI certification card. 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.

PADI Travel

Planning a scuba diving holiday? For recommendations on the best places to dive, ask the local PADI dive operator, check out vacation spotlight destinations, talk to a dive travel specialist at PADI Travel.

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Advertise with PADI – Reach thousands of targeted customers via and gain exposure to PADI Professionals via The Undersea Journal and the PADI Pros’ Site.

Consumer Protection

Acknowledging and preserving the high level of customer satisfaction achieved by PADI Members is the cornerstone of the PADI Quality Management program.

Complete a Course Evaluation Questionnaire or email [email protected] 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™.

Careers at PADI

Looking for employment opportunities with a PADI Regional Headquarters or PADI Dive Center or Resort? Check out employment opportunities at PADI Careers.