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Replace a PADI Certification Card

Replace a PADI Certification Card

Your Key to Unlock the Underwater World

A PADI® certification card is your passport to explore the world below the surface, and proof you’ve successfully completed PADI training.   Carry your PADI certification card with you to verify your diver training level with dive centers around the world.


Complete the online application below to replace or update your card, upgrade a Junior certification, buy a limited-edition or Project AWARE® version of your PADI certification card, or go digital with the purchase of a PADI eCard™.


Been awhile since your last dive?

If you've lost your certification card, and it's been more than a year since your last dive, we recommend checking out our PADI ReActivate refresher course. In addition to refreshing your dive skills and knowledge, you will also receive a new certification card with a new photo. You, your dive buddies, and your divemaster will appreciate that you've refreshed your skills and are fully prepared to dive on your next vacation.

Need to upgrade your Junior certification?

To upgrade your card from Junior to standard certification level, please complete the Replacement Card Online Application for your Junior certification level, and your card will print with the new/updated level with the age appropriate restrictions removed.

Order Your New Card Online


Proceed to the Replacement Card Online Application below to learn about available options including PADI eCards and Project AWARE limited edition cards. To complete the Diver Replacement Card Application online, be sure to use a computer for ease of use. (Mobile and tablet-friendly app coming soon.)

For a name change, please send legal documentation to before ordering your replacement card.​


Questions About Your Certification Card?

If you recently earned a new PADI certification, congratulations! Please note that it typically takes a couple of weeks to receive your certification cards. If you’ve been waiting for more than one month or have an issue with your new certification card, please contact PADI at 800-729-7234 or Scuba Frisco at 214-227-2494. If you have additional questions, please see PADI's Frequently Asked Questions.

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