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lalangosta
posted : September 22, 2009 Post subject: lost log book & id card
hi there if anyone can help answer my question id be very greatfull .
im goin to egypt in 2 days and for last two days iv been tearing the house to pieces lookin for my log book and my certification id card. what should i expect when i get to egypt without it ? i cant for the life of me find it anywhere. will i still be able to dive when i get there or should i prepare for the worst ??? thanks for reading

 
Diveshark
posted : September 24, 2009 Post subject: lost log book & id card
Most dive centers have the ability to check your creds, along with photo id. Normally the Dive center will log into Padi Professional Site, and then be able to check your Name, DOB and Photo to clear you for diving.

The problem comes with the Experience you have had. Some places need to see that you have completed a certain amount of Dives in a certain situation (I.E night, Boat, Drift, Wreck) regardless of your Qualification, purely for their insurance or protection.

I would call the Dive Center and explain the situation to them.

And a tip is to KEEP THE LOG BOOK SAFE!!!

Good luck!

 
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