Welcome To Your Dive Safety Association

Congratulations! You have embarked upon your journey to become a certified diver and we welcome you to DAN – Your Dive Safety Association. For over 40 years, we have helped divers in need of emergency medical assistance and work tirelessly to improve dive safety through research, education, and training.

Your dive center has enrolled you as a DAN Student Member which provides free access to dive medical professionals, online safety information, and up to US$25,000 in medical expense coverage if you get injured during your entry-level training.*


Benefits Of DAN Student Membership 

At DAN, our safety professionals are behind you every step of the way.

Student Medical Expense Coverage

Covers dive-related injuries that occur both in and out of the water up to US$25,000 for up to 180 days after enrollment, or upon completion of the last certifying dive, whichever comes first.

Línea de emergencias disponible las 24 horas

DAN’s Emergency Hotline is staffed by a team of doctors, nurses, and paramedics 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to coordinate care and manage evacuations in the event of a diving emergency.

Línea de información médica

Talk to a medical specialist or Consulte a un médico online when you need nonurgent information about your fitness to dive, prescriptions, or dive physiology.

Giant Stride For New Divers

This new digital guide explains scuba gear and the critical elements of planning a dive. Proper dive etiquette, health and fitness, and dive travel are all covered. A must read for every new diver.

Digital Access To Alert Diver Magazine

DAN Student Membership provides digital access to Alert Diver que online.

Recursos de seguridad

Improve your safety knowledge with DAN’s Health and Diving Reference Library, case summaries, safety quizzes, Smart Guides, and videos.

*DAN Student Medical Expense Coverage is valid for up to 180 days after enrollment, or upon completion of the last certifying dive, whichever comes first.
Dive-related injuries that occur both in and out of the water are covered along with entry-level scuba and breath-hold diving.


Upgrade to Annual DAN Membership & Coverage Packages

DAN Student Members can upgrade to Annual DAN Membership & Coverage Packages at any time.

BENEFITS REGULAR MEMBERSHIP ENHANCED MEMBERSHIP
Emergency Medical Transportation & Travel Assistance Benefits Up To US$150,000 Up To US$500,000
Alert Diver Magazine Subscription Digital Only Print + Digital
Los beneficios de DAN TravelAssist® Benefits Regular Enhanced
Global Security Evacuation X
Search & Rescue Coverage X
Access To Purchase DAN Dive Accident Insurance
Línea de emergencias disponible las 24 horas
Medical & Safety Consultations
New Severe Infectious Disease & Quarantine Coverage X Up To US$5,000
Annual Individual Membership US$40 US$75
Annual Family Membership US$60 USD 100

Optional travel assistance packages are also available.

Cobertura anualNacional
LOC
AL USD 65
Mundial
MASTER
USD 100
Mundial
 PREFERRED
USD 125
Transporte de emergencia médicaHasta USD 10 000 Hasta USD 150 000Hasta USD 150 000 
Repatriación de restosincluidaSublímite de USD 10 000Sublímite de USD 10 000
Repatriación para recibir atención avanzadaincluidaPrestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000Prestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000
Sepelio localincluidaSublímite de USD 10 000Sublímite de USD 10 000
Visita de un familiar o amigo 
(incluye un acompañante)
N/CSublímite de USD 1000Sublímite de USD 1000
Regreso de emergencia a casa: muerte de un familiarN/CPrestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000Prestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000
Regreso de un hijo dependienteN/CPrestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000Prestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000
Regreso del acompañante N/CPrestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000Prestación incluida en el límite de USD 150 000
*MTV (máximo toda la vida), PE (por evento)

Preguntas frecuentes

How much does DAN Student Membership cost?

DAN Student Membership is provided at no cost to you and is fully subsidized by DAN.

When does my Student Membership begin?

Your membership becomes active as soon as you are registered by your dive operator and you receive a confirmation email, which also contains your Student Member card and member number.

When does my Student Membership expire?

DAN Student Membership expires when your last certifying dive is completed, or 180 days after enrollment, whichever comes first.

Can I upgrade or extend my membership?

Students may become DAN members at any time during their training. Simply log into your Member Portal and upgrade your Student Membership to a full DAN annual coverage package. If you need assistance, you can reach our Customer Service Team at +1-202-470-0929, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm ET. You can also send an email to 

What does DAN Student Membership Cover?

DAN Student Medical Expense policy covers any diving activity, in- or out-of-water, that is necessary to meet standards for receiving open-water scuba diving certification or entry-level certification for breath-hold diving. Covered activities include, but are not limited to, donning or doffing dive equipment, swimming, diving and traveling by charter boat to a diving destination. “Diving activities” begin from the moment students lift their BCDs until the moment their equipment is placed on the ground, or for breath-hold diving and snorkeling, from the moment they enter until they
exit the water.

Does this program cover free-dive training?

Yes, the DAN Student Medical Expense Coverage program is available to entry-level breath-hold divers.


Servicio al cliente

América Latina y el Caribe

De lunes a viernes, de 8:30 a.m. a 5 p.m. (hora del este)

Teléfono: +1-202-470-0929 (atención en inglés)

Teléfono: +52-55-8421-9866 (atención en español)

Correo electrónico: 

Alternativas para contactarse con América Latina y el Caribe

Skype: “DANWorldEng” para inglés
“DANWorldSp” para español

Converse con nosotros WhatsApp

Síganos en Facebook

Síganos en Twitter

Síganos en YouTube

Línea de Emergencia 24/7

+1-919-684-9111

1-800-088-200
desde de Australia

+62-21-5085-8719
desde Indonesia

Los médicos de DAN están disponibles
24 / 7 / 365

Línea de información médica

Obtenga respuestas a sus consultas de salud y buceo (que no sean situaciones de emergencia).

De lunes a viernes, de 8:30 a.m. a 5 p.m. (hora del este)

+1-919-684-2948

En línea: Consulte a un médico

Recibirá una respuesta en 24 a 48 horas.


This plan is underwritten by Accident & General Insurance Company, Limited. (the “Company”). The Company will pay the benefits under the Policy in accordance with and subject to this Diver’s Certificate of Insurance. This Certificate is a legal contract between the Company, Policyholder and the Insured. Insureds are covered against losses subject to the provisions, limitations and exclusions contained herein.

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