Annual Dive Cover

You can join DAN as a recreational diving individual, family, free-divers or spear fisherman. DAN membership includes payment for the cost of hospitalisation, medical and hyperbaric treatment, and certain other costs associated with diving-related accidents. Only Plus and Mater members receive the Alert Diver subscription.

Standard

For the general diver

R91

per month

R300 000 Dive Cover
Evacuation Assistance
International Dive Cover
R500 000 Personal Liability
Add Additional Diving Family Members
Depth Limit40 meters
R908 Annual Once-Off Fee
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Plus

For the active diver

R111

per month

R500 000 Dive Cover
Evacuation Assistance
International Dive Cover
R1 000 000 Personal Liability
Add Additional Diving Members
International Non-Diving Related Cover
Depth Limit 40 meters
R1 211 Annual Once-Off Fee

Master

For the dive professional

R122

per month

R600 000 Dive Cover
Evacuation Assistance
lntemational Dive Cover
R2 000 000 Personal Liability
Add Additional Diving Family Members
lntemational Non-Diving Related Cover
Depth Limit 100 meters
Suitable for Technical Divers
Technical Depth Limit 250 Meters
R1 413 One-Off Annual Fee

Application
Processing Time

All applications are usually processed within 2-days. If you don't hear from us within 2-days after submitting an application please contact the DAN-SA office directly on +27 11 266 4900 or at mail@dansa.org. Please note that the DAN administrative office is closed on weekends and public holidays.

Dive Pro's working in Southern Africa

Dive Masters and Instructors working abroad within the DAN Southern Africa region now have access to the additional benefit of being able to extend their diving-only cover benefits, on specific application and only as a Master member. To activate this extension benefit, an application will need to be submitted to the DAN office for approval whenever the period exceeds 90 consecutive days, for each successive 90-day period.
 
It is necessary to contact the DAN office within 85 days when working abroad within the DAN Southern Africa region to be able to extend the membership benefits for any additional 90 day period.
 
Dive Masters and Instructors working abroad must apply for Master membership within their country of residence prior to departure.

Dive Pro's working Internationally

Dive Masters/Instructors working abroad now have access to the additional benefit of being able to extend their diving-only cover benefits up to a period of 365 days, on specific application and only as a Master member. To activate this extension benefit, an application will need to be submitted to the DAN office for approval whenever the period exceeds 90 consecutive days, for each successive 90-day period.
 
It is necessary to contact the DAN office within 85 days when working abroad to be able to extend the membership benefits for any additional period, with an overall limit of 365 days. If the period exceeds 365 days, the Dive Masters/Instructors will need to join the relevant international DAN office in the area that they are working in.
 
For Dive Masters/Instructors working outside the DAN Southern Africa territory, there will be an additional fee to extend their diving only membership benefits. Diving-only cover may be extended, based on contacting the office and requesting extended cover, for a fee of R350 per 90 day period, up to a maximum of a 360 days continuous period away.
 
Dive Masters/Instructors working abroad must apply for Master membership within their country of residence within the DAN Southern Africa region prior to departure.

Free-divers & Spear Fisherman

Free-divers
Free-divers participating in competitions will need to join as Master members and be registered with Pure Apnea or SAFF. In addition, an emergency plan for freedivers engaging in a competition needs to be submitted to the DAN office for each such event by the Pure Apnea or SAFF approved organisers.

Spear Fisherman
Avoid hyperventilation prior to diving (i.e., defined as taking more than 4 deep breaths prior to diving), avoid bottom times in excess of 90 seconds, avoid depths in excess of 25 meters, never dive alone, never attach speared or wounded fish to your body via a stinger or similar device, where possible & inform DAN of any spearfishing trips prior to departure. 

Spear-fishermen participating in competitions will need to join as Master members and be registered with SAUFF. In addition, an emergency plan for spear-fishermen engaging in a competition needs to be submitted to the DAN office for each such event by the SAUFF approved organisers.