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Annual
DIVE COVER

We provide access to affordable annual dive cover plans to meet your needs.

Application & Renewal
TUTORIALS

Freedivers & Spear Fisherman
WE GOT YOU COVERED

Freedivers and spear fisherman have access to the annual dive cover benefits. Static or dynamic, constant or variable weight: these plans are designed to fully cover any freediving activity, including competitions but excludes world record attempts.

FAQs

Thinking about becoming a DAN member? Or are you a member with questions about your account? Explore our library of information for answers to the most commonly asked questions about DAN membership.

Membership For You

Divers Alert Network (DAN) is the world’s most recognised and respected dive safety organisation comprised of dive professionals and medical experts dedicated to supporting divers.

Through research, medical services, educational programs and global response initiatives, DAN has created an extensive network capable of providing divers around the world with vital services.

Every day, divers around the globe look too DAN as their dive safety organisation. Be part of the community and dive safe with DAN. Become a DAN member today.
Scuba Instructor

Benefits For You

Dive confidently knowing that you have the world’s leading dive safety organisation watching out for you. As a DAN Member, you not only receive valuable benefits, your membership helps support vital DAN health and safety initiatives.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION ASSISTANCE: DAN Members enjoy up to R900,000 of evacuation assistance coverage for diving and nondiving medical emergencies anytime you travel more than 100km from home.

24/7 EMERGENCY HOTLINE: Supporting divers worldwide, our staff is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to assist you with the coordination of emergency care and evacuation. +27 82-810-6010.

Benefits For You

MEDICAL INFORMATION LINE: Need non-urgent, medical information? Call us and speak to a specialist +27 82-810-6010. You can submit non-urgent medical questions via email anytime at danmedic@dansa.org.

WORLDCUE PLANNER: Your real-time resource offering information about vaccinations, travel document requirements, foreign exchange rates and travel advisories.

ALERT DIVER MAGAZINE: Alert Diver is the widest-circulated dive magazine in the world. The quarterly edition is an exclusive benefit of DAN membership.
Freediver

You

At DAN, we believe a smarter diver is a safer diver. That’s why, for over 20 years, we have made it our mission to deliver extensive educational and dive safety resources to help you stay safe — both in and out of the water.

HEALTH & DIVING REFERENCE LIBRARY: Developed from decades of DAN research and experience, this comprehensive collection of free resource materials provides vital insights into topics critical to diver health and safety.

SMART GUIDES TO SAFE DIVING: Each guide delivers relevant diver health and safety information in a concise, easy-to-read format.

SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES: In addition to DAN’s Dive blog, active social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube provide another medium for us to engage with our network of divers.

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 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. Dive Masters and Instructors working abroad must apply for Master membership within their country of residence within the DAN Southern Africa region prior to departure. To apply for a travel extension it is highly recommended to have additional travel insurance in place.

Dive Pro's Working Internationally

Dive Masters and Instructors working abroad now have access to the additional benefit of being able to extend their 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. When working outside the DAN Southern Africa territory, there will be an additional fee to extend their membership benefits based on the duration and the destination of the trip up to a maximum of a 365 days’ continuous period away. Dive Masters and Instructors working abroad must apply for Master membership within their country of residence within the DAN Southern Africa region prior to departure. To apply for a travel extension you will need additional travel insurance in place.

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.