Since 1997

Your Adventure! Your Safety!

Enrol today! DAN's Student Membership is free of charge to entry-level students from the first pool session to the qualifying dive or for a duration of six weeks. 

Eligibility to participate! Student Membership is open to any entry-level diver. The student can be registered by a certified instructor teaching in the DAN-SA region who is an active DAN-SA Master member. Students have the ability to make use of the self-registration process. Use the link below and simply reference the name, surname and DAN number of the instructor along with your basic details. 

Benefits Overview

​The benefits and specifications related to the Student Membership are listed below. The membership benefits listed below are applicable to the entry-level diver and not the dive instructor. 
Benefits Limits

Emergency medical expenses

R300 000

Transportation and/or repatriation R100 000

Emergency assistance services cover

Assistance service only

​DAN-SA cover is referred to as secondary coverage. Wherever possible, DAN-SA will arrange for expenses to be covered firstly by any other primary travel or medical insurance(s) your student may have, but we ensure that the student remains covered for emergency medical expenses, usually including possible shortfalls or policy restrictions.

Entry-Level Freediving Students

​Freediving instructors who are active DAN members and teach a recognised course within the DAN Southern Africa region can register their freediving entry-level students on the DAN Student Membership package. The recognised course details need to be specified on the application for registration. 

Entry-Level Spearfishing Students

Spearfishing instructors who are active DAN members and teach a recognised course within the DAN Southern Africa region can register their spearfishing entry-level students on the DAN Student Membership package. The recognised course details need to be specified on the application for registration. 
All membership applications are usually processed within 2 days. I​f you don't hear from us within 48 hours 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.