All official KMDSI Technician and Operator/User Certificates& Certificate Cards are issued by Dive Lab only. Dive Lab issues Certificates and/or Certificate cards after reviewing the course completion forms submitted from authorized KMDSI Dealer trainers and authorized commercial diver training schools. Dealer and schools are not authorized to issue their own certificates and Technician and/or Operator/User training.

If you do not have a Dive Lab issued certificate or a Certification card then you are not an authorized/recognized Kirby Morgan Technician.

OPERATOR/USERS, TECHNICIANS & TECHNICIAN INSTRUCTORS – Will receive a Wallet Card & (Optional Paper Certificate)

Dive Lab is now replacing paper certificate for a plastic wallet size card, similar to credit/hotel room cards) for Operator/Users, Technicians & Technician Instructors.  The cost of the new wallet card will remain the same $30.00 each. We will no longer be issuing paper certificates to Technicians, Technician Instructors and Operator/Users, unless specifically requested for an additional $20.00.

DEALERS & DEALER INSTRUCTORS – Will receive a Paper Certificate & (Optional Wallet Card)

Dealers and Dealer Instructors will  be issued paper certificates only for $30.00 each.  An option to order a Plastic Wallet Card is available for an additional $20.00 per card.


Dive Lab will mail wallet cards/paper certificates at no cost to our customers using Regular US Postal Service – without tracking. However, many countries experience difficulty with reliable postal service, therefore please let us know if you would like to pay additional fee for tracking service such as  FED EX, DHL, International Priority with Tracking or others.

Dive Lab is not responsible for lost mail.


First time students will receive a 3 year certificate. Returning students will receive a 4 year re-certification, but only if their previous certificate has not expired. It is the responsibility of a Technician to always stay current on their certifications!

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