Not everyone needs a medical signed by a doctor but if you have any questions at all you should ask your GP or a designated diving doctor. Use our Dive Otago medical flow chart to work out what medical you require.
If you are under 18 please ensure you get your parent of guardian to co-sign the form as well. If you have any questions about your medical call 0800 Dive Otago. As soon as you have completed your diving medical, take a copy for yourself return and it to Dive Otago as soon as you can.Medical Process
You are required to fill in the first page of this medical when completing any PADI Course with us. If you are completing a Discover Scuba Check the
You must also get it signed by a doctor if
Medicals signed by a Doctor are valid for one year but if anything changes, eg. you get prescribed any new medication you must get a new medical.Download Now
You are required to fill the medical questionnaire when completing a Discover Scuba Diving Session with us.
You must also get an RSTC Medical signed by a doctor if
If you need to get your RSTC Medical Signed by a doctor to complete your course, then we recommend visiting a Designated Diving Doctor. Designated Diving Doctors are able to carry out both recreational and Occupational/Commercial Dive Medicals and have special knowledge of how different medical conditions and medications are affected by scuba diving.
Phone: 03 477 4335
Fax: 03 477 4337
8 Coquet St
Phone: 03 434 1000
Fax: 03 434 1007
List of Designated Diving Doctors, authorised by the Diving Hyperbaric Medicine Service. These doctors can perform Recreational and comercial dive medicals and are best to use if you answer yes to anything on your dive medical or are completes a career programme.