Medical fitness

Before diving in the Netherlands everyone must have a medical assessment (no older than 12 months) showing that they are fit enough to dive. Some factors that may disqualify for diving are asthma, diabetes, epilepsy.

Hyperbaric units

Diving Medical Center Royal Neth. Navy
Naval PO Box 10.000, 1780 CA Den Helder
Tel.: +31 223653214
Fax: +31 223653148
E-mail: ravhulst@wxs.nl

Hyperbaric Center Academical Medical Center Amsterdam
Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
Tel.: +31 205664500
Fax: +31 205664440
E-mail: a.j.vanderkleij@amc.uva.nl

Institute for Hyperbaric Medicine
Amshoffwweg 7, N-7909 AK Hoogeveen
Tel.: +31 528233343
Fax: +31 528234259
E-mail: info@ivhg.nl

Diving emergency

DAN Europe Office Benelux
Tel.: +39 858930333
Fax: +39 858930050
(Tel./Fax numbers refer to Central Office in Italy)
E-mail: benelux@daneurope.org


There are no essential vaccination requirements for the Netherlands.