To apply for the verification badge on the Instagram platform, you will have to follow some simple steps. Continue reading to know more about the Instagram Verification Badge

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Step 1- To begin with, you will have to ensure having a business account. Switch to business account from your personal account.

Step 2- Visit your business profile and then select on the menu button visible on the top right corner of your profile.

Step 3- Tap on the settings icon (the settings icon is in the shape of a tiny gear)

Step 4- Tap on the account option listed which is made visible to you after clicking on the settings icon

Step 5- Tap on the “Request verification” option which is seen in the bottom of the list.

Step 6- You will have to upload a picture of your business documents or the identity card representing your business, this is important for the Instagram to know whether or not your business is legal.

Step 7- After uploading the documents, you will be required to fill in the other mandatory details- fill out your name, professional name and the category type of your business.

Step 8- Click on the send button once you are done filling out all the details specified.

Note- Ensure reading the complete section where you will asked to upload your business documents or the identity card. You will be requiring a government verified ID which clearly displays your name and your date of birth. For instance- Passport, National ID and the Driver’s License. For business or brand verification, you will requiring the tax filings or a utility bill.

And you will be done here.

You will be notified once your account is fully reviewed by the Instagram. Expect a reply within a couple of days.

Requirements for Instagram verification-

Be authentic- Be who you say you are in order to pass the verification process of the account whether your account represents a person, business or a brand. For instance- a baking page cannot fill out the details of makeup artist in the verification details.

Be unique- You will have to stand out to highlight your page to Instagram. Fan accounts, Meme accounts, feature accounts do not get verified by Instagram.

Be Notable- Businesses or brands that are highly searched by the users are important to grab the verification badge on the Instagram.

Be complete- Public account with a bio, profile picture and at least one post in a feed is important for the verification badge.

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