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–
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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