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How to get verified on Twitter


By Ali Tufail | -

September 22, 2016 | 3 min read

If you are a brand / publisher / individual that takes their social media presence seriously, then getting verified on Twitter should be extremely important to you. The blue tick next to your user name can add a high level of trust and authority for users interacting with you.

How to get verified on twitter

How to get verified on twitter

Follow our step by step guide below on how to get verified on twitter and you should be on your way to getting verified.

Step 1) Missing information

Before you apply to get verified on Twitter you must have the following on your account:

  • Verified phone number
  • Confirmed email address
  • Bio
  • Profile photo
  • Header photo
  • Birthday
  • Website
  • Public tweets (private accounts can't get verified)

Fill any missing information on your Twitter account settings page

Twitter verification - Request to verify an account

Step 2) Apply to get verified

Once you are sure that you have all your info complete, request Twitter to verify your account to start the process. The account you are logged in with will automatically be filled in the form, confirm that this is correct and if this account is for a company, brand or organization, tick the relevant box on the page.

Twitter verification - username confirmaton

Step 3) Authenticity & Relevance

You will need to provide at least two websites that can help verify the authenticity of the account. According to twitter "choose sites that help express the account holder’s newsworthiness or relevancy in their field."

You will also need to provide a short description of why you feel this account should be verified, according to twitter "If it represents a corporation or company, let us know their mission."

Twitter verification - authenticity & relevance

Step 4) Review & Submit

Review the information you have provided to Twitter, if you are happy with it, you can go ahead and click submit. If not, then click back and change any info you need.

Twitter verification - review & submit

Step 6) Wait for your verification to be accpeted

If everything you submitted was correct you should see a thank you message. Your application will be reviewed by twitter and you will be notified by email on the success of your application. Good luck!

Twitter verification - wait

Read about how not to get verified on twitter.

Looking for more step by step guides, have a look at our Marketing guides page.

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