How to have the account verified on Instagram

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Preliminary information

Before explaining to you how to have the account verified on Instagram, let me give you some preliminary information about it.

You must first know that the badge with blue check mark which is obtained by verifying your account and is displayed next to your username serves to confirm that the social network team has certified the profile, recognizing that it is the one officially managed by a public figure, a company or any other person who carries out work of public interest.



In order to obtain the verified account on Instagram, the profile must first comply with the conditions of use and terms of service of the social network, after which it must be public, have a biography, A 'profile picture and at least one post published. The account must also represent a private individual, company or public figure.

The request for account verification must be made through the app settings of Instagram for Android or iOS and the badge obtained be removed at any time by the social network team, in case of sharing false or misleading information or in case of violation of the terms of service of Instagram.

Finally, please note that submitting a verification request does not automatically guarantee its approval. If this fails, you can resubmit your request later 30 days.

If the request is not approved, do not worry: you can implement some alternative solutions, such as those I will talk about later and which allow you to highlight the authenticity of your Instagram profile.

Find more information regarding the official procedure relating to the verification of an Instagram account and on the alternative operations to be implemented in the event of a negative outcome in the next lines. Then read on to find out more.



How to have the account verified on Instagram

Having made the necessary premises relating to the characteristics that distinguish the badge verified di Instagram, let's see together, step by step, how to forward the request for the verification of your account to the social network team.

That said, to get started, launch the Instagram by pressing on its icon located on the home screen and / or in the drawer of your device, then log in to your account, if required.

Now, press onicona dell'omino or profile thumbnail located in the bottom menu, to access your profile screen. Then tap on the ☰ icon located in the upper right corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, press on the items Settings> Account> Request verification.

At this point, fill out the form that is shown to you, indicating yours name and surname, nominative with whom you are known and the category reference of your account. Also, tap on the item Choose a file, to attach a photo of your identity document.

In the event that the account refers to that of a company, you will have to attach an official company document, such as the tax return or l 'constitutive Act. After filling in all the text fields relating to the requested information, send the verification question by clicking on the button Send.

Following the submission of the request, the social network team will take care of analyzing it: when it is examined, you will receive a notification that will inform you whether your account has been verified or not. In case of a negative result, I remind you that you can send a new request after 30 days.


Workarounds to verify an account on Instagram


If the request for the badge is not successful, you can implement alternative solutions that allow you to highlight the authenticity of your profile through some of the main features of Instagram.

For example, the first solution you can put in place if you want to highlight the authenticity of your profile in the eyes of followers, is to switch to a corporate Instagram account.


This procedure can be carried out through the menu Settings> Accounts of the app of Instagram for Android and iOS it is useful as it allows you to connect a Facebook page and also to enter information relating to external contact methods Instagram. For more information on this, I suggest you read my guide dedicated to switching to a corporate Instagram account.

In addition, it is also useful to change the biography of your profile, using the button Modification, in order to insert, in the text field Website, the link that leads to your official website or that of your company. In this regard, I invite you to read my guide dedicated to how to edit your Instagram profile, in which I have provided you with all the useful information on how to optimize your profile's biography.


Finally, the stories di Instagram: these, in fact, can be used in an engaging way, to introduce yourself to people or to present your company or business. Through the multimedia editor of the social network, in fact, it is possible to share photos and videos, modifying them through the use of various filters and effects.

That said, if you still don't know this tool in detail, I invite you to deepen the subject, reading my detailed guide dedicated to creating stories on Instagram. You will not regret!

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