Facebook has recently released a way for business pages to be verified. Yes, verified like a celebrity with a next to your business name like this:
According to Facebook “Verified Pages appear higher in search results”.
Here are the steps you take to get your business page verified.
Go to your business page (you must be an admin) and select setting in the top right
Under General you’ll see Page Verification – Select Edit, and then Verify this page.
There are two ways to Verify your page. Via Phone or Submitting Documents. Via Phone is instant verification. If you have trouble it doesn’t take too long for them to verify the documents as long as you submit what the ask for.
Fill in the business phone number that is publicly listed. Select Call Me Now and the call is initiated.
You’ll enter the Verification Code you receive:
If it’s verified you’ll receive this notification.
If Facebook is not able to verify the phone number you’ll receive this message:
You can try another phone number or you can Verify with Documents.
Once submitted it should be verified within a few weeks.
This is what it like once verified.