How to Get Your Facebook Business Page Verified

Facebook has recently released a way for business pages to be verified.  Yes, verified like a celebrity with a Screen Shot 2016-02-19 at 12.07.02 AM next to your business name like this:

Verified Facebook Business Page

According to Facebook “Verified Pages appear higher in search results”.

Facebook Page Verification

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

Settings - Verify Facebook Business Page


Under General you’ll see Page Verification – Select Edit,  and then Verify this page.

Page Verification - Facebook Business 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.

Phone Facebook Business Page Verification


You’ll enter the Verification Code you receive:

Facebook Verification Number


If it’s verified you’ll receive this notification.

Facebook Verified Business Page Confimation


If Facebook is not able to verify the phone number you’ll receive this message:

Page Not Verified - Facebook Business Page


You can try another phone number or you can Verify with Documents.

Verify Facebook Business Page with Documents


Once submitted it should be verified within a few weeks.

This is what it like once verified.

Verified Facebook Business Page

About Jose Victor Castellanos

Jose has a passion for helping businesses understand and utilize internet marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Providing marketing consulting for over 5 years.