About verified business accounts

Some verified accounts are owned by a notable person, brand, or entity while others are subscribed to Meta Verified.
  • Verified badges mean an account has been verified based on their activity on WhatsApp and information or documents they provide.
  • Meta Verified is a paid monthly subscription that comes with features like the verified badge, account support, impersonation protection, and more. Note: Meta Verified for Business on WhatsApp may not be available to you yet. Join the waitlist now.
Verified business accounts have been authenticated using a multi-step verification process to help you know whether you're chatting with the right business.
A verified badge
verified business
on a business profile gives customers more confidence when engaging with a business on WhatsApp. The badge means the business was verified by Meta based on their activity on WhatsApp and documents they provide.
For more information about chatting with a business, read this article. To learn more about Meta Verified for Business on WhatsApp, read this article.
If you'd like to stop a business from contacting you, learn how to block them in this article.
Note: Every WhatsApp message is protected by the same Signal encryption protocol that secures messages before they leave your device. When you message a WhatsApp business account, your message is delivered securely to the destination chosen by the business.
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