How to get Meta Verified on Instagram

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Some users now have the option to pay for verification on Instagram through Meta Verified. Here’s everything you need to know if you want to subscribe to verification on the app and become verified on Instagram.

In March 2023, Meta announced that they would be rolling out Meta Verified on Facebook and Instagram in the US, which is a subscription service that allows users to pay for verification on the platforms.

It costs $14.99 a month on mobile, and $11.99 a month on the web, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg explaining that, “you can get a badge, proactive impersonation protection, and direct access to customer support.”

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If you want to get verified on Instagram through Meta Verified, here’s how to do it.

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How to get Meta Verified on Instagram

Meta Verified is currently not available in all locations. However, you can sign up for the waitlist here.

If Meta Verified is available to you, you can subscribe by doing as follows:

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  1. Open the Instagram app
  2. Tap your profile at the bottom of the screen
  3. If Meta Verified is available to you, you should see the option to subscribe at the top
  4. Tap ‘Subscribe’ and follow the on-screen instructions.

You can also subscribe through the Accounts Center in settings.

Note: You must also meet the eligibility requirements of Meta Verified:

  • Account must be associated with your full name, align with naming standards, and have a profile picture including your face.
  • You must have two-factor authentication enabled
  • Must meet minimum activity requirements like prior posting history
  • You need to have a government-issued ID that matches the name on your profile and profile photo
  • Must meet Terms of Use and Community Guidelines

If you want to know more about how to use Instagram, you can check out our other guides here:

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