Facebook Business Verification is different from Facebook Page Verification.
Please check the images below to understand the difference.
If you do not have a Facebook Business Manager Account, you can create one by visiting this page – https://business.facebook.com/create
Now, let’s talk about how you can complete Facebook Business Verification.
Step 1: Go to Facebook Business Manager (https://business.facebook.com)
Step 2: If you already have a business, select the business account. If you do not have a Facebook Business Manager account, you can create one by visiting https://business.facebook.com/create
Step 3: On the left navigation, click on ‘Business Settings’ option
Step 4: From the ‘Business Settings’ page, go to ‘Security Center’ on the left navigation
Step 5: Click on the ‘Start Verification’ button
Note: If the ‘Start Verification’ button is greyed/disabled (like the image below), you must follow some steps to enable it. Please read this quick 5-min guide to understand how to enable it.
Step 6: Fill in your Business Details on the next form
After applying for verification, it might take 1-5 business days to get a reply back from Facebook. If everything goes with the Facebook policies, your business manager will get approved.
This will help in unloading more awesome features such as WhatsApp business API access. To apply for WhatsApp Business APIs, you can use this link.
In some cases, no documents are required for Facebook Business Verification. This happens because Facebook may be able to match your business against the publicly available records. In that case, you will only be required to select from a list of publicly available records that Facebook shows you –
However, if no public match is found, you will need the below documents –
Apart from the above you also need to verify your business domain. For domain verification, a code shall be sent to your business email address and you have to enter it.
Once you have these details, you can fill the details here to get WhatsApp API approval in less than 5 days. Apply for WhatsApp API approval by clicking here
Facebook Business Verification is different from Facebook Page Blue Tick Verification and WhatsApp Account Green Tick Verification.
While Facebook Business Verification is granted to all valid businesses, the public verification ticks (blue tick and green tick) are only approved for highly reputed businesses. There is no fixed criteria/eligibility for the same.