Are you looking for the process of Facebook page verification in Nepal? Or wondering how to verify your page/ profile?
This post contains the exact information you need to know about verifying Facebook pages and accounts from Nepal.
one question before we start,
Do you know the chance of user engagement with a verified page’s post on Facebook is comparatively higher than of non-verified pages?
Verified Facebook pages and accounts have several advantages and plus points starting from broad reach and engagement to brand recognition.
This blog is all about the verification on Facebook for pages and profiles. I have collected information which can be very helpful for you.
In the first part of this article, I will be sharing with you what a verified Facebook is, the differences between the blue badge and grey badge. Then we will jump into the why part of Facebook page/ profile verification followed by the verification process that you can follow for verifying your Facebook page or profile in Nepal.
The final section contains a complete list! Categorised list of different Facebook pages and accounts (mostly pages) from Nepal that is currently verified on Facebook. These pages have a blue badge.
I keep updating the list ocassionally, if you think I have missed any pages/ profiles you can let me know through the comment section of this page!
Okay, after this outline let’s dive into the main topic!
What is a verified Facebook page or account?
Verified page or profile on Facebook is approved and confirmed by Facebook through the verification process. When a page or account is verified on Facebook, this means this particular page/ account represents the public figure, business or brand .
Verified accounts can be identified with blue or grey badges.
Blue badge is for pages and accounts of type public figure, personalities and brands while grey badge is for small and medium businesses and organizations.
Why should you get verified on Facebook?
1.79 million people visit Facebook daily to stay updated with friends and family.
It is the third most visited website after Google and YouTube.
Facebook is one of the most popular social network platforms since a while and data show that this trend will grow more in future. These-days everyone from businesses, brands, companies, celebrities, influencers to government extensively make use of Facebook and its different platforms to reach new audiences, engage with customers, spread awareness, day to communication and more!
As a huge number of new accounts and pages are created on Facebook everyday, it is vital to have your page or profile verified if you have large audience base or you are going to have one soon.
Top reasons why you should verify your page/ profile on Facebook:
- Brand recognition
- Increased trust in audiences
- Rank high on search results, inreased post reachs and engagements
- Opportunities for more collaboration and outreach
Requirements to apply for a verified badge
Facebook looks at several factors to verify your page or profile. Following are the major requirements of Facebook:
must represent a real person, registered business or entity
must be the unique presence of the person or business it represents
must be active and have an about section, profile photo and at least one post
Your account must represent a well-known, often searched person, brand or entity.
Find more about the requirements at this Facebook help article.
Facebook page verification process in Nepal
Okay, now we know what a verified Facebook page looks like and why we whould verify our facebook page. Let’s come to another imporant topic: the entire process of Facebook page and account verification in Nepal.
Verification steps are almost similar worldwide but may differ slightly with countries and regions.
Verifying your public Facebook page or personal profile on Facebook is fairly easy process provided that you follow their guideline and meet the requirement.
Before we start, let’s gather our documents.
If your account represents a person: A government-issued photo ID that shows your name and date of birth (i.e. driver’s license or passport)
If your account represents something other than a person, provide a document with an official seal/watermark of your organization:
– Your organization’s phone or utility bill
– A certificate of formation
– Articles of incorporation
– Tax or tax exemption documents belonging to your organization
- To request verification, we need to submit a request form at https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/342509036134712
- Open the form and choose the type of verification
- Select your page if you are requesting your page to be verified or paste your profile link for profile verification
- Next, we need to specify the category and country of origin
- Upload your government issued id/ license. (passport works fine as it is accepted worldwide and is in English)
- If verifying organization, relevant documents as mentioned above in documents required can be supplied
- now, the important part not to be ignored; provide details and justification why your account needs to be verified
- if you have a personal website it is best to give the link, if you have any articles, links or media links don’t miss to provide them too
- once you complete filling in the form don’t miss to Submit! 🙂
It may take up to 30 days to get response from Facebook as al verification is done by human.
List of verified facebook pages in Nepal
News, media and online portals
|ABC Television Nepal||link|
|BBC News Nepali||link|
|Kantipur TV HD||link|
|News 24 Nepal||link|
|The Kathmandu Post||link|
Nepali Musicians and artists with verified Facebook presense
|Kedar Prasad Ghimire (id)||link|
|Nabin k Bhattarai||link|
|Nabin K Bhattarai||link|
|Rajesh Payal Rai||link|
|Ram Krishna Dhakal||link|
|Teriya Phouja Magar||link|
|The Shadows ‘Nepal’||link|
Government organisations in Nepal with verified Facebook page
|Election Commission, Nepal||link|
|Ministry of Health and Population||link|
|Nepal Tourism Board||link|
|Visit Nepal 2020||link|
Banks in Nepal
Nepali personalities and public figures with verified Facebook
|Bimal Nepal, Photographer||link|
|Dr CK Raut||link|
|Dr. Arindam Chaudhary||link|
|Dr. Nabal Pariyar||link|
|Gobinda Raj Joshi||link|
|Indira Rana Magar||link|
|KP Sharma Oli||link|
|Madan Krishna Shrestha||link|
|Madhav Kumar Nepal||link|
|Nabindra Raj Joshi||link|
|Ram Chandra Paudel||link|
Organisations and councils
|Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN)||link|
|Nepal Engineers’ Association (NEA)||link|
|Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC)||link|
|Nepal Red Cross Society||link|
|Nepal Youth Foundation||link|
|SOS Children’s Village Nepal||link|
|Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN)||link|
International organisations, businesses and embassies
|Amnesty International Nepal||link|
|Asian Paints Nepal||link|
|Australian Embassy, Nepal||link|
|Bigo Live Nepal||link|
|British Council Nepal||link|
|Canada Au Nepal||link|
|Canada in Nepal||link|
|Embassy of Pakistan, Kathmandu||link|
|Embassy of Russia in Nepal||link|
|European Union in Nepal||link|
|German Embassy Kathmandu||link|
|IELTS Essentials from IDP – NP||link|
|India in Nepal||link|
|Israel in Nepal||link|
|Johnnie Walker Nepal||link|
|Mountain Dew Nepal||link|
|Newzealand Commission to Nepal||link|
|Nobel Biocare Nepal||link|
|Peace Corps Nepal||link|
|Pizza Hut Nepal||link|
|Royal Norwegian Embassy Kathmandu||link|
|The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal||link|
|Tropicana Slice Nepal||link|
|UK in Nepal||link|
|UN Women Nepal||link|
|US Embassy, Nepal||link|
|World Bank Nepal||link|
Verified Facebook pages of Political parties in Nepal
|BibekSheel Nepali Party||link|
|Nepal Communist Party||link|
|Nepali Congress News Deuba||link|
Nepali businesses and companies
|Himalaya Face Care Nepal||link|
|Himalaya Men Nepal||link|
|Kathmandu Cancer Hospital- KCCH||link|
|Glocal Teen Hero||link|
|Hami Uthne Chau – We Will Rise||link|
|Integrity Icon Nepal||link|
|The Voice of Nepal||link|
There are more than 200 verified Facebook pages from Nepal currently as of Aug 9, 2020.
You need to submit a verification request to Facebook by filling in a contact form. Please check the verification process above for details.
Verified pages and account have several advantages. If you have a huge audience base or represent a brand, business or organisation it is worth trying.
It can take up to 30 days for your page to be verified on Facebook.