Instagram’s blue tick has become one of the most coveted symbols in social media. Blue ticks are social media shortened for saying ‘I’m ‘important’, with celebrities, big brands, and influences or platforms like Twitter and Facebook wearing them with pride, and now they are more accessible than ever on Instagram.
An update to Instagram made it possible for users to easily apply for verification. It was first used by celebrities so fans could be sure they had found the correct profile.
For influencers and businesses, verification proves to followers you are accredited, helping to build your personal brand, while displaying credibility and authenticity
How to Apply for Blue Tick
Before 2018, you had no way of requesting the little blue tick, you simply had to hope your account would be chosen, but now users can apply for a blue tick.
In the Settings look for the Accounts tab and click on it.
In the Account tab scroll down and click the Request verification button,
On the next page, Instagram asks you to provide some information about you. Type your Full Name and Known As. Then select your category for your account and attach your ID card photo which is provided by the Government. The final step is to click on the Send button and hope for the best.