How to get an Official Business Account (OBA) or green badge in WhatsApp?

The green badge next to the contact's name in the WhatsApp business account confirms that this is an authentic and notable business account. Let us see how you can get a badge for your business:

Basic Criteria:

  • Business integrated with WhatsApp Business API, and we can help you with it.
  • Facebook business verification completed in FB Business Manager.
  • Business in Tier 2 or above messaging level.
  • Following Product categories are not eligible:
    • Drugs
    • Tobacco Items
    • Gambling Businesses
    • Alcohol Brands
    • Weapons & Ammunition Businesses
    • Live Animals
    • Adult Product/Services
    • Medical & Healthcare Products
    • Dating Services
    • Cryptocurrencies

Note: You can follow these recommendations which increases your chance to get the green badge:

  • Some ad spends from Facebook
  • The high number of followers on Facebook or Instagram shows brand credibility.

For more information, visit their Official Facebook Documentation.