How do I verify my business with Google My Business

How do I verify my business with Google My Business?

  1. If a business is not verified, Google may give the business the option to start the claiming process.
  2. If a business has either no reviews, or reviews that have not been responded to, this is an indicator it may not be verified.
  3. To claim a business, you can try adding it to your Google My Business dashboard/account.

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  1. If the business does not yet have a listing, create a new listing, and enter the relevant info.
  2. Once you enter the necessary information like address, operation hours, etc., GMB will give you a verification option.
  3. Most of the time GMB will send a postcard to verify your address.

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  1. Once you get the postcard, enter the code into your GMB dashboard.
  2. After the correct code is entered, Google will review the listing before it goes live.
  3. If the postcard does not arrive in 10 days, you can request a second one.


  1. Do notuse a PO Box, UPS store, or virtual office.
  2. Phone verification and video verification options do exist but are much rarer.

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