HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO VERIFY YOUR BUSINESS LISTING ON GOOGLE MAPS OR GOOGLE ?
Verifying your business listing on Google Maps depends on where you live. It takes up to 14 days to be verified or unfortunately up to 2 months in Australia.
WAYS OF VERIFYING YOUR BUSINESS LISTING
There are many ways for verifying your business listing, they vary from business-to-business.
This is the most frequently used way to verify a business. The bottom line is that it lets Google know exactly where the business is located and that it does in fact exist.
Some businesses may want to verify their GMB listing by phone, but this option isn’t available to everyone so consider yourself lucky if you can verify your business over the phone as this process only takes a few minutes. You can choose to get an automated call or have a text message sent to your phone.
If your business is eligible, you’ll see the “verify by email” option when you start the verification process. Make sure that the email displayed on the verification screen is correct and that you have access to it.
A great option the business owners often fail to take advantage of is instant gratification. As Google States, if your site is already verified in Google search console, then you’re qualified for instant verification. If your business is barely making it, this option might not be available for you. To use this option make sure you are signed into the same account you used for your first verification.
This option is accessible for businesses that simultaneously need to verify more than 10 locations of the same business for example chain stores.
There are other options such as