Verification badges on channels
When you see a or verification checkmark next to a YouTube channel's name, it means that the channel belongs to an established creator or is the official channel of a brand, business, or organization.
Verification badges don't grant access to additional features on YouTube.
How to get a verification badge
Once your channel reaches 100,000 subscribers, you’re eligible to submit a request to YouTube for a verification badge. Note that we've made changes to this process over time, so you may see many types of channels with verification badges on YouTube.
Note: If you’re an advertiser interested in a verification badge, contact your sales manager to learn more.
Check your eligibility
To see if your channel is eligible to request a verification badge, click Sign in at the top right and refresh this page.
Keeping your verification badge
Once you have a verification badge, it'll stay on your channel even if your channel's subscriber number changes. If you change your channel's name, you can't keep the verification badge for the renamed channel.