Getting the verified badge on Twitch is a dream come true for a lot of streamers. That purple tick mark beside your name makes you stand out from the crowd. Not only does it symbolize that you follow Twitch’s guidelines but also unlocks features that only Verified Streamers can avail. So allow me to explain what these features are and how to get verified on Twitch.
How to Get Verified on Twitch?
The verified tick mark badge is often found beside the name of Twitch Partners. So the answer to this question is simple – to get verified on Twitch you will need to become a Partner on Twitch. Now, how do you become a Partner on Twitch? Becoming a Twitch Partner requires you to fulfill certain tasks. Now, let us take a look at what these tasks are.
How to Become a Twitch Partner and Affiliate
Before becoming a Twitch Partner you first have to become Twitch Affiliate by completing these tasks:
- At least 500 total minutes broadcast in the last 30 days
- At least 7 unique broadcast days in the last 30 days
- An average of 3 concurrent viewers or more over the last 30 days
- At least 50 Followers
Once you become an Affiliate you are ready to take the next step, which is to become Twitch Partner. Becoming a Partner needs you to complete these tasks:
- Stream for 25 hours
- Stream on 12 different days
- Average of 75 viewers (concurrent viewership excluding hosts, raids, and embeds)
One thing to remember here is being eligible doesn’t guarantee to be a Partner. Once you are Eligible you will get an “Apply” option that will link to the Partner application form. The application will then be reviewed by the Twitch Partnership team. You should receive an update for your application within 7 business days from Twitch.
What are the Perks of Getting Verified on Twitch?
Getting Verified on Twitch is no easy feat and hence once you do Twitch gives you some perks which not every streamer gets. The biggest perk would be Monetizing your channel, that’s right your channel can accept subscriptions from your viewers. The three subscription options are $4.99, $9.99, and $24.99. Additionally, your channel can also receive Bits. Bits are a Virtual good bought and used by viewers to support their favorite channels. And lastly, Ads, your channel gets some revenue from the ads played on your stream.