Twitch is a video live streaming service that focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of esports competitions. Twitch verified badge implies that a streamer is part of Twitch Affiliates Program and Twitch Partners Program. Those streamers who a granted verified partner status are allowed to make money from the platform, and get a verification badge automatically. Twitch verified user batch is a designation for partners.
Before you can become verified on Twitch you need first to become a Twitch partner. And before becoming a Twitch partner, you need to first reach Twitch affiliate status. Here the requirements for joining the two programs.
a. Twitch Affliates Program
To be verified on Twitch, first you need to be accepted into the Twitch Aflliates Program. The criteria that you are required to meet are as follows.
- 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 meet all of the criteria, Twitch should reach out to you with an email offering you a chance to join the Affiliates Program.
b. Twitch Partners Program
After you have reached Affiliate status, you can start moving toward Partnership. The guidelines are as follows and are based on the last 30 days.
- Stream for at least 25 hours
- Stream on at least 12 unique days
- Have an average viewer count of 75
Once you meet all of the criteria, You can proceed to apply for the Twitch Partners Program.
How to apply for Twitch verification
To get verified on Twitch, you need to be a Twitch Partner. Immediately you meet all of the required milestones for partnership, you will then have to apply to become a partner. Twitch will then communicate their approval or denial of your application. Once you get approved as a Twitch partner, you will receive the verified badge automatically. If you have the Twitch verified badge, you can add it to your account in your backend chat settings.