Getting Verified

At Emporia, we are committed to providing our users with a safe and trustworthy shopping experience. Our store verification process is designed to ensure that the businesses listed on our platform meet our stringent standards for legitimacy and reliability. When a store is “Verified” on Emporia, it means that our team has personally visited the store, conducted a thorough legal check, and approved it as a trusted and reliable business.

Why Verification Matters


Verification matters because it offers several benefits to both store owners and shoppers:

Enhanced Credibility

For store owners, being verified enhances their credibility and trustworthiness in the eyes of potential customers. It sets them apart as businesses that have been vetted and approved by Emporia.

Competitive Advantage

Verified stores enjoy a competitive advantage. They are distinguished as reliable and trustworthy sellers, making them more appealing to shoppers.

Peace of Mind

For shoppers, store verification offers peace of mind. It assures them that the store they are browsing has been carefully reviewed and verified by Emporia, reducing the risk associated with online shopping.

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We’ve got you covered

Getting your store verified on Emporia is a straightforward process that ensures the safety and reliability of your business:

How to Get Verified?


To initiate the verification process, you must first subscribe to Emporia as a registered business. This subscription helps us verify your eligibility for verification.

Send a verification request to us by emailing admin@emporia-city.com. In your email, please include your store name, contact information, and any relevant details about your business. This step lets us know that you are interested in becoming a verified store.

After receiving your verification request, our dedicated verification team will promptly get in touch with you. They will work with you to schedule a convenient appointment for a store visit.

During the scheduled appointment, our verification team will visit your store in person. They will conduct a comprehensive review, ensuring that your business aligns with our guidelines and meets legal requirements. This on-site visit allows us to gather the necessary information to verify your store.

Verification Process

Verification Process

Following the store visit, our team will carefully assess the information gathered during the inspection. This includes reviewing legal documents, business practices, and compliance with our standards. If everything aligns with our requirements, your store will be marked as "Verified" on Emporia.

Verification Time Frame

We understand the importance of timely verification. After the store visit, the verification process typically takes a maximum of 48 hours. During this time, our team meticulously reviews all the gathered information to ensure accuracy and legitimacy.

It's Free and Hassle-Free

At Emporia, we believe in making the verification process accessible to all eligible businesses, and that’s why we’re excited to share that our verification service is entirely free. We understand that the success of local businesses is crucial, and we’re here to support you on your journey to becoming a “Verified” store on Emporia without any additional costs. This means you can enhance your credibility and gain a competitive edge at no expense to your business. We’ve streamlined the verification process to be hassle-free, ensuring that you can focus on what you do best – providing exceptional products and services to your customers. Join the ranks of verified stores today and watch your business thrive on Emporia! Let’s get started on this exciting journey together.

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If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is here to support you through the verification process and beyond.

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