If you are an account holder or a brand and need the blue tick badge from Twitter, Then you will have to wait for a little bit longer as twitter is currently not verifying accounts.
On its website page twitter indicates that account verification program is currently on hold and they are no longer accepting new requests.
“Important: Please not that our verified account program is currently on hold. We are no longer accepting new requests at this time” Reads part of the statement. It is not clear why twitter decided to put account verification program on hold as this has been the case from early last year (2019).
It is believed that this decision was reached after twitter received so many account verification requests. The time and date when twitter will start accepting new requests has not been communicated and it is a matter of wait and see.
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According to twitter website,
An account may be verified if it is determined to be an account of public interest. Typically this includes accounts maintained by users in music, acting, fashion, government, politics, religion, journalism, media, sports, business, and other key interest areas.
Twitter however notes that a verified badge does not imply an endorsement by Twitter.
In the recent years twitter has taken stringent measures to curb misuse of the social network and beef up online securities. restricting the number of words one can use in a tweet and banning political campaign advertisements are some of the measures twitter have undertaken.