Twitter paused applications for verification three years ago. This process is now coming back in 2021.
Twitter have released details on their new verification policies ahead of relaunching so that users can give their input. Only six types of accounts will qualify: government, companies, news, entertainment, sports and influential individuals. Their account must also be notable and active.
Accounts that have severely violated Twitter policies or engaged with harmful content will not be eligible for verification. Twitter also reserves the right to remove verification status but this will be manually reviewed and not an automated process.