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What are the types of Business Identity?

There are 3 types of Business Identity.

1. Identity Verified Buyers: You have had your company name, company address, company registration number, contact person and your job title checked and confirmed by Alibaba.com or a third-party verification agency against the relevant government records or other third-party databases within the past one year.

You may have conducted a certain amount of activities on the Alibaba.com platform in the past, including, but not limited to: posting Requests for Quotations (RFQs), placing purchase orders online, requesting product inspections from sellers etc. This is based on the records of the Alibaba.com platform.

2. Activity Verified Buyers: You have conducted a certain amount of activities on the Alibaba.com platform, including but not limited to posting Requests for Quotations (RFQs), placing purchase orders, requesting product inspections from sellers, or you have been endorsed as a proper buyer by your qualified business partners and/or suppliers who are registered members of the Alibaba.com platform based on your activities on the Alibaba.com platform. The analysis is based on the records of the Alibaba.com platform but have not yet had your identity checked and confirmed by anyone.

3. Unclear Buyers: You have not had any of your information checked or confirmed by anyone.


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