Businesses trying to verify their Google My Business Listing in Dubai / UAE typically experience issues with the delivery of verification postcard because businesses mainly use PO Boxes instead of physical address for mail.
Google My Business did test a PO Box section for UAE / Dubai businesses, however this has been removed due to unreliable authentication of business and misuse.
Note: I have successfully used postcard verification for hundreds of businesses within Dubai’s CBD – postcards that go missing tend to be outside of CBD.
Main Points About Postcard Verification
1. If this is the only option presented on verification – you must use this.
2. Contact business support for help with manual verification after 14 days from request.
3. Add images of business signage to your listings photos – makes manual verification quicker.
Contact Business Support for Verification Help
Get Help form: https://support.google.com/business/gethelp
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Depending on how business support is and or in their business hours, depends on contact options provided.
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