Some ads are marked as “Verified Users Only” ads. These ads are only available for accounts that you have marked as “verified” on LocalBitcoins.
How do I mark someone as a “verified user”?
To add people to your list of verified users, you can invite your friends by email, visit their public user profile on LocalBitcoins, or give a trustworthy review upon completion of the transaction with them. The list of people you trust is under your profile.
Creating special deals for verified individuals
To create an ad only for verified users, select the appropriate option in the ad editing form. The bitcoin seller makes a decision about trusting the user.
Only those people whom you have marked as verified have access to ads for the sale of BTC.
Only those people who trust you have access to BTC purchase ads.