So, there are 2 ways to verify the website as I have already mentioned in the blog How to Add Your WordPress website to Google? So you can go from the Yoast Plugin, which would lead you to the Webmaster Central or through searching Search Console which will lead you to Google's Search Console portal. No matter whichever way you decide you will be provided with the same options on how to verify your website.
There are various ways to add your website to google. Out of all the ways adding your website to google search console via add a domain property is the best one. You would not have to reverify your website again and it covers all the prefixes and pages of your website automatically. Its a one-time effort but worth the pain. It isn't tough and I have provided a step by step guide.