Is YouTube Monetized in Burundi?

So you’re based in Burundi and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?

YouTube monetization is not available in Burundi. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Burundi. Even if you change your channel’s country, Google AdSense will verify your actual address. Since your country of residence and your channel’s coutrny won’t match, you won’t be eligible. Entering fradulend information might lead to your channel’s being terminated, or have legal consequences.

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Burundi?

Until YouTube monetization becomes available in Burundi, you won’t get any money from AdSense for views on your Shorts either.

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Burundi?

You can still make money on YouTube in Burundi, even if YouTube monetization is not avaible. Brand deals (or sponsorships), affiliate marketing and merch are very popular and viable options.

Why Isn’t YouTube Monetization Available in Burundi?

YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Burundi are not monetized. Some local laws in Burundi might prevent you to make money from the United States, where Google (which ows YouTube) is based.

Also, some laws in the United States of America might be at play here.