Is YouTube Monetized in Cameroon?

If your channel is based in Cameroon, can you make money with YouTube monetization? Let’s find out.

YouTube monetization is not available in Cameroon. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Cameroon. 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. Also, entering fradulend information might have legal consequences, or lead to your channel’s termination.

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Cameroon?

Unfortunately, since YouTube monetization isn’t available in Cameroon, you won’t be able to monetize YouTube Shorts with AdSense.

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Cameroon?

You can still make money on YouTube in Cameroon, 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 Cameroon?

YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Cameroon are not monetized. Some local laws in Cameroon 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.