So you’re based in Eritrea and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?
YouTube monetization is not available in Eritrea. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Eritrea. Changing your channel’s country won’t help, as Google AdSense will verify your actual address. If your chanel’s country and your country of residence don’t match, you’ll be ineligible. Also, entering fradulend information might have legal consequences, or lead to your channel’s termination.
Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Eritrea?
Unfortunately, since YouTube monetization isn’t available in Eritrea, you won’t be able to monetize YouTube Shorts with AdSense.
Can I Make Money on YouTube in Eritrea?
While YouTube monetization is not available in Eritrea, you can still make money on YouTube. The 3 most popular options are affiliate marketing, brand deals or sponsorships and selling merch.
Why Isn’t YouTube Monetization Available in Eritrea?
We don’t know exactly why YouTube doesn’t monetize channels in Eritrea. But it’s usually because of specific laws in Eritrea.
Also, the United States of America could have laws preventing (or making it hard) to have money exchanges with individuals based in Eritrea.