Is YouTube Monetized in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)?

So you’re based in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?

YouTube monetization is not available in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland). Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland). 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 Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)?

Unfortunately, since YouTube monetization isn’t available in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), you won’t be able to monetize YouTube Shorts with AdSense.

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)?

While YouTube monetization is not available in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), 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 Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)?

YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) are not monetized. Some local laws in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) 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.