So you’re based in Holy See and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?
YouTube monetization is not available in Holy See. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Holy See. 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. Entering fradulend information might lead to your channel’s being terminated, or have legal consequences.
Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Holy See?
Until YouTube monetization becomes available in Holy See, you won’t get any money from AdSense for views on your Shorts either.
Can I Make Money on YouTube in Holy See?
You can still make money on YouTube in Holy See, 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 Holy See?
YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Holy See are not monetized. Some local laws in Holy See 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.