Is YouTube Monetized in Iran?

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

YouTube monetization is not available in Iran. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Iran. 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 Iran?

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Iran?

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

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