Is YouTube Monetized in Kyrgyzstan?

So you’re based in Kyrgyzstan and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?

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

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Kyrgyzstan?

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

We don’t know exactly why YouTube doesn’t monetize channels in Kyrgyzstan. But it’s usually because of specific laws in Kyrgyzstan.

Also, the United States of America could have laws preventing (or making it hard) to have money exchanges with individuals based in Kyrgyzstan.