So you’re based in Micronesia and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?
YouTube monetization is not available in Micronesia. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Micronesia. 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 Micronesia?
Until YouTube monetization becomes available in Micronesia, you won’t get any money from AdSense for views on your Shorts either.
Can I Make Money on YouTube in Micronesia?
While YouTube monetization is not available in Micronesia, 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 Micronesia?
YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Micronesia are not monetized. Some local laws in Micronesia 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.