Is YouTube Monetized in Namibia?

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

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

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Namibia?

While YouTube monetization is not available in Namibia, 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 Namibia?

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