Is YouTube Monetized in North Korea?

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

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

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in North Korea?

While YouTube monetization is not available in North Korea, 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 North Korea?

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

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