Is YouTube Monetized in Papua New Guinea?

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

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

Unfortunately, since YouTube monetization isn’t available in Papua New Guinea, you won’t be able to monetize YouTube Shorts with AdSense.

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Papua New Guinea?

You can still make money on YouTube in Papua New Guinea, 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 Papua New Guinea?

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