Is YouTube Monetized in Sierra Leone?

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

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

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Sierra Leone?

You can still make money on YouTube in Sierra Leone, 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 Sierra Leone?

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