Is YouTube Monetized in Suriname?

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

YouTube monetization is not available in Suriname. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Suriname. Even if you change your channel’s country, Google AdSense will verify your actual address. Since your country of residence and your channel’s coutrny won’t match, you won’t be eligible. Entering fradulend information might lead to your channel’s being terminated, or have legal consequences.

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Suriname?

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in Suriname?

You can still make money on YouTube in Suriname, 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 Suriname?

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