Is YouTube Monetized in the Seychelles?

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

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

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

Can I Make Money on YouTube in the Seychelles?

You can still make money on YouTube in the Seychelles, 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 the Seychelles?

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