If your channel is based in Tonga, can you make money with YouTube monetization? Let’s find out.
YouTube monetization is not available in Tonga. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Tonga. 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. Also, entering fradulend information might have legal consequences, or lead to your channel’s termination.
Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Tonga?
Unfortunately, since YouTube monetization isn’t available in Tonga, you won’t be able to monetize YouTube Shorts with AdSense.
Can I Make Money on YouTube in Tonga?
You can still make money on YouTube in Tonga, 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 Tonga?
YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Tonga are not monetized. Some local laws in Tonga 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.