So you’re based in Zambia and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?
YouTube monetization is not available in Zambia. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to get AdSense revenue in Zambia. 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 Zambia?
Unfortunately, since YouTube monetization isn’t available in Zambia, you won’t be able to monetize YouTube Shorts with AdSense.
Can I Make Money on YouTube in Zambia?
While YouTube monetization is not available in Zambia, you can still make money on YouTube. The 3 most popular options are affiliate marketing, brand deals or sponsorships and selling merch.
Why Isn’t YouTube Monetization Available in Zambia?
YouTube doesn’t say why it channels in Zambia are not monetized. Some local laws in Zambia 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.