Account terminations

Users whose accounts have been terminated are prohibited from accessing, possessing or creating any other YouTube accounts. When an account is terminated, the account owner will receive an email detailing the reason for the suspension.

Community Guidelines terminations

Reasons accounts are terminated:

If you feel that your account has been terminated in error you may appeal the termination by visiting the following form.

Copyright terminations

If your account was terminated due to claims of copyright infringement and you believe the copyright claims against your account are improper or invalid, you may file a DMCA counter-notification. This process is still available for terminated users - access to your account is not necessary.

For more information on the counter-notification process, please visit the Copyright Center. Please note that there may be adverse legal consequences to filing a false counter-notification.