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Create channel subscription offers

As of September 19, 2017, you can no longer create paid content on YouTube. All your existing paid channels or videos will continue to show until January 1, 2018, and then they'll be made private. Individual videos purchased (not rented) will be accessible to purchasers until January 1, 2023 per purchase terms. Learn more about your options for managing paid content.

To subscribe to a paid channel, a user chooses an offer. The offer determines the terms of the subscription: how much it costs, how frequently the user is charged, and which country it is available in. You must define one or more offers before users can subscribe to your paid channel.

To create an offer:

  1. Go to the Paid Subscriptions page for the channel.

    If you haven’t yet enabled paid content or configured the channel as a paid channel, you’ll need to complete those actions first.

  2. Click Create new offer.

  3. Select the Country in which this offer is valid.

    To make a similar offer available in multiple countries, you must create the offer separately for each country.

  4. Select the Billing frequency for the offer.

    You can charge users Monthly or Yearly.

    1. Set the Suggested retail price for the offer.

      The subscription price will be determined based on the suggested retail price. Google reserves the right to set the retail price. All new subscribers will receive a 14-day free trial.

      The available prices are in the currency of the selected country. The retail price must meet the requirements for that country.

      Valid retails prices by country
      Country Valid retail prices
      United States $0.49 to $299.99, ending in .49 or .99
      Australia $0.49 to $399.99, ending in .49 or .99
      Argentina $9.90 to $2999.90, ending in 9.90
      Brazil R$0.90 to R$700.90, ending in .90
      Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 BAM to 500 BAM
      Canada $0.49 to $299.99, ending in .49 or .99
      Chile $90 to $199990, ending in 90
      Colombia $900 to $699900, ending in 000 or 900
      EUR countries
      (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Greece,
      Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal,
      Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain)
      €0.49 to €299.99, ending in .49 or .99
      Hong Kong HK$8 to HK$8888, ending in 8
      Hungary 100 HUF to 8000 HUF
      India ₹5 to ₹20000, in multiples of 5
      Japan ¥100 to ¥30000, in multiples of 100
      Macedonia 40 MKD to 14000 MKD
      Mexico $9 to $3999, ending in 9
      New Zealand $0.95 to $399.95, ending in .95
      Peru PEN 3.00 to PEN 899.00, ending in .00
      Philippines ₱10 to ₱20,000, in multiples of 10
      Poland zł5.00 to zł999.00, ending in 5 or 9
      Scandinavia
      (Denmark, Norway, Sweden)
      9 kr. to 1999 kr., ending in 9
      Senegal 10 CFA to 200000 CFA, in multiples of 10
      South Korea ₩100 to ₩350000, in multiples of 100
      Switzerland CHF .90 to CHF 299.90, ending in .90
      Taiwan $9 to $9,999, ending in 0 or 9
      Uganda UGX 1,000 to UGX 8,000, ending in 000 or 500
      Ukraine 5 UAH to 4000 UAH
      United Kingdom £0.49 to £199.99 , ending in .49 or .99
  5. Decide whether to display advertisements to your subscribers.

    By default, YouTube does not display any advertisements with the videos to paying subscribers. If you want to include advertisements, deselect the check box in the Ads section.

  6. Click Create offer.

    The new offer appears as an active offer on the Paid Subscriptions page.

  7. Repeat steps 2 through 7 to create additional offers for this channel.

    You can create up to two offers for each country, one Monthly offer and one Yearly offer. For example, you might create a Yearly offer that provides a discount over the Monthly price. You can’t create more than one offer for the same country and billing period. If you create monthly and yearly offers for the same country, the two offers must have the same advertisement policy.

Note that you can’t change the terms of an offer once you have created it. If you want to raise or lower the subscription price for a channel, you need to disable the existing offer and create a new one with the new terms.

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