Remove MCN access from your channel

If you're an affiliate creator and you believe that your contract with your MCN allows you to do so, you can start the process to remove MCN access from your channel.

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. In the Channel dashboard, you'll see the Network relationship card.
  3. Click Remove access in that card to remove MCN access from your channel. You'll see a pop-up screen indicating that the MCN has 30 days to respond to your request, or access will be automatically removed within 30 days or less.
  4. Click LEAVE NETWORK to confirm.
Important: If you leave an MCN, you need to set up monetisation and link your account to AdSense to continue to earn money and get paid.

What happens when I click to remove my MCN's access but my contract hasn't expired?

Before clicking to remove access, you should review your contract terms with your MCN. If you're still under contract with your MCN, removing access may not release you from any legal obligations, and doing so may put you in violation of your contract. Affiliate channels that are unsure what those obligations are may wish to discuss it with their MCN or their own legal counsel.

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