How to Claim a Custom YouTube URL for Your Channel

Hey video creators, would you like to set a new custom URL for your YouTube channel? Now YouTube is letting users claim custom URLs for their channels to align with their display names, Google+ Business Pages, vanity URLs or other linked websites. You can even change the capitalization or accents/diacritics of your custom URL. To get a spiffy new custom URL for your channel, make sure your account is in good standing and meets the following requirements:

  • You have 500 subscribers or more
  • Channel is 30 days old or greater
  • Channel includes a photos for the channel icon
  • Channel includes uploaded channel art

YouTube Custom Channel URL

If your account is in good standing, you can head over to the Creator Studio dashboard to get started and claim your custom channel URL.
youtube custom channel url

You can also learn more about setting up a custom channel URL here.

Crop & Save