Complete Surveys in Canada and U.S.A
No longer restricted to U.S. residents; now Canadian residents can get paid for completing
surveys and other market research work. The companies listed on this page are mainly looking for
(U.S and) Canadian residents only so don't forget to also
check the international page
for more sites to visit. U.S residents should also visit the U.S page
Before joining any of the programs, consider getting yourself a separate
e-mail address. Many companies offer free services, including GMail and Hotmail.
I'd also recommend you download a copy of Roboform. This free software can be used for auto-filling registration forms
greatly simplifying the application process for the survey companies you'll be joining. In addition it can also remember all
the passwords for each of the sites you join. Find out more from Roboform.
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Corsential is a market research company that has been collecting information from Canadians for over 35 years. Corsential is a Gold Seal members of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA). They have currently looking to expand their online research panel, NetPanel.
Join over 35,000 NetPanel members like yourself who get to voice their opinions to major companies and decision makers across North America. It’s easy, safe and fun. Plus, as a NetPanel member you earn NetPoints, redeemable for cash and payable by cheque, for every survey you complete. They also operate a refer-a-friend program.
Open to Canadian residents, both English and French speaking, 18 years of age or older
Harris Poll Online|
When you become a member of the Harris Poll Online, you have the opportunity to influence important decision makers in government, business, and non-profit organizations. Your voice can shape future policies, new technologies and the latest products!
You'll have the opportunity to earn HIpoints which can be redeemed for prizes and gift certificates and also have an opportunity to win $10,000 and other cash prizes in the HIstakes sweepstakes!
Open to both USA and Canada
has a very active survey division and requires participants worldwide over the age of 14.
The views of those under 14 may be sought but the invitation will go
to the parent for the
child to complete.
You earn "marketpoints" each time you respond to a survey request - the closer you fit the demographics for
the survey, the higher the points earned but you'll always earn 2 or 3
even if you don't qualify at all. A typical survey of 30 questions that takes approximately
12 minutes to complete will earn 60 to 80 MarketPoints. You can also earn extra points
when you refer others. Each point is worth $0.05 and you need 1000 points to qualify for payment by cheque.
They seem to be fairly active. I'm receiving at least 2 or 3 surveys every week
Currently actively recruiting in both USA and Canada.
Visit our International page to check for other countries.
is slightly different from other survey sites I've come across in that you don't have
to rely on getting invitations for completing surveys, but have several other ways
of earning points or getting free items.
- Sign Up: 500 points (Awarded for advanced registration)
- Content popularity bonuses
- Write an opinion: 100 points (must be over 80 words, limited to 5,000 points per month).
- Sponsored Polls: 15 - 150 Points,depending on number of questions
- Personal interest surveys: 300 points per survey. A onetime bonus of 2,000 point bonus will be awarded upon completion of all questionnaires
- Online surveys: 1,000 - 20,000 points (depends on survey length)
- Invite a friend: 500 points (awarded if invited friend completes advanced registration)
You can either exchange your points for cash or use them to buy tickets in the monthly lottery.
Open to US and
English speaking Canadian Residents or
French speaking Canadian residents.
No age restriction mentioned on the site. They appear to accept anyone over the age of 13.
| Opinion World|
Opinionworld Canada - If you live in Canada you can become a member of OpinionWorld and receive regular invitations to take part in interesting surveys and opinion polls. Each time that you take part you have the chance of winning instant prizes, entries into the monthly prize draw, and the opportunity to support charities. Cash payments are also made on many surveys.
Every time that you take part in a survey some money is set aside for a charity; the actual amount depends
on the size of the questionnaire. The greater the number of people who take part, the more money donated. Charities change on a regular basis and include multinational charities and smaller organisations - just state at the end of the survey which charity you wish to support.
| Nielsen Homescan|
Launched in 1986, Nielsen Homescan Canada Consumer Panel offers you the ability to influence the products you see on store shelves
when you go shopping, and now has a panel of over 270,000 households worldwide. They send you a hand-held scanner designed to read barcodes on items that you buy. Just scan them before putting your purchases away, then once a week, the scanner transmits your purchase data to Nielsen Homescan Canada Consumer Panel - free of charge. In exchange for this information you earn gift points, redeemable toward gifts offered in their catalogue.
Open to all Canadian residents over the age of 18 with a landline telephone.
Both English and French speaking panels available.
Cliquez ici pour rejoindre Nielsen Homescan
clients consist mostly of companies or branches of the government who are looking for
the opinions of consumers regarding the products or services they offer. The opinions they
collect help companies develop new products, make existing ones better, and
improve customer service. They also assist governments and non-profit organizations
in advancing laws and policies that are in the public interest.
Most surveys will therefore ask you your opinions about different products or services
you may use. Sometimes, they may invite you to test a new product, in which case, they
would send you a product by mail and ask you to use it for a given time period and then
send you a survey about the product. They may also invite you to participate in a
The length of the survey and the number of reward points will vary from survey to survey.
On average, surveys will take between 10-15 minutes to complete. The length of the survey
and number of reward points given will always be clearly specified before
you begin a survey. You can expect to receive up to 3 or 4 survey invitations per month.
You then exchange your reward points for a variety of rewards such as gift certificates, prize draws, cash payments,
charitable donations and more.
Open to Canadian residents, 14 years of age or older. Both English
and French panels available.
Canada Talk Now|
Canada Talk Now is a Canada-wide network of people who make a difference. Members participate in a diverse range of online surveys and focus groups, sharing their opinions on a wide variety of topics while earning points that can be redeemed for great rewards including AIR MILES® and Amazon.ca Gift Certificates.
French Canadian Panelists also required.
Open to Canadian residents, 18 years of age or older
Angus Reid Forum|
Angus Reid Forum are looking for 1000 Canandian adults under the age of 34 for a new research panel. Tell them what you think about technology, politics, fashion and more and you'll get paid for sharing your opinions.
SurveyLion is the Consumer Panel Website of Canadian Viewpoint, one of Canada's largest
opinion data collection companies with particular expertise in quantitative fieldwork.
Recently, they have expanded their coverage to include Canada, the U.S. and other
international centers. Canadian Viewpoint is well respected as a research industry
leader in project management and data collection services. There is always an incentive
for completing surveys: cash; gift certificate; free products; etc. and incentives
for refering Canadian residents. Both English and French languahe versions of the site are available.
Anyone 16 years of age or older can register with this panel. They need the opinions
of a wide range of people from all over the world to get their clients the
information they require.
| Fat Cat Rewards|
When you join Fat Cat Rewards you can earn cash rewards by completing offers, entering Competitions, taking Surveys,
Product Sampling and telling Friends about Fat Cat Rewards. If you opt to learn about great deals & offers via email
and SMS you'll earn even more Cash.
Paid monthly by Paypal with a $10 bonus when you join up (£5 in the UK). Available to residents of
Australia, USA and UK.
| My Survey Canada|
MySurvey.ca is a group of consumers
from throughout Canada who influence future products and services by volunteering to participate in consumer research. Consumer research is discovering what people like you want and need by asking for opinions about products and services through surveys and product testing. By sharing your
opinions about products and services, you are rewarded with Reward Points to redeem for Paypal, e-certificates, gift cards, charity donations and much more.
French Canadian panel also available.
| Vindale Research|
Unlike most survey sites Vindale Research is not a true market research site, in that
you are usually required to sign up for trials of the products or services you
are required to test. If you are prepared to do this, maybe for products or services you are
considering anyway, the payment levels can be higher than average. However, watch
out with trial offers and check you understand what you have to do to cancel, before
you sign up, or you could find yourself with a subscription to something you don't want.
As it costs nothing to sign up as a member, it is worth joining just to look at what is
on offer. US residents should visit Vindale Research USA and Canadian residents can find out more at
Vindale Research Canada
| iPoll (formerly SurveyHead)|
is an online and mobile community where your unique perspective is your gain. Answer questions about the products and services you use and places
you visit every day. Gift cards, airline miles, magazine subscriptions, and more for you to choose from, plus $5 for signing up. Open worldwide but particularly
US and Canadian residents over
14 and residents of UK.
| Mindfield Online Internet Panels|
For almost 30 years, McMillion Research has provided the highest standards of ethical and quality oriented
data collection. They are now taking their expertise online.
Sign up today with their online panel, Mindfield Online Internet Panels and you'll begin receiving opportunities to
complete online surveys. You are paid cash for your time completing surveys and have opportunities to be entered into
drawings for many prizes like IPODS, IPHONES, Laptop Computers, and much more.
The purpose of this research
can cover many areas, from testing new food products in the comfort of your own home to surveys about
world events and other hot topics, children's toys and games, automobiles, and just about any other
topic you can think of. Go to http://mindfieldonline.com/register to join today and starting earning extra money.
They also recruit for specific area related focus groups and in-person surveys.
| VIP Voice Canada (formerly NPD Online Surveys)|
Become an VIP Voice Canada panelist
and you can win cash for telling some of the world's top companies what you think
about the products you buy, places you eat, music you listen to, and more. Just fill out a brief Member Profile Survey and
you'll instantly be entered to win $1,000. In the coming months, you'll be sent e-mails inviting you to quick surveys.
Each survey is a new chance to win cash.
Founded in 1967, the NPD Group is one of the largest and most
trusted research companies in the world. Open to US and Canadian residents over 18.
| Opinion Outpost|
Opinion Outpost is a survey research data collection company. They work with leading marketing
research companies all over the world as well as many Fortune 500 companies.
You earn Opinion Points for each survey you complete. The number of Opinion
Points possible will be displayed with each survey invitation or on the opening
page of the survey. Opinion Points are redeemable for cash.
The Refer-A-Friend option allows you to invite friends and family to join
the research panel at OpinionOutpost.com. You earn Opinion Points for each person
you refer who joins the panel and completes at least one survey.
Panel members must be at least 18 years of age and reside in the United
States or Canada to participate and join the panel
at Opinion Outpost.
French Canadian and Hispanic US residents also needed
Give us your opinion and YOU could win $5000 Join the Ipsos i-Say Panel & with each survey you complete you'll get a chance to win CASH!
Share your views, influence decision-makers and win CASH.
Available in USA and
| Web Perspectives|
Web Perspectives would
like to invite you to join over 450,000 Canadians who actively provide their opinions in
legitimate market research, with a chance to win $5,000 when you sign up. For completion of each survey you earn an entry
into the monthly sweepstakes for a chance to win 1 of 5 prizes of $1,000.
English speaking Canadians only. Find out more at Web Perspectives
| Permission Research|
PermissionResearch is an online market research community consisting of over
2 million members worldwide, which provides insight into how its members interact
with the Internet. In exchange for agreement to have their Internet behavior
monitored, computer users who join PermissionResearch are offered various
value propositions, including the ability to download screensavers or other software
offerings, entry into sweepstakes, and a host of other benefits. Periodically,
members are also invited to complete online surveys,
which gauge their attitudes and interests on a wide variety of topics.
US and Canadian residents are eligible to receive cash, prizes and sweepstakes entries.
French speaking Canadians required.
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