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How long does a YouGov cashout take?

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As I have recently received another cashout YouGov I decided to look back through my tax spreadsheets. I can see, at a glance, how long each of my YouGov cashouts has taken. My last Yougov cashout took just 11 days and I received my £50 cashout via bank transfer.

Prior to that my previous Yougov cashouts took 30 days, 27 days, 15 days and 24 days. YouGov state that their cashout terms are 1 month and so far I have never had a YouGov cashout that was later than one month. I have been a member of the YouGov panel for quite a few years now and have had a considerable amount of £50 cashouts from them in that time. *Everyone is welcome to sign up with YouGov for free and get earning!

How long does a YouGov cashout take to arrive?

On average YouGov surveys take around five to seven minutes to complete. They are on a wide range of topics. The majority of surveys cover politics, products, brands, product affairs and more.

I find that each of the surveys is quite and easy to complete. They don’t put me out at all. I enjoy politics. It is always nice to give my opinion on subjects that I really enjoy.

The reward for YouGov surveys ranges from 25p upwards. On average a five to seven-minute survey is worth 50p. I find that I can complete the surveys quicker than this. While this is a slow burner it still adds up throughout the year.

If you do not want to provide your bank account details then you can choose to receive payment via Paypal. I have done this before, for convenience. My Paypal withdrawal took 27 days. It doesn’t seem to speed things up at all.

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Friday 15th of November 2019

Hi Katy,

I did alot of surverys for yougov and reached the $100 bank transfer (100,000 points) I have been doing this for about a year and I wasn't sure if bank transfer was legit. Do you know how long it takes to receive the cashout now? (In United States)


Friday 15th of November 2019

Hello! I believe it is within 28 days, the same as the UK! Enjoy your cashout!

Kate ward

Tuesday 7th of May 2019

Hi I redeemed my first £50 on the 15th of April and it’s 8th of may now i haven’t had the £50 yet do you know how I can contact them thanks


Wednesday 8th of May 2019

Payments are listed as being processed, by BACS, within 1 month of the request. So you're not at this stage yet, as you'd need to allow potentially 3-5 working days on top of that. However, you can reach YouGov by visiting their Contact US page and raising a ticket:

Linda Blomquist

Monday 31st of December 2018

You have done well. I have been with Yougov for over 10 years and have only had one payout. I estimate I am about five or six pounds away from my second 50 pound payment!


Tuesday 1st of January 2019

Ahh that's a shame isn't it! I've certainly found it has slowed down a little since I last updated this post. I concentrate more on Prolific Academic and similar sites!


Sunday 25th of December 2016


Singed up

Could you please confirm I can choose redeems via Paypal?

I can´t find this option

thanks !!!


Monday 26th of December 2016

Hi Jack - payments are via bank transfer or cheque.


Friday 18th of September 2015

You are doing amazing Katy, even when you are not feeling fantastic! AMAZING! Inspiring :)