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Mystery Customer FAQs

  • What's involved in a good shopper report?

    Good shopper reports are detailed and well commented with good spelling, grammar and punctuation. Instructions must be followed and reports are to be submitted within 24 hours of the shopper's visit.
  • What is required to become a Mystery Customer?

    No formal qualifications are needed to become a Mystery Customer. However, shoppers must have a keen eye for detail and the ability to differentiate good service from bad. You must have access to transport to be able to get to the venue, be contactable via telephone and have internet access.
  • How much do I get paid?

    Fees and other benefits vary depending on the assignment requirements. What you will receive will be advised to you prior to each assignment.
  • What do I need to do look out for on my visits?

    You must be able to clearly follow the instructions provided, remember what is said to you on your visit and be able to recall details about your experience. As our shopper, you must be able to critically and clearly communicate your experience in your reports.
  • What if I can't complete an assignment?

    If there are circumstances that prevent you from conducting the assignment within the specified time frame or from lodging your report within 24 hours, you must e-mail immediately or call 1300 601 234.
  • How do I get paid?

    We pay fees directly into your nominated bank account. Please ensure your bank account details have been entered into your profile and are up-to-date. If your account is not up to date, you may incur the bounce charges. GST Registered shoppers MUST submit a tax invoice at the end of each calendar month for payment. The invoice can be emailed to Shoppers who are NOT GST registered are NOT required to send an invoice for payment.
  • Will I be working as an employee or a contractor?

    Anyone undertaking visits with Mystery Customer Pty Ltd does so as a contractor, never as our employee. You sign a contract with us acknowledging this prior to any assignments being issued.
  • I can't remember my User ID or Password. What do I do?

    All user names and passwords are case sensitive (upper case letters and lower case letters are different). If you are still experiencing problems, e-mail
  • Is spelling, grammar and punctuation important when completing my online report?

    The report that you complete online is the direct feedback given to our clients, and therefore spelling, grammar and punctuation are all very important. They are important for good presentation, and also to ensure our clients fully and correctly understand your feedback.
  • Where can I view the Shopper Code of Ethics?

    Mystery Customer is an MSPA registered mystery shopping company. As a result, shoppers are required to abide by the MSPA Shopper Code of Ethics. To view the Shopper Code of Ethics, please visit