Turkish Citizenship by Investment

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How to apply for Turkish Citizenship by Investment

To obtain Turkish Citizenship by investment, you should purchase real estate in Turkey with a minimum total value of $250.000. You may choose to invest in one or multiple properties as long as the required amount is reached. Our clients typically choose to invest in multiple properties with guaranteed rental income. As Turkey Expert, we'll be presenting you with the most suitable options to maximize your investment while having an easy exit strategy when it's time to sell your properties.
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Turkish Citizenship by Investment
One crucial point is the valuation must be done by a certified company, and the money should be brought to Turkey by customs or bank account in the last six months before the application. Another important point is the seller must be a Turkish Citizen, and the payment should be through a bank transfer.

1. Choosing the right property

Turkish Citizenship - Choosing the right property
The first step would be choosing the right property to buy. Our team of experts will be searching according to your search criteria and make sure to source the best possible choice available. You're not limited to only one property. It's possible to invest in multiple properties.

2. Property valuation and the appointment for the title deed

Turkish Citizenship - Property valuation
After deciding the right property to buy, the progress of expertise and appointment for the title deed signing procedure takes about a week.
While buying a property with the purpose of acquiring Turkish citizenship, one should tell title deed officers that the aim of the purchase is to acquire Turkish citizenship, so that title deed officers put gloss (exegesis) to prevent selling this property for 3 years.

3. Receiving the Certificate of Conformity and the Investor Resident documents

Turkish Citizenship - step 3 documents
About 15 days after the purchase, the title deed gives you "uygunluk belgesi" (certificate of conformity) which allows you to apply "yatırımcı ikamet belgesi" (investor resident document), just after the latter, you can apply for the appointment of Turkish citizenship. The application rendez-vous might be given after about 15 days.
Besides property documents, there'll be the following documents required; the translation of the applicant's passport, birth certificate, photos and the marriage certificate.

4. The final step of getting your Turkish citizenship

Turkish Citizenship - getting your Turkish passport
After the application rendez-vous, it takes about 45 days to get Turkish citizenship. The last step of the procedure is giving fingerprints and getting your Turkish citizen ID. The whole process takes two and a half to four months altogether.
As Turkey Expert, we'll be carrying out the necessary paperwork and assisting you with every step of the way.

Fees for Turkish Citizenship by Investment

Title deed fees

  • Expertise valuation fee for each property (about 1500 TL)
  • Property tax, which is %2 for the buyer plus 500 TL and %2 for the seller (%2 of the total value of the property). It is common that if the seller makes a discount more than %2, the buyer also pays the seller's share of the property tax.

Turkish citizenship fees (for each family member applying for Turkish citizenship)

  • Power of attorney (notary and translation fee, if needed) (1400 TL)
  • Government fees are about 600 TL
  • Notary (or consulate fees) are about 500-1000 TL (for translation of passport, birth certificate, marriage certificate, documents showing your family etc)
  • Health insurance fees are about 500-1000 TL for each year
  • Document Translations fees are about 300-600 TL (if needed)

Turkish Citizenship by buying property, the minimum limit is now 250.000 USD as of 19 September 2018

Can my family and I receive Turkish Passport through buying real estate in Turkey?

Yes, your children under 18 years old and spouses get the right to receive Turkish Passport as well.

Immigration to Turkey by investment

Turkish Republic Citizenship Program has been revised and eased for foreign investors. The amount required for foreign citizens to obtain Turkish citizenship through real estate investment has been lowered to 250.000 USD from 1.000.000 USD level.

Can I relocate to other countries such as US or UK with the Turkish Passport?

The USA has a special program for Investors (E1 / E2), enabling Turkish Passport holders to relocate to the USA. For the UK, relocating is simpler by opening a company.

Is dual Citizenship possible, do I need to give up my current Passport?

No, you can keep your current Passport, dual Citizenship is allowed when getting Turkish Passport by investment.

Am I required to learn Turkish language to receive Turkish Passport?

No, the Turkish Citizenship by Investment program does not require applicants to learn Turkish.

Can I make a profitable investment at the same time while applying for Turkish Citizenship?

Yes, you can! There're investment possibilities, both commercial or residential properties offering excellent rental returns. We'll be glad to inform you further about the possibilities.

Benefits of Turkish Citizenship by Investment

Turkish Citizenship program for investors is offering better conditions in comparison to similar Citizenship programs in other countries, such as;
  • Speed: The total length of the application takes up to 4 months on average. This is much shorter compared to similar applications in other countries.
  • The period of investment: You can sell your real estate after 3 years.
  • Low required investment amount: 250.000 USD will be sufficient for the Turkish Citizenship Application.
  • Maintain your current passport: Turkish Citizenship application allows for dual citizenship.
  • The simplicity of the application: Applying for Turkish Citizenship is far simpler regarding paperwork needed.
  • Dynamic Economy: The Turkish economy is very dynamic and the real estate market is booming. These conditions backed with a well educated young population, ensures excellent conditions for real estate investment.

Property in Turkey for Turkish Citizenship

Here below you can view a selection of Turkish homes and apartments which are eligible for Citizenship by Investment

However, with direct personal contact, we'll be able to offer you possibilities to suit your current situation. So please don't hesitate to get in touch with us!

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$ 285,036
This property is suitable for Turkish Citizenship and it has a rental guarantee for five years.
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
150 m2
$ 279,000
Delivery on Dec 2022
Valid until 15-Jul-2021
Buy an apartment at a discounted price in this luxury classic project in Taksim, it is eligible for Turkish Citizenship.
Beyoğlu, Istanbul
87 m2
$ 520,000
Both commercial properties are suitable for Turkish Citizenship, supermarket is rented for 7 and the ware house is rented for 3 years.
Esenyurt, Istanbul
650 m2
$ 275,653
24 % Discount
Valid until 13-Jul-2021
We are offering 2 apartments at a discounted price and suitable for the Turkish Citizenship program, located in the central Istanbul
Kağıthane, Istanbul
209 m2 6
$ 338,480
14 % Discount
This spacious villa is located on the European side of Istanbul, it offers open sea views, plenty of living space, and a private swimming pool
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
400 m2 7
$ 288,005
30 % Discount
Valid until 11-Jul-2021
This 2-bed 1-living room apartment in the Asian side of Istanbul has a popular location and comes with a substantial discount.
Maltepe, Istanbul
146 m2
$ 265,000
Delivery on Dec 2021
Valid until 09-Jul-2021
Buy 3 two-bedroom and a one-bedroom apartment in this modern project and enjoy the Turkish Citizenship Program
Esenyurt, Istanbul
$ 267,221
170 m2 commercial property in Istanbul Beylikduzu with a dentist as the tenant, suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
170 m2
$ 258,314
9 % Discount
Valid until 18-Jun-2021
We have a special package discount on two apartments, suitable for Turkish Citizenship.
Avcılar, Istanbul
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$ 263,658
26 % Discount
Valid until 07-Jul-2021
We're offering a special price for two 1+1 apartments on this popular complex, suitable for Turkish Citizenship as well
Bağcılar, Istanbul
156 m2 4
$ 292,162
Valid until 07-Jul-2021
Citizenship offer on 3 apartments in Bagcilar, Istanbul
Bağcılar, Istanbul
205 m2 6
$ 254,000
Special price for a 2 bedroom, 1 living (103 m2) room apartment in Istanbul Atakoy
Bakırköy, Istanbul
103 m2
$ 269,000
Delivery on Dec 2023
30 % Discount
Valid until 05-Jul-2021
The discounted price for 2 apartments will be $269.000, instead of $385.000, it is eligible for Turkish Citizenship by investment.
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
$ 273,000
7 % Discount
Valid until 05-Jul-2021
We're offering a discount price for two 1+1 (ready to move in) apartments in Istanbul Kadikoy, from $ 294.000 to $ 273.000
Kadıköy, Istanbul
134 m2 4
$ 267,221
This commercial shop has a monthly rental guarantee of 10.000TL for 5 years. It is eligible for Turkish Citizenship
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
130 m2
$ 254,000
Delivery on Sep 2021
Valid until 01-Jul-2021
This modern apartment in Beylikduzu offers plenty of space, sea-view and it is eligible for the Turkish Citizenship Program
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
260 m2 7
$ 255,000
Valid until 01-Jul-2021
Buying 3 apartments in this residential project in Istanbul will make you eligible for Turkish Citizenship at the same time.
Esenyurt, Istanbul
$ 268,290
Delivery on Jun 2022
10 % Discount
Valid until 29-Jun-2021
A citizenship offer on four 1+1 apartments in Kagithane Istanbul
Kağıthane, Istanbul
255 m2
$ 262,000
Delivery on Dec 2022
10 % Discount
Valid until 26-Jun-2021
We are offering 3 apartments with a 10% discount and suitable for the Turkish Citizenship Program in Istanbul
Esenyurt, Istanbul
270 m2
$ 403,817
Commercial properties with different sizes and well-known tenants for sale in Istanbul.
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
101-135 m2
$ 253,500
Delivery on Sep 2021
Valid until 24-Jun-2021
Bundle of two apartments with sea view close to the E-5 highway at a discounted price.
Kartal, Istanbul
200 m2
$ 363,388
This shop in Istanbul has already a tenant paying 14.442 TL each month, and it is suitable for the Turkish Citizenship.
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
95 m2
$ 363,302
These commercial properties are located in a shopping mall in Istanbul Bahcelievler
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
78-135 m2
$ 475,059
This property is suitable for Turkish citizenship.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
430 m2
$ 356,295
Shop for sale in a shopping mall in Istanbul Eyup, 5 years of guaranteed rental income, suitable for the Turkish Citizenship Program.
Eyüp, Istanbul
44 m2
$ 267,221
Four different kiosks in a shopping center in Eyup, with corporate tenants and suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Eyüp, Istanbul
3 m2
$ 380,048
Luxurious 2+1 apartment in Ottomare Suites with amazing views and spacious living space
Zeytinburnu, Istanbul
160 m2 3
$ 593,824
This commercial property is rented by a big online brand called Trendyol and is suitable for Turkish citizenship.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
1130 m2
$ 653,207
Commercial properties with rental income for in Istanbul.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
320 m2
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$ 403,817
Commercial property with five years rental contract for sale in Istanbul.
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
112 m2

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