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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$ 268,000
Delivery on Jun 2021
Valid until 14-May-2021
This special offer contains 7 apartment units in Istanbul Esenyurt, suitable for the Turkish Citizenship program as well.
Esenyurt, Istanbul
51-87 m2
$ 368,098
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
$ 423,313
Special offer on a three-bedroom apartment in Florya, suitable for citizenship.
Florya, Istanbul
165 m2
$ 276,074
Four different kiosks in a shopping center in Eyup, with corporate tenants and suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Eyüp, Istanbul
3 m2
$ 392,638
Luxurious 2+1 apartment in Ottomare Suites with amazing views and spacious living space
Zeytinburnu, Istanbul
160 m2 3
$ 429,448
This commercial property is rented by a big online brand called Trendyol and is suitable for Turkish citizenship.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
1130 m2
Delivery on Mar 2022
Valid until 29-Apr-2021
A special offer on these apartments in Kagithane Istanbul of 24 months installment, 6 percent rental return for 3 years.
Kağıthane, Istanbul
$ 674,847
Commercial properties with rental income for in Istanbul.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
320 m2
$ 417,195
Commercial property with five years rental contract for sale in Istanbul.
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
112 m2
$ 378,401
36 months installments
Commercial shops for sale in a lively location in Istanbul. They are generating rental income already and suitable for Turkish Citizenship.
Gaziosmanpaşa, Istanbul
98-203 m2
$ 319,018
This commercial shop has a 5 years contract with Vodafone, it is situated in a central location in the Sefakoy district of Istanbul
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
120 m2
$ 286,675
A commercial property rented by a popular restaurant in Turkey is for sale in Eyup Istanbul, suitable for Turkish Citizenship.
Eyüp, Istanbul
43 m2
$ 260,000
Triplex house with five bedrooms suitable for citizenship is for sale in Buyukcekmece, Istanbul
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
300 m2
$ 610,000
Rental guarantee shop for sale in one of the most popular districts in Istanbul, Eyup.
Eyüp, Istanbul
506 m2
$ 312,883
These modern offices with investment potential are situated in Pendik, Istanbul.
Pendik, Istanbul
160-640 m2
$ 398,773
Commercial shop with 10 years rental contract for sale in Esenyurt, Istanbul
Esenyurt, Istanbul
430 m2
$ 269,939
Turkcell is the most commonly used telecommunication company in Turkey, buying this shop in Istanbul will assure a continuous rental income
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
$ 417,195
Selection of commercial shops in an excellent location in Istanbul generating income
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
101-135 m2
$ 719,632
12 months installments
7 % Discount
Suites apartments in a beautiful peninsula of Cesme for sale
Izmir
281-338 m2 2-5
$ 282,000
Centrally located residence in Basaksehir, Istanbul
Başakşehir, Istanbul
80-679 m2 2-5
$ 269,939
2+1 apartment in Kadikoy Istanbul for sale
Kadıköy, Istanbul
$ 882,209
Luxurious Buyukcekmece villa for sale suitable for 3 citizenship
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
450 m2 6
$ 613,497
Commercial property in Beylikduzu suitable for citizenship
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
400 m2 1
$ 465,000
Only 1 villa left!
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
400 m2 6
$ 268,000
A shop for sale in Gunesli, Bagcilar suitable for citizenship, 8% rental return guaranteed for 3 years
Bağcılar, Istanbul
125 m2
$ 644,172
Invest in a great commercial property with a basement and garden in an excellent location with high rental income
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
320 m2 3
$ 963,190
Villa in Bebek for sale, an elite neigbhorhood in Istanbul
Sarıyer, Istanbul
$ 337,423
Well known supermarket chain SOK has a 10 years contract on this commercial property in Istanbul
Esenyurt, Istanbul
320 m2
$ 240,123
A commercial shop for sale in Istanbul features an excellent investment possibility, USD based rental guarantee!
Esenyurt, Istanbul
108-703 m2
$ 380,368
Commercial shops with different sizes available for sale in Beylikduzu. These properties are suitable for citizenship.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
207 m2 2-4

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