Turkish Citizenship by Investment and Turkish Citizenship by Property

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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 Property

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 buying property

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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$ 400,000
11 % Discount
Valid until 14-Feb-2022
You can now purchase this 103 sqm spacious apartment located in the heart of Istanbul with a 11% discount
Beyoğlu, Istanbul
103 m2 2
$ 250,000
Here's a hassle-free commercial investment property in Istanbul eligible for Turkish Citizenship with a corporate tenant
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
120 m2
$ 150,000
75 m2 commercial property currently operated as a cafe brings high rental income, it's suitable to be part of your Turkish citizenship portfolio
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
75 m2
$ 275,000
10 % Discount
Valid until 07-Feb-2022
We're offering a 10% discount on this office located in Istanbul Florya.
Florya, Istanbul
$ 250,000
This 142 m2 commercial property in Istanbul brings a high monthly rental income guaranteed for 3 years, which is the period required to hold the property for Turkish Citizenship
Eyüp, Istanbul
142 m2
$ 291,000
Delivery on Sep 2022
27 % Discount
Valid until 06-Feb-2022
We're offering a duplex property in Istanbul offering 215 sqm living space and a 27% price discount. The flat is eligible for Turkish Citizenship program.
Başakşehir, Istanbul
215 m2 5
$ 196,402
Delivery on Mar 2023
20 % Discount
Valid until 05-Feb-2022
This 3+1 165 sqm Beylikduzu apartment is located in a luxury complex, with sea views. There's a 45% profit guarantee on resale in 3 years.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
165 m2 4
$ 258,000
30 % Discount
Valid until 04-Feb-2022
This spacious 162 sqm flat in Istanbul is located in a complex with many facilities. The 5th-floor property comes with a great discount.
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
162 m2 4
$ 733,808
Delivery on Dec 2023
Only 20 villas are built on a plot of land of 12.150 sqm. The project comprises 20 villas with gardens of 250 to 400 m2. The enclosed living area is 345 m2.
Kuşadası Center, Kusadasi
345 m2 6
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$ 560,000
30 % Discount
Valid until 08-Feb-2022
This 146 sqm modern office is located in the prominent district of Istanbul, Nisantasi.
Şişli, Istanbul
146 m2 2
$ 263,000
30 % Discount
Valid until 03-Feb-2022
You can now purchase 2 luxurious hotel-concept apartments in Istanbul with a 30% price discount and 35% ROI resale guarantee after 3 years.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
4
$ 315,000
Delivery on Dec 2022
28 % Discount
Valid until 02-Feb-2022
148 sqm and 155 sqm 2 spacious flats in Istanbul come with a 28% discount, plus the possibility of receiving Turkish Citizenship.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
303 m2 8
$ 320,700
Delivery on Dec 2022
14 % Discount
Valid until 02-Feb-2022
Special discount available on this citizenship package consists of two 1+1 apartments in Kagithane, Istanbul
Kağıthane, Istanbul
171 m2 4
$ 265,000
Delivery on Mar 2022
18 % Discount
Valid until 06-Feb-2022
You can now buy 3 apartments (65 m2 each) in this modern project in the Eyup district of Istanbul, the offer comes with an 18% discounted price.
Eyüp, Istanbul
195 m2 6
$ 471,064
Ready
20 % Discount
Valid until 30-Jan-2022
This 92 sqm 1+1 property is located in the most luxurious tower in Istanbul Maslak. The property is now available for 6,284,000 TL instead of the list price; 7,855,000 TL.
Sarıyer, Istanbul
98 m2 2
$ 790,855
Ready
20 % Discount
Valid until 28-Jan-2022
Here's the chance to purchase a splendid 258 sqm 3-bedroom apartment in Istanbul Beykoz with a 20 percent price discount
Beykoz, Istanbul
258 m2 4
$ 559,999
18 % Discount
Valid until 27-Jan-2022
18% price discount available on this deluxe Istanbul apartment with 3 bedrooms and 1 living room, suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Başakşehir, Istanbul
4
$ 318,979
Ready
18 % Discount
Valid until 27-Jan-2022
Turkish Citizenship package consists of one 1+1, 77m2 apartment and one 3+1, 148 m2 apartment in a modern project in Avcilar, Istanbul
Avcılar, Istanbul
225 m2 6
$ 1,152,330
12 months installments
10 % Discount
Luxury apartments in the center of the Altunizade neighborhood in the Uskudar district, near the Bosphorus Bridge
Üsküdar, Istanbul
208-557 m2
$ 255,000
5 % Discount
This 108 sqm commercial property is located just by the E-5 Highway in Istanbul Beylikduzu, suitable for Turkish Citizenship.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
108 m2
$ 3,600,000
This 6-story hotel in Istanbul is located in a popular tourist area, excellent hospitality business investment in Turkey
Fatih, Istanbul
$ 679,160
12 months installments
Composed of 12 blocks, the complex with well-designed green areas and decorative pools is an aesthetic experience lying at the heart of Istanbul Cengelkoy.
Üsküdar, Istanbul
156-299 m2 3-5
$ 300,000
Delivery on May 2022
This project is suitable for Turkish citizenship, and it offers a high rental return that is guaranteed for 4 years.
Torba, Bodrum
136-147 m2 3-4
$ 277,361
This 170 m2 shop is tenanted by Vodafone and guarantees a stable monthly income.
Avcılar, Istanbul
170 m2
$ 899,550
This 5+1 luxury home consists of a spacious garden, a private pool, and a detached deck with a roof.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
250 m2 6
$ 575,000
146 m2 flat with Bosphorus view offers you picturesque views of Istanbul, located in a tower with facilities.
Şişli, Istanbul
146 m2 3
$ 712,144
This commercial real estate is located in Istanbul Avcilar, it generates a steady rental income thanks to its corporate tenant.
Avcılar, Istanbul
448 m2
Sold out
3 ATMs come with a 3-year rental guarantee and high rental income. This hassle-free investment is a convenient way of getting Turkish Citizenship.
Zeytinburnu, Istanbul
110 m2
$ 262,369
Commercial property located in the European side of Istanbul, in Bahcelievler, a guaranteed 16 000 TL monthly income for 3 years
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
140 m2
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$ 230,960
This 138 m2 shop in Istanbul Bagcilar is suitable for Turkish Citizenship.
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
138 m2

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