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Turkish citizenship by property

Turkish citizenship application Apply for Turkish Citizenship!

How to apply for Turkish citizenship?

To apply for Turkish citizenship, you should purchase a property (one or more properties) with a total value of over $ 250.000. The valuation must be done by an expert and the money should be brought to Turkey by customs or bank account in the last 6 months before the application. The seller must be a Turkish citizen and all the money should be paid by a bank account.
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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 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 every step of the way.

Fees for Turkish Citizenship Application

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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?

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.

Property in Turkey for Citizenship

Here below you can view a selection of Turkish homes and apartments which are eligible for citizenship application

This is just a small selection from our portfolio. Please contact us for more possibilities

Shop for sale in Beylikduzu, a well-known retail chain called Ozdilek
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Shop for sale in Beylikduzu, a well-known retail chain called Ozdilek

Ozdilek store is located in Perlavista AVM, which is centrally located in Beylikdüzü

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 85 m2
Commercial property for sale in Antalya
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Commercial property for sale in Antalya

Shop for sale in Antalya generating rental income

  • Antalya
  • 398 m2
Turkish Citizenship special offer, 4 apartments with rental guarantee in Istanbul
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Turkish Citizenship special offer, 4 apartments with rental guarantee in Istanbul

With buying an apartment on this Istanbul project and our citizenship package, you can get your Turkish passport and earn rental income at the same time.

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 35-171 m2
  • 1+0, 1+1, 2+1
Shops for sale on a big shopping mall in Istanbul Beylikduzu, rental guarantee, and Turkish Citizenship
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Shops for sale on a big shopping mall in Istanbul Beylikduzu, rental guarantee, and Turkish Citizenship

Two investment properties for sales in a shopping center in Beylikduzu, they're suitable for a Turkish Citizenship application and come with a rental guarantee

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 90-135 m2
  • 2
Apartments for sale in Istanbul suitable for citizenship, promising high rental return
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Apartments for sale in Istanbul suitable for citizenship, promising high rental return

Located in the center of Beylikduzu, these apartments promise a high rental return annually and they are eligible for citizenship at the same time.

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 96 m2
  • 2+1
  • property video
Turkcell store for sale in Istanbul Beylikdüzü
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Turkcell store for sale in Istanbul Beylikdüzü

Buy to let investment property for sale in Istanbul with 5 years rental guarantee

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 65 m2
LCW store for sale in Istanbul Beylikduzu, rental guarantee
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LCW store for sale in Istanbul Beylikduzu, rental guarantee

This investment property offers 5 years of rental guarantee, it's suitable for the Turkish Citizenship application as well.

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 95-240 m2
Commercial investment for sale in a shopping mall with a fast-food chain as a tenant in Istanbul
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Commercial investment for sale in a shopping mall with a fast-food chain as a tenant in Istanbul

This shop has been rented out to a well-known fast-food chain and its rental is guaranteed for the coming 5 years. It also allows you to apply for a Turkish passport.

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 535 m2
Completed apartments for sale in Istanbul Buyukcekmece
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Completed apartments for sale in Istanbul Buyukcekmece

The sea view apartments are situated on the European Istanbul in one of the districts that increase in value most. They are nearly completed and suitable for citizenship.

  • Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
  • 121-254 m2
  • 2+1, 3+1, 3+2
  • property video
Rental guaranteed KFC restaurant for sale in Istanbul
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Rental guaranteed KFC restaurant for sale in Istanbul

Buying this commercial store in Istanbul guarantees a rental income and it also provides the possibility to apply for Turkish citizenship.

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 100 m2
  • 3
Investment residential properties for sale in Istanbul
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Investment residential properties for sale in Istanbul

By buying a property in Istanbul on this site, you will open your doors to a luxurious and peaceful life close to the center

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 95-185 m2
  • 1+1, 2+1, 3+1
  • property video
Shop for sale in Istanbul in a central location
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Shop for sale in Istanbul in a central location

This commercial property in Istanbul is rented to a supermarket chain, which makes it a good investment and citizenship opportunity at the same time.

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 280 m2
  • 3
Student rooms for sale in Istanbul next to the university with high rental return
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Student rooms for sale in Istanbul next to the university with high rental return

These investment properties in Istanbul vary in sizes and are for sale in Istanbul Esenyurt. They come with a rental guarantee and citizenship packages.

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 32-84 m2
  • 1+0, 1+1
Rental guaranteed student housing in Istanbul for sale
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Rental guaranteed student housing in Istanbul for sale

The project is located close to several universities in Istanbul and is offering student homes for sale with a rental guarantee together with citizenship options

  • Kağıthane, Istanbul
  • 50-75 m2
  • 3+1, 4+1, 3+3
Completed project in Istanbul Basin Ekspress, great fit for citizenship
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Completed project in Istanbul Basin Ekspress, great fit for citizenship

Apartments for sale in Istanbul, with citizenship package offers

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 50 m2
  • 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1
  • property video
Shop for sale in Istanbul promising a high return with rental guarantee
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Shop for sale in Istanbul promising a high return with rental guarantee

This buy-to-let investment in Istanbul Zeytinburnu has a retail tenant, and the contract will be transferred to the new buyer.

  • Zeytinburnu, Istanbul
  • 240 m2
Buy an apartment in Istanbul with amazing views
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Buy an apartment in Istanbul with amazing views

You will enjoy Istanbul to its maximum when owning an apartment on this project. At the same time, you will be able to apply for citizenship.

  • Kartal, Istanbul
  • 78-200 m2
  • 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1
  • property video
Old Istanbul apartment for sale near the Palace with Bosphorus views
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Old Istanbul apartment for sale near the Palace with Bosphorus views

Authentic apartment for sale in a historically rich neighborhood in Istanbul center offering nice views of the Bosphorus

  • Üsküdar, Istanbul
  • 145 m2
  • 3+1
  • property video
Modern project in Istanbul with good investment potential, rental guarantee and citizenship possibility
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Modern project in Istanbul with good investment potential, rental guarantee and citizenship possibility

Innovative modern apartments for sale in Istanbul with a rental guarantee and amazing views

  • Bağcılar, Istanbul
  • 76 - 155 m2
  • 1+1 , 2+1
Supermarket shop for sale in Istanbul, generating rental income
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Supermarket shop for sale in Istanbul, generating rental income

Investment property is located in Beylikduzu district of Istanbul, suitable for Turkish citizenship application as well

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 170 m2
  • 3
Luxury new apartments with facilities in Istanbul
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Luxury new apartments with facilities in Istanbul

This project makes it possible to stay in your own apartment in Istanbul while using exclusive hotel facilities. The high-end interior design of the apartments will make your stay special.

  • Tuzla, Istanbul
  • 128-534 m2
  • 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1
Shop for sale in Istanbul Beylikduzu suitable for citizenship
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Shop for sale in Istanbul Beylikduzu suitable for citizenship

This investment property in Istanbul is an excellent option for generating regular rental income and it's suitable for citizenship application as well.

  • Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
  • 300 m2
New apartments in Istanbul on the European side with early investor prices
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New apartments in Istanbul on the European side with early investor prices

This is the second phase of the successfull project, offering a good capital gain potential for early investors

  • Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
  • 68-204 m2
  • 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1
Shop for sale in Istanbul, 3 years rent guarantee, eligible for citizenship
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Shop for sale in Istanbul, 3 years rent guarantee, eligible for citizenship

This is an ideal property to buy if you're looking for Turkish citizenship by real estate investment and having a guaranteed monthly income as well

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 240 m2
  • 2
Shop for sale on the European Side of Istanbul with Migros tenant and rental guarantee
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Shop for sale on the European Side of Istanbul with Migros tenant and rental guarantee

Investment real estate in Istanbul with rental guarantee, suitable for citizenship as well.

  • Bağcılar, Istanbul
  • 176 m2
  • 2
Investment apartments with facilities in Istanbul Bahcesehir
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Investment apartments with facilities in Istanbul Bahcesehir

Investment property in Istanbul on a compound with facilities and excellent location

  • Esenyurt, Istanbul
  • 60-241 m2
  • 1+1,2+1,3+1
Residential apartment with sea views for sale in Izmir Balcova
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Residential apartment with sea views for sale in Izmir Balcova

Located in Balova district of Izmir, this apartment has a very convenient location, near 2 big shopping malls and a private university, Izmir center is easily reachable.

  • Izmir
  • 125 m2
  • 3+1
Apartment building for sale next to the Taksim Istiklal Street with hotel certificate
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Apartment building for sale next to the Taksim Istiklal Street with hotel certificate

Are you looking for a real estate investment in Istanbul? It's possible to run this investment property as a profitable hotel business.

  • Beyoğlu, Istanbul
  • 550 m2
  • 20
  • property video
Commercial shop for sale in Istanbul with a tenant, investment property, suitable for citizenship
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Commercial shop for sale in Istanbul with a tenant, investment property, suitable for citizenship

Investing in a commercial shop in Istanbul Turkey can be a profitable business. Next to the rental income, this investment property is also suitable for Turkish citizenship.

  • Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
  • 300 m2
  • 3
Low priced, new apartment for sale in Izmir Balcova, investment potential
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Low priced, new apartment for sale in Izmir Balcova, investment potential

These apartments are located in a good residential neighborhood in Izmir, offering 2 bedrooms and 1 living room

  • Izmir
  • 90 m2
  • 2+1