Turkish Citizenship by Investment

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.
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How to apply for Turkish Citizenship by Investment

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 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, your parents 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.

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!

$ 268,000
A shop for sale in Gunesli, Bagcilar suitable for citizenship, 8% rental return guaranteed for 3 years
Bağcılar, Istanbul
125 m2
$ 638,686
Invest in a great commercial property with a basement and garden in an excellent location with high rental income
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
320 m2 3
$ 954,988
Villa in Bebek for sale, an elite neigbhorhood in Istanbul
Sarıyer, Istanbul
$ 334,550
Well known supermarket chain SOK has a 10 years contract on this commercial property in Istanbul
Esenyurt, Istanbul
320 m2
$ 250,000
Sea view triplix villa in a well-mainted villa residence for sale in Istanbul.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
260 m2 6
$ 250,000
A commercial shop for sale in Istanbul features an excellent investment possibility, USD based rental guarantee!
Esenyurt, Istanbul
$ 377,129
Commercial shops with different sizes available for sale in Beylikduzu. These properties are suitable for citizenship.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
207 m2 2-4
$ 498,783
Apartments with amazing sea-views and high-end finishings with a smart home technology in Karsiyaka Izmir
Izmir
200-220 m2 4-5
$ 260,110
12 months installments
Amazing offer of Eight Apartments and Turkish Citizenship
Esenyurt Apartments close to the Metrobus with an excellent citizenship package
Esenyurt, Istanbul
46-79 m2
$ 250,000
Our apartment and commercial real estate packages will make it a smooth process obtaining the Turkish citizenship.
Esenyurt, Istanbul
80-175 m2 4
$ 265,000
This offer includes 2 apartments in a very central location on the European Istanbul, only 20 minutes to Taksim
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
64-160 m2 2-4
$ 1,600,000
This is the unique opportunity to own a house in Istanbul in such an exclusive location.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
850 m2 8
$ 7,500,000
This hotel offers excellent return on investment due to its unique location in the heart of Taksim.
Beyoğlu, Istanbul
65
$ 250,000
6% rental guarantee on US Dollars, on this Turkish Citizenship investment opportunity shop with 3 years guaranteed income
Başakşehir, Istanbul
100 m2 3
$ 72,993
You can own a 2-bedroom apartment on a family-oriented project with many facilities.
Esenyurt, Istanbul
3
$ 263,694
Delivery on Dec 2020
Various packages for Turkish citizenship within our project in Istanbul
The project is located on Istanbul's European side near the E5 highway and Kanal Istanbul. It draws the attention with its architectural details and high building standards.
Avcılar, Istanbul
41-105 m2 1-4
$ 206,813
Sophisticated houses in Istanbul with a high standard of living is perfect for you and your family
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
52-172 m2 2-4
$ 181,995
10 % Discount
Seaview apartments for sale in Istanbul Kadikoy
This completed site makes it possible to own a home in one of Istanbul's oldest and prestigious neighborhoods at the Anatolian site with a long history and easy access to both bridges.
Kadıköy, Istanbul
67-254 m2 2-5
$ 284,000
Delivery on Jan 2021
Citizenship package with 2 apartments in the heart of Istanbul
The apartments have an excellent location in the historical center of Istanbul, near Eyup Mosque
Eyüp, Istanbul
95-235 m2 3-6
$ 236,010
Ready
Turkish Citizenship deal containing residential apartments in Istanbul
Buy 2 apartments with a reduced price, ready to move in, backed with a government guarantee
Başakşehir, Istanbul
103-184 m2 3-5
$ 250,000
This attractive property is a triplex, meaning it has 3 floors. It's located on the compound near the Buyukcekmece lake and marmara sea with full facilites
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
250 m2 6
$ 248,000
Delivery on Dec 2020
36 months installments
Investment apartments for sale in a prestigious hotel with rental guarantee in Istanbul
One of the most prestigious investment projects in the Esenyurt region
Esenyurt, Istanbul
$ 833,481
This exclusive compound on the European side of Istanbul is situated right on the waterfront. It consists of a marina and a beautiful promenade along the shore, with many facilities on site.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
459-978 m2 6-10
$ 550,000
Villa properties in Istanbul with sea views, on a compound with services, suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
400 m2 6
$ 276,000
Delivery on Sep 2021
Property investment with buy back guarantee eligible for Turkish Citizenship
Apartments for sale in Istanbul with 40% buyback guarantee suitable for Turkish Citizenship and for investment
Esenyurt, Istanbul
70-230 m2 2-4
$ 250,000
Ready
Turkish Citizenship and property investment options
Here we're presenting 4 different attractive options for investment along with a chance to be eligible for Turkish Citizenship through property purchase
Esenyurt, Istanbul
80-175 m2
$ 280,000
Delivery on Dec 2020
Property investment package suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Guaranteed investment in a central area of Istanbul near the metro station and hotel apartment style, buyer will get the right for receiving Turkish Passport
Bağcılar, Istanbul
70-110 m2 2-3
$ 281,000
Delivery on Dec 2020
Turkish Citizenship offer with rental guarantee
Property investment package on a hotel concept project in Istanbul for Turkish Citizenship
Başakşehir, Istanbul
45-90 m2 1-2
$ 237,591
Ready
Special package offering 6 studio apartments for an excluisive price
Buy apartments in Istanbul that are centrally located and get a good return on your investment, Turkish Citizenship pre-approved
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
45 m2 1
$ 210,949
Ready
Special Citizenship offer of 2 apartment in Beylikduzu Istanbul
The offer contains 2 large size apartments on a popular compound in Istanbul Beylikduzu suitable for Turkish Citizenship
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
146 m2

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