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


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

$ 138,473
Ref: 6831
The project offers spacious residential apartments in a strategic location near the center of Istanbul
Zeytinburnu, Istanbul
131-268 m2 3-5
$ 93,899
Ref: 6641
The project offers a variety of investment options in one of the most lively and popular locations in Istanbul.
49-140 m2 2-4
$ 212,392
Ref: 6793
This spectacular project in Istanbul Atakoy stands out with an impressive architecture
Bakırköy, Istanbul
149-281 m2 3-4
$ 65,533
Ref: 6797
The project offers apartments that are suitable for those who are looking for housing and investment at the same time due to its central location
67-141 m2
$ 76,945
Ref: 6786
The project has various properties suitable for students and employees in the Basin Express area and offers many communal facilities
Bahçelievler, Istanbul
72-142 m2 2-3-4
$ 95,000
Ref: 6792
The apartments are completed and are ready to move in. Citizenship packages are available.
Esenyurt, Istanbul
70-188 m2 2-4
$ 589,083
Ref: 6804
These exclusive sea view villas are suitable for citizenship and offer a variety of facilities on a unique location
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
353 m2 5
$ 60,519
Ref: 5822
This new development on the European Side of Istanbul is offering a variety of apartments and many facilities including a school and a hospital
74-212 m2 2-5
$ 133,485
Ref: 6759
These new apartments on the Anatolian Side of Istanbul stand out with their proximity to two metro stations and having many varied facilities.
Ümraniye, Istanbul
75-239 m2 2-5
$ 130,156
Ref: 6766
The project is on the European Sariyer district and is backed by the beautiful Belgrade Forest.
47-190 m2 1-4
$ 99,242
Ref: 6774
These apartments for sale near Kanal Istanbul project have spacious living areas and many social facilities
Avcılar, Istanbul
135-189 m2 3-5
$ 173,182
Ref: 6769
These apartments are suitable for citizenship application as well, centrally located in Zeytinburnu with many facilities for families on the compound
Zeytinburnu, Istanbul
118-207 m2
$ 114,450
Ref: 5835
Almost all of the apartments in the project are designed in a way that gives them wonderful sea and views of the Marmara Sea.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
113-295 m2 3-6
$ 65,000
Ref: 6762
This is an elegant large size development in Izmir with many facilities and modern design features, next to the metro
25-150 m2 1-5
$ 85,606
Ref: 6756
The apartments offer breathtaking sea views due to their elevated position and are only 1 minute from the metro stop.
Kadıköy, Istanbul
54-246 m2 2-5
$ 49,697
Ref: 4564
Special apartments for sale in Izmir Bornova on a compound with outstanding facilities such as a science center, medical center, swimming pools, kindergarten
76-232 m2 2-3-4
$ 149,242
Ref: 6749
The apartments have modern architecture, perfect location near the city center and great sea views
57-190 m2 2-6
$ 145,533
Ref: 6029
These lake view Marmaray apartments near Kanal Istanbul are suitable for Turkish citizenship.
93-245 m2
$ 2,734,848
Ref: 6711
This 3-star hotel is only 200 meters from the Blue Flag Konyaalti Beach with easy access to Antalya center, making it an investment running all year round.
Konyaalti, Antalya
$ 140,303
Ref: 5810
The development is designed mimicking the well-known streets of Istanbul such as; Nevizade, Galata, and Pera.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
110-277 m2 3-6
$ 101,667
Ref: 2407
The project combines residential apartments with luxury hotel concept suites and a shopping mall. Due to its location, the apartments' value is expected to increase rapidly.
Gaziosmanpaşa, Istanbul
79-218 m2 2-5
$ 118,444
Ref: 5806
Last units for sale on this residential project in Basaksehir Istanbul with plenty of facilities for a comfortable and relaxing life.
67-195 m2 3-4
$ 358,000
Ref: 6659
The development is located in Mecidiyeköy Şişli, one of the oldest and most known central neighborhoods of Istanbul.
97-407 m2 2-5
$ 636,364
Ref: 6598
Ozdilek store is located in Perlavista AVM, which is centrally located in Beylikdüzü
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
85 m2
$ 193,080
Ref: 6661
Shop for sale in Antalya generating rental income
398 m2
$ 51,786
Ref: 6409
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.
48-171 m2 1-3
$ 636,364
Ref: 6597
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
$ 54,545
Ref: 6392
Located in the center of Beylikduzu, these apartments promise a high rental return annually and they are eligible for citizenship at the same time.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
96 m2 3
$ 795,455
Ref: 6599
Buy to let investment property for sale in Istanbul with 5 years rental guarantee
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
65 m2
$ 572,727
Ref: 6596
This investment property offers 5 years of rental guarantee, it's suitable for the Turkish Citizenship application as well.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
95-240 m2

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