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

Ref: 6318
Başakşehir, Istanbul 124 m2
$ 245,499 Quick Request
Ref: 6430
Bakırköy, Istanbul 66-430 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+2, 5+1, 6+2 0
$ 337,241 Quick Request
Ref: 6429
Beyoğlu, Istanbul 47-360 m2 Studio, 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1 0 property video
$ 361,897 Quick Request
Ref: 6022
Başakşehir, Istanbul 76-210 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1 0
$ 68,000 Quick Request
Ref: 6410
Bahçelievler, Istanbul 77-221 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1 0
$ 180,862 Quick Request
Ref: 6399
Sarıyer, Istanbul 67-205 m2 Studio, 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1 1
$ 198,700 Quick Request
Ref: 6395
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul 91-205 m2 2+1, 3+1 0 property video
$ 87,725 Quick Request
Ref: 6388
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul 70 - 128 m2 1+1, 2+1 0
$ 80,172 Quick Request
Ref: 4759
Şişli, Istanbul 68-165 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1 0
$ 109,052 Quick Request
Ref: 5946
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul 89 - 187 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1 0
$ 72,504 Quick Request
Ref: 5949
With its own shopping center, plenty of facilities, and the metro stop next to it, this project with apartments in Istanbul makes an excellent investment
Gaziosmanpaşa, Istanbul 67 - 204 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1 0
$ 58,756 Quick Request
Ref: 6305
Başakşehir, Istanbul 106-171 m2 m2 0
$ 250,000 Quick Request
Ref: 5835
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul 129-318m m2 2+1,3+1,4+1,5+1 1
$ 108,862 Quick Request
Ref: 6075
Kuşadası Center, Kusadasi 130 + 50 m2 3+1 plus 1+1 0
$ 275,000 Quick Request
Ref: 6099
Izmir 52 - 209 m2 Studio, 1+1, 2+1, 3+1 0
$ 75,777 Quick Request
Ref: 4546
Long Beach, Kusadasi 194 m2 4+1 11-15
$ 300,586 Quick Request
Ref: 6024
Soğucak, Kusadasi 420 m2 5+1 11-15
$ 275,000 Quick Request
Ref: 6028
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul 60-584 m2 1+1, 2+1, 3+1, 4+1, 5+1, 6+1 0
$ 93,290 Quick Request