Turkish Citizenship by Investment

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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 1 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 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.

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.

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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$ 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
$ 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
$ 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
$ 255,000
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
2-3
$ 845,829
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
$ 241,111
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
$ 275,000
Delivery on Dec 2021
Package of 6 apartments for investment and Turkish Citizenship
6 units of 1+1 style is up for sale for a great price and has stable rental returns as well
Esenyurt, Istanbul
82 m2 2
$ 260,000
Delivery on Dec 2020
Limited investment offer 3 apartments forTurkish Citizenship
This offer is suitable for those interested in obtaining Turkish Citizenship
Küçükçekmece, Istanbul
45-119 m2 1-3
$ 284,000
Ready
Citizenship campaign on a prestigious development in Istanbul
Exclusive apartment package for sale with guaranteed Turkish Citizenship
Bağcılar, Istanbul
75-120 m2 2-3
$ 250,000
Delivery on Dec 2020
Property bundle for Turkish Citizensip containing 4 flats up for sale in Istanbul
These studio flats in Basin Express area in Istanbul are perfect for Turkish Citizenship application
Bağcılar, Istanbul
43 m2 1
$ 254,000
Delivery on Jun 2021
Turkish Citizenship offer with rental guarantee near the New Airport
This Citizenship package contains a commercial shop with 9% rental and 3 years guarantee
Başakşehir, Istanbul
115 m2
$ 277,000
Delivery on Dec 2020
Turkish Citizenship package in Istanbul Beylikduzu
Excellent package of 2 spacious apartments (2 bedrooms and 3 bedrooms) for the price of 277,000 USD, that makes you eligible for citizenship
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
110-191 m2 3-4
$ 260,000
Ready
Turkish Citizenship by investment in 6 commercial shops
Commercial shops for sale that has an attractive package, guarantees Turkish citizenship
Bağcılar, Istanbul
153 m2 6
$ 255,000
Ready
Turkish Citizenship package offer containing three apartments with rental guarantee
This Turkish Citizenship by investment package contains three apartments on a well-maintained compound with facilities
Esenyurt, Istanbul
65 m2 2
$ 423,704
Delivery on Dec 2020
24 months installments
8 % Discount
Luxury family villas in the most peaceful location of European Istanbul
One of the most beautiful luxury villa projects in Istanbul with unique designs, breathtaking scenery, and excellent privacy.
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
226-463 m2 5
$ 479,994
Ready
Sold out
Seafront detached villas in Istanbul with private beach and marina
These exclusive sea view villas are suitable for citizenship and offer a variety of facilities on a unique location
Büyükçekmece, Istanbul
353 m2 5
$ 2,956,790
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
26
$ 359,000
Ready
Prestigious residences and offices for sale in Istanbul Sisli
The development is located in Mecidiyeköy Şişli, one of the oldest and most known central neighborhoods of Istanbul.
Şişli, Istanbul
97-407 m2 2-5
$ 518,519
Ozdilek store is located in Perlavista AVM, which is centrally located in Beylikdüzü
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
85 m2
$ 518,519
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
$ 648,148
Buy to let investment property for sale in Istanbul with 5 years rental guarantee
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
65 m2
$ 466,667
This investment property offers 5 years of rental guarantee, it's suitable for the Turkish Citizenship application as well.
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
95-240 m2
$ 388,889
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
53 m2
$ 700,000
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
$ 364,198
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
$ 462,963
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
$ 320,000
Authentic apartment for sale in a historically rich neighborhood in Istanbul center offering nice views of the Bosphorus
Üsküdar, Istanbul
145 m2 4
$ 320,000
Ready
24 months installments
Sold out
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 2-3
$ 234,568
Investment property is located in Beylikduzu district of Istanbul, suitable for Turkish citizenship application as well
Beylikdüzü, Istanbul
170 m2 3

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