WHAT IS THE TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

The Turkey Citizenship-By-Investment Program offers eligible individuals and their families the opportunity to obtain full legal citizenship and passports upon making a qualifying investment in Turkey.

REQUIREMENTS: TURKISH CITIZENSHIP

  • Make a qualifying investment in Turkey
  • Hold the investment for a minimum of 3 years
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Not have entered or stayed illegally in Turkey
  • Obtain health insurance coverage

BENEFITS: TURKISH CITIZENSHIP

  • Dual citizenship is permitted
  • Dependents included:
    • Spouse
    • Dependent children under 18-years old
  • Citizenship for life, applicable for future generations
  • Right to reside indefinitely in Turkey
  • High standard of education and healthcare system
  • Fast processing
  • Visa-free travel/entry to over 110 countries
  • Ease of acquiring travel visas into the EU, US, Canada, & Australia
  • Enables investors to apply for a USA E-2 Visa
  • No physical residency requirement
  • No language requirement
  • No education or management experience required

Investment Options

  • A minimum of USD 250,000 (or Turkish Lira equivalent) in real estate property
  • Can be one or multiple properties
  • Must be free of charges and encumbrances
  • Must be held for at least 3 years
  • Requirement of a valuation report which needs to be accepted by the Capital Market Board
  • Land Registry Certificate showing the complete ownership of the property or properties
  • Valid Sales & Purchase Contract from the developer

Process

  • Apply for a Tax Registration Number in Turkey
  • Select property in Turkey
  • Complete qualifying investment
  • Meet all application documentation requirements
  • Apply for Turkish residency
  • Upon approval, apply for Turkish citizenship
  • Processing time between 3-6 months