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Turkey Citizenship by Investment

About the program

The program has a simple process of obtaining citizenship with profitable investments. Investors don’t have to give up their first citizenship and have access to the European and Asian economies.


Minimum Investment

$400,000 is the required minimum of investment real estate. It is a usually freehold property with guaranteed income.


About the country

Turkey has a rich history and transcontinental culture. Surrounded by three seas, it is a popular destination for travel and life.

Population: 84,75 mln. Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY) Language: Turkish Capital: Ankara

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Processing time

Usually, the whole process will take 3-4 months after submission of the application to approval to obtain citizenship by investment.

How to get Turkey Citizenship by Investment

Visa-free travel

110 countries are visa-free for holders of Turkish passport. Destinations like Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea.


Benefits of Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program

The program is popular among investors because of the simple and quick process of obtaining citizenship. Turkey is a hub between Europe and Asia, it attracts economic opportunities.

  • Documents paperwork
    Easy process

    You can apply without previous residency, or language test, and keep your previous citizenship.

  • Process progress
    Profitable investment

    The real estate market in Turkey gives a high level of annual yields from rental.

  • Free travel
    Access to the USA E-2 visa

    You can apply for E-2 Investor Visa in the USA, it will give you the right to work and live there. Visa is renewable every 5 years.

  • Comfortable life
    Rich experience of life

    Being on the cross between West and East Turkey is known as a multicultural country with rich history and is welcoming different nationalities.


Type of Investment for Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program

Turkey offers various options for investing, depending on the individuals’ preferences, but almost all of them have different returns on investment. Purchasing the property is the most popular so far. All programs have a minimum retention period, which is 3 years.

  • Money cash flow

    Minimum investment in real estate to obtain citizenship. You can buy one or several properties.

  • Movement

    -Minimum fixed capital contribution -Investing in government bonds

  • Investment

    -Real estate investment fund or venturecapital investment fund -Deposit in a Turkish bank

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    Creating 50 new jobs

    There is no minimum amount of investment required, but the holding period is still 3 years.

Who can apply for Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program?

Requirements for an investor:

  • Age above 18 years old
  • Clean criminal record
  • Must not have stayed illegally in Turkey in the past
  • Keep investment minimum for 3 years

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Requirements for a family:

  • Spouse.
  • Children under 18 years
  • Children from other marriages ( with the consent of the second parent)
  • Parents who are supported by the applicant

Timeline for obtaining Citizenship in Turkey

Turkish citizenship by investment program has an easy process with simple steps. One of the most important stages is paperwork. Invest Citizenship will recommend you lawyers or advisors with great experience who will guide you and support you until you will receive your passport.

Step 1

Documents paperwork

1-2 weeks

Get the Turkish taxpayer ID number.
Open a bank account in Turkey and deposit the necessary amount of funds. It is possible to do it remotely with help of advisors

Step 2

Money cash flow

1 week

Choose the right type of Investment eligible for the citizenship by investment program. Transfer the funds to your Turkish Bank account and make the required investment.

Step 3


1 month

Get a Certificate of Eligibility. Apply to a certain Government department according to the type of Investment you made. For real estate, it is the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

Step 4


2-3 weeks

Get a short-term residency permit for you and your family by applying to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management. It can be done remotely by lawyers/advisors without you coming to Turkey.

Step 4

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Apply for citizenship at the Provincial Directorate of Census and Citizenship of the settlement. There is no need for physical presence or interview for the application process, it is made by lawyers.

Step 6

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4 month

Receive approval of application; it normally takes up to 120 days but can be facilitated. A passport is valid for 10 years with no need to renew until its expiration date.

Real Estate Investment Options

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The complex consists of 513 units that combine both residential and office spaces. The premises include 11,000 square meters of landscaped areas, featuring a variety of garden designs and numerous social spaces designed to provide a peaceful escape from the busy urban environment.

Price: $410,000
Location: Istanbul
Size: 69 m2

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