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Overview

The newly launched Turkey Citizenship by Investment program is the fastest way to obtain the Turkish citizenship within an approximate period of 6 months. Applicants who purchase real estate in Turkey for a value of USD 250,000 shall legally become citizens of Turkey with the same rights as any Turkish national.

The provisions of the main legislation in which the conditions and rules for the acquisitions of Turkish citizenship are regulated under the Turkish Citizenship Law Numbered 5901 and dated 29/5/2009 (“Code”) with the Regulation of Enforcement of the Turkish Citizenship law numbered 2010/139 and dated 11/2/2010 based on the herein Code (“Regulation”), a number of revisions have been introduced on acquiring Turkish Citizenship with the Amendment of the Regulation on the Enforcement of the Turkish Citizenship law, which was published and entered into force on the Official Gazette dated 19/9/2018 and numbered 106 (“Amendment”)

Timeline: 6 – 8 months
Nationalities supported: Open for most nationalities
Visa free travel: Instant visa-free travel to 111 countries, including Japan, South Korea, Singapore and other major countries in Asia, Africa and South America
Investment type: Real Estate in Turkey
Investment cost: USD 250,000

Benefits

Family Security

Family Security

Spouse, and Children under 18 can be included in one application


Turkey is one of the most cost-effective places to live in


Turkey enjoys world-class educational and healthcare systems


Free Education and health care

Business Advantages

Business Advantages

Turkey has the 17th largest economy in the world


Benefit from the 30% drop in property prices


No inheritance tax in Turkey


Turkey’s real estate market had a 20% increase in the transactions in 2018

Visa Free Travel Countries

Visa Free Travel Countries

Turkey 2nd passport allows Instant travel to 111 countries


More countries are constantly added to the visa-free list


Reputable second passport - easy to obtain visas when required


List includes Japan, South Korea, Singapore major countries in Asia and South America

Personal Freedom

Personal Freedom

Turkey Citizenship and second passport in approx. 6 months


No requirements to reside in Turkey


Turkey allows dual nationality


Turkish citizenship open to most nationalities

Costs

The citizenship and second passport program of Turkey requires making a property investment in Turkey’s real estate market. The property should have been purchased after the 19th of September 2018, properties bought prior to that do not qualified unless an investment for USD 1 million or higher was made after January 2017. 

INVESTMENT REQUIRED – Real Estate investment in Turkey
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Minimum Real Estate Investment

USD 250,000

Please contact us for more information.

Timeline

Month 1
Month 1

Step 1:

  • Client signs CI Retainer Agreement and pays the retainer invoice
  • Document collection with CI’s guidance
  • CI helps client select the property which must have certain specifications and permits
Month 2
Month 2

Step 2:

  • Once Title Deed of property is obtained CI submits applications for Residency permit and Citizenship simultaneously
  • Interview with the client present in Turkey might be required by the Government
Month 6
Month 6

Step 3:

  • Citizenship Approval is issued
  • Client pays the Submission invoice of CI Professional Fees.

Step 4:

  • CI obtains the passports, which are then delivered to the client in their home country. 

The time estimated to receive the citizenship approval is an indication and would vary for each specific case depending on the Government's due diligence processing time*

Visa Free

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Visa Free
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111 VISA-FREE TRAVEL SCORE

List of key countries

Americas

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Bahama

Barbados

Belize

Brazil

Bolivia

Chile

Colombia*

Costa Rica

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Panama

Paraguay 

Peru

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and Grenadines

Suriname*

Trinidad and Tobago

Uruguay

Venezuela

Africa

Benin*

Botswana

Cape Verde*

Côte d'Ivoire*

Comoros* 

Gabon*

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya*

Madagascar*

Mauritania*

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique*

Rwanda*

São Tomé and Príncipe

Senegal

Seychelles*

Somalia*

South Africa

Sudan*

Swaziland

Tanzania*

Togo*

Tunisia

Uganda*

Zambia*

Zimbabwe*

EUROPE

Albania

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Georgia

Kazakhstan

Macedonia

Moldova

Montenegro

Serbia

Ukraine

ASIA

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Brunei

Cambodia

Hong Kong

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq*

Jordan

Japan

South Korea

Kuwait*

Kyrgyzstan

Lebanon*

Macao

Malaysia

Maldives*

Mongolia

Nepal*

Palestine Territories

Philippines

Qatar

Singapore

Tajikistan*

Thailand

Uzbekistan

Oceania

Fiji

Marshal Islands*

Micronesia

Palau*

Samoa*

Timor-Leste*

Tonga*

Tuvalu*

Vanuatu

E-Visa

Djibouti

Ethiopia

Lesotho

Mexico

Myanmar

Oman

Sri Lanka

* Visa on arrival

The list of countries is subject to variations depending on each government's policy and so is access to these countries.

General Info

Located in the heart of the Middle east and Europe, Turkey is separated by Anatolia by Black sea, Bosphorus, Marmara, Dardanelles and Aegean Sea. Turkey is a predominately Muslim country with 98% of the population function within a secular constitution. There are around 5 million Arabs residing in Turkey comprising 6% of the country’s entire population

Turkey is one of the largest emerging markets in the world. The country’s geographical location and overall global economic power makes Turkey an attractive place for investors worldwide. It is the 17th largest economy in the world with a nominal GDP of USD 849.48 billion, which is set to be part of the Trillion-dollar Club in 2020. Only 16 countries are in this club.

The country has outstanding infrastructure that makes transport within major cities in Turkey convenient and reliable. With easy access to several airports all year round, your journey home is normally within half an hour in most popular locations. 

Turkey’s cost of living makes the country one of the best locations for retirement. The country does not impose inheritance tax and property owners can sell their property after 3 years holding period and still keep their citizenship.

To know more about Turkey’s citizenship and 2nd passport program, please contact us or send a call back request and one of our specialists will contact you to discuss your needs.