Why Turkish Citizenship by Property?

  • A major gateway between Asia and Europe
  • Economic center for the entrepreneurs around the world
  • The comfortable ecosystem for Moslem people and their families
  • High-quality education opportunities for your children
  • Owns amazing touristic attractions and beaches,
  • Huge rental income for your property investments
  • Being one of the best passports of the World traveling many countries without visa

    Why it is very easy to get Turkish Citizenship by property?

  • You do not need to leave your own citizenship
  • It takes only 4 months
  • You need to hold the property only for 3 years
  • During this period you can get a huge rental income
  • You can do business in Turkey

    FAQ on Turkish Citizenship By Property
    Recently a new law published in Offical Gazette. This law has new regulations on Turkish Citizenship by investment. Accordingly, the required value of the property to get Turkish Citizenship has been decreased. It was 1.000.000-USD before, now it is 250.000-USD

    In order to address the unclear points with this regard, please find below the answers of FAQ.

    Could you briefly explain the process of Turkish Citizenship by Property
    The Turkish Citizenship by property process begins with the search of the min. 250.000 valued real estate. Upon making decision and the purchase of the property, the legal procedures is initiated. Secondly, the application made to the government authority of land registry. In order to investigate the actual value, this application is sent to the relevant ministry. Thereafter, the Ministry makes a registry in their records that such property is not saleable for 3 years. After that, The Ministry submits the application of Turkish Citizenship Affairs. Final stage, you are invited to have your passport and citizenship

    Can my family get Turkish citizenship by property purchase?
    Certainly, you, your spouse and all your children under the age of 18 may be Turkish citizens.

    Can I get more than one real estate to reach the 250,000 USD limit?
    You can buy more than one real estate with a total value of at least $ 250,000. However, you should apply for all properties at the same time. In other words, the total value of the properties to get citizenship should be more than 250.000-USD

    How should I calculate the USD and TL exchange rates?
    According to the law of Turkish Citizenship by property: the exchange rate is calculated at the date of transaction over the Turkish Central Bank sales rates.

    How long does it take to get Turkish Citizenship?
    The procedure is completed within 3 to 6 months. However, the government has been working to reduce this time.

    Can I get a Turkish Citizenship by buying a rent guaranteed property?
    Obviously, you can buy any real estate with a total value more than 250.000 USD.

    I do not have time to come to Turkey. How can I get Turkish citizenship by Property
    If you give power of attorney to a lawyer, you can follow all your processes from start to finish.

    How many people can apply for a title deed?
    According to the law, only one person and his or her first degree relatives (spouse and children under 18) may take citizenship.

    I purchased property in Turkey before. Now can I apply for Turkish citizenship by Property?
    The application can be made with real estate purchases and investments after 20.09.2018.

    Which nationalities are accepted for the Turkish citizenship by Property?
    All citizens who purchase property in Turkey can make this application

    Can my child above the age of 18 benefit from the right to citizenship?
    No.

    Can I get citizenship for my disabled child over 18?
    In fact yes. You can obtain citizenship by documenting that your child needs care.

    The process of Turkish citizenship by Property can take up to 6 months. Can I get a residence permit in this process?
    Obviously yes, you and your first degree family are granted a residence permit.

    How to Qualify for the Turkish Passport
    Proven by the Ministry of Industry and Technology to have made a minimum fixed capital investment of USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira.

    a. Proven by the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency to have deposited at least USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira in banks operating in Turkey with the condition of not to withdraw for at least three years.

    b. Proven by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey to have bought at least USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira worth of real estate investment fund share or venture capital investment fund share with the condition that they cannot be sold for at least three years.

    c. Proven by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance to have bought at least USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira worth of government bonds with the condition that they cannot be sold for at least three years.

    Proven by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization to have acquired a real estate worth a minimum of USD 250,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira with a title deed restriction on its resale for at least three years.

    Proven by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services to have created jobs for at least 50 people.

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