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The Türkiye (Turkey) Citizenship by Investment Program allows investors to access both the European and Asian markets.

  • Minimum contribution of USD 400,000

  • Processing time: 3-4 months from submission of the application to approval

  • Visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 110 destinations including Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore

You may become a Turkish citizen if you purchase one or more properties in Turkey. One must maintain ownership for at least 3 years, or your citizenship may be revoked.

Turkey Citizenship by Investment Options

To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant should fulfill one of the following investment requirements:

  • Purchase at least USD 400,000 worth of real estate. One can purchase several apartments with a total cost of over $400,000. The condition is that no more than 2 months should elapse between transactions;

  • Invest a minimum of USD 500,000 fixed capital contribution;

  • Deposit USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira into a Turkish bank account;

  • Commit USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira into government bonds;

  • Commit USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira into real estate investment fund share or venture capital investment fund share;

  • Create jobs for at least 50 people, as attested by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services


After applicants have chosen the qualifying investment option, a residence permit application shall be made on the family’s behalf. The main applicant is then required to open a bank account in Türkiye.


Should you have any questions on the exact costs for your family, kindly contact us


Unfortunately, citizens of Armenia, Cuba, Nigeria, North Korea and Syria cannot participate in the program.


In order to meet the requirements of the program, you are required to open a bank account, obtain a taxpayer number, collect necessary documentation, such as copy of a passport, confirmation of payment of state fees, photos, police clearance certificate, etc.

All foreign documents must be translated into Turkish, notarized and apostilled.


Advantages of getting a Turkish citizenship:


  • Processing times between 120 -140 days;

  • Obtaining citizenship for the whole family;

  • Investments can be returned in three years;

  • No need to give up your current citizenship;

  • No need to live in Turkiye and speak the language;

  • Citizenship can be inherited.


Eligibility and requirements for Turkey Citizenship by Investment:

  • Has to be at least 18 years old;

  • Must have never stayed illegally in Turkey;

  • Paying the taxes and costs for the process;

  • Have necessary funds


Note:  Before you apply for Turkish citizenship please ensure that your country of citizenship doesn’t restrict you from acquiring a Turkish citizenship


Visa-free destinations with a Turkish Passport

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