FAQ – Turkish Citizenship

The most important questions you should know about the Turkish Citizenship Program.

Turkish Citizenship by Real Estate Investment is one of the most popular dual citizenship programs that empowers you to obtain a Turkish Passport. Investors of this program enjoy the freedom to live, work, and enjoy easy travel to the Schengen zone; by investing in real estate. Additionally, with the program, you can also have the right to work, establish a business. In addition, you may have access to education and health care services in Turkey for you and your family. You can easily have a Turkish passport and become a citizen of the Turkish Republic with full rights.

FAQ - Turkish Citizenship

FAQ – Turkish Citizenship

You, your wife (or husband), and your children under 18 (on the application date) can get Citizenship with the principal applicant.

The process goes as follows:
1- Buying a property (depends on the investor)
2- Get the title deed and apply for a residency permit (45 days)
3- Apply for Citizenship with a residency card (90 days)

USD, Euro, Pound and TL currencies are acceptable. Foreign currencies will convert to Turkish Lira on the transaction date.

When you buy properties with a values no less than $400.000, you can apply to the Tapu Office (General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre) and start the application process to obtain Turkish Citizenship. Your application will be sent to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, whose Appraisers check and verify the value of the properties. The Ministry then places a condition on the Tapu (title deed) stating that you shall not sell it for three years. After that, they send the application finally to the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs, and you are later will be invited to give your signature and receive your ID card and Turkish passport. Listing Turkey FAQ will guide you through the process.

The applications are accepted by lawyers only; after you choose your property worth no less than 400.000 USD, you should contact a lawyer to start the process for Citizenship.

Yes, you can; however, you need to pay the required amount to start the process. You can purchase a property with several installments. Once your payments reach $400.000, you can apply for Turkish Citizenship. You must prove that you paid $400.000 with bank receipts.

Unless you don’t have any criminal record, it is guaranteed. Listing Turkey FAQ will guide you through the process.

Yes, any real estate you buy is counted Commercial, residential and land. Listing Turkey FAQ will guide you through the process.

Our lawyer will inform you about all necessary documents when you started to process.

There are no specific regulations presented by the Turkish Government describing the location of the investment.

It is limited to only one person, and his or her main family (spouse and children under 18) can get Citizenship with one title deed.

Yes. Our company lawyer is available to help you and to guide you all through the process.

Yes. You can apply to the process online with the given power of attorney to your lawyer.

You and your wife can get the passport. Your children can apply for a residency permit – after 5 years, they will be able to apply for Turkish Citizenship. Listing Turkey FAQ will guide you through the process.

  1. You will have a lifetime passport in 6 months.
  2. No minimum residency in Turkey is required.
  3.  Full medical assistance, including by government hospitals.
  4. Pension program available.
  5. Free education by government schools, including universities.
  6. Visa-free countries 127.
  7. Future Access to Schengen zone.
  8. Investment opportunity and rental incomes
  9. Easy visa to EU.

All nationalities can apply for the Turkish passport process except Syrian nations.

No. You don’t need to learn Turkish for these processes.

Some projects are given free services for the citizenship application process, but if you want to hire a personal lawyer, the cost should be no less than 3000 USD.

If you are applying for a Turkish passport, you shouldn’t sell your property before three years.

Yes, you can buy only one property, or several depends on your purchasing plan.

No. You can not apply for Turkish Citizenship with a mortgage or loan. The transfer should come from a foreign country.

No, you need to declare your passport.

Our lawyer will inform you about all necessary documents when you started to process.

Turkish Citizenship is granted for a lifetime and gives you the same rights as Turkish citizens by birth.

Residing in Turkey for a particular period before or after acquiring Turkish Citizenship by Investment is not obligatory.

Children of investors over 18 years old are not eligible for the application even if they are financially dependent on their parents.

Ideally, it is advisable to visit Turkey first for the initial procedures and then secondly once the Citizenship is obtained for submission of fingerprints. However, if you cannot travel to Turkey, we can then advise you on your Turkish Citizenship application without your visit required to Turkey, though certain conditions will apply.

If the applicants would prefer to change their names and surnames, they are allowed to do so, and you can also have new Turkish names and surnames. However, the process shall be done before submitting citizenship applications.

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The real estate market in Turkey, especially in Istanbul, has expanded tremendously during the last period and has become the focus of attention by investors worldwide thanks to large profits and side benefits offered, such as the Turkish citizenship investment program. As a result, many people have gone to Turkey intending to invest in real estate, especially with the many advantages obtained from owning and residing in real estate in Turkey. In addition, Turkey is one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

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