Our consultants' answers to your questions about Turkish citizenship
Because we are working hard to help you, we provide you a collection of FAQ questions about Turkish citizenship. And we care to give the answers through our consultants, who are certified from the Turkish government.
Every foreigner can obtain Turkish citizenship by investing in one of the following methods:
- Investing with fixed capital of not less than 500,000 USD or its foreign currency or Turkish lira.
- Purchase of real estate with a value in excess of 250,000$ or equivalent in foreign currencies.
- Creating 50 job opportunities for Turks.
- Deposit of US $ 500,000 in a Turkish bank.
- The last one, purchase of government bonds of US $ 500,000 or equivalent.
Of course, your wife and children under 18 years of age will acquire Turkish citizenship with you.
It can be one or several properties, but the total value should excess than 250,000$ or equivalent in other currencies.
The value of real estate will be evaluated by appraisal companies certified by the Turkish government.
Specifically, the real estate evaluation report is 3 months old from the date of its issuance.
Payment must be via wire transfer only, from the buyer’s personal bank account to the seller’s bank account
So, the government will require you to provide proven bank receipts authenticated by the sender’s bank and the received bank.
The period for obtaining Turkish citizenship varies from one investor to another. This is according to the stages through which each investor’s file is studied.
The applicant cannot sell his real estate before 3 years. To clarify, the government will ask you to write a pledge on the title deed to not sell real estate for a period of three years.
The Turkish government will study the file of each investor separately. Then depending on the security study, the Presidency of the Republic will decide to grant you the nationality or not.
There are no conditions attached to the property except that it is worth $ 250,000. So you can buy the property you prefer