Citizenship of Turkey:

Turkey is a friendly country, attractive regarding logistics, rich in culture and history, combining European and Asian mentality.

Advantages of Turkish citizenship:

speed of registration, the opportunity of obtaining citizenship in 2-4 months

possible remote registration without leaving the country

the opportunity to sell the investment in 3 years

visa-free travel to more than 110 countries of the world

citizenship is inherited

Options for obtaining Turkish citizenship:

Cost of registration of citizenship of Turkey:

registration of citizenship 25 thousand dollars (for a family)

Advantages and disadvantages of Turkish citizenship:

Benefits of obtaining Turkish citizenship:

you can apply for Turkish citizenship remotely without visiting the country

registration of citizenship is the fastest in Europe, the term for consideration of documents after applying for citizenship is 2-3 months

low cost of living

Turkey does not require documentary proof of the origin of the investment

it is possible to obtain citizenship immediately for the whole family

Disadvantages of Turkish Citizenship:

Turkish passport does not provide an opportunity to stay in the Schengen area,

unstable political environment

Stages of obtaining Turkish citizenship:

Preparatory stage:

Choosing an investment option and providing documents in accordance with the selected option:

when purchasing real estate, extracts and certificates from the department, confirming the compliance of the real estate with the requirements of the Investment Law

regarding investments in government bonds, an extract from the electronic register

a certificate and an extract from a Turkish bank on the availability of a deposit

if the investor has business interests in Turkey and is willing to invest 500 thousand dollars in the company, it is necessary to provide documents confirming the ownership of the company

Dossier preparation stage:

Provide a package of documents for the formation of a dossier:

international passport

civil passport / national ID

no criminal record

documents confirming investment in real estate

Marriage certificate

birth certificate

payment of state fees

copy of the residence permit in Turkey

4 photos

An additional package of documents depends on the individual characteristics of each dossier.

Stage of applying for citizenship:

The completed package of documents is sent to the State Committee on Population. It can be filed in person or through legal representation because of a power of attorney. Working with a professional expert will make it possible to prepare a set of documents in accordance with the law, avoid additional requests and increase the time for reviewing the dossier.

Stage of obtaining a Turkish passport:

After 2-3 months, a decision on granting citizenship is issued. Obtaining a passport is possible remotely.


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Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:

Can I get Turkish citizenship by investment?


What do you need to do to obtain Turkish citizenship?

You must meet one of the following conditions:

  • Open a deposit account in a Turkish bank, place at least $ 500,000 and not withdraw them for 3 years;
  • Purchase real estate worth at least $ 400,000 and not sell for 3 years;
  • Purchase government bonds in the amount of $ 500,000 and not sell for 3 years;
  • Create jobs in Turkey for at least 50 people;
  • Invest at least $ 500,000 in Turkey's equity capital.

What documents are required to apply for Turkish citizenship?

  • Passport;
  • Photos 5x6;
  • Birth certificate;
  • Medical certificate confirming physical and psychological health;
  • Certificate of marriage and birth of children (if any);
  • Certificate of no criminal record;
  • A document confirming the presence of regular income (pension, rental income, work permit);
  • Proof of successful investment made by the relevant government authority in Turkey.

Can my family members get Turkish citizenship?

Yes, according to your application, your wife and children under 18 can obtain citizenship.

How much does it cost to obtain Turkish citizenship?

The cost of obtaining citizenship is $ 15,000 per family.

Is dual citizenship allowed in Turkey?

Yes, but you need to make sure that this is allowed in the country where you already have citizenship. For example, in Ukraine, China, Japan and a number of other countries, dual citizenship is prohibited.

What are the costs for obtaining Turkish citizenship besides investments?

If you have chosen to purchase real estate, then you need to pay a tax of 3% on its value, for $ 400,000 it is $ 12,000. Registration of a passport and a number of other administrative fees will cost approximately $ 1,600.

Do I have to stay in the country for a certain period of time to obtain Turkish citizenship?

No, according to the program, you become a full-fledged citizen of Turkey and there is no need to spend a certain time in the country either before or after obtaining citizenship.

Do I need to declare all my assets to apply for Turkish citizenship?

Since investments pass through the banking system, their origins are already known. Therefore, the IRS will not ask questions about your assets.

Is information about investors who obtained Turkish citizenship published in open sources?

Not at the moment, but this may change in the future.

What are the tax liabilities for those who acquire Turkish citizenship by investment?

Those who have acquired Turkish citizenship by investment are subject to the same taxation rules as indigenous Turks.

Can a property purchased to acquire Turkish citizenship be registered as a legal entity?

No, only for the physical.

What kind of passport does an investor get in Turkey?

The investor receives a modern biometric passport.

Do I need to take a Turkish language proficiency test to apply for Turkish Citizenship?

No, but if you are going to stay in Turkey, knowing the language will be useful for integrating into the local society.

Will my future children and future generations receive Turkish citizenship?

Yes, and the procedure for obtaining a passport is no different from that which the indigenous Turks go through.

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