Citizenship By Investment
Turkey’s crystal clear waters, tall mountains, the ruins of ancient empires, small idyllic villages, huge cosmopolitan cities and great business opportunities is what make it a unique destination. The exceptional Mediterranean climate and beautiful nature allow for almost 6 months of summertime in some parts of the country.
As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Turkey represents a meeting point between Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa and secures a good quality of life, ease of doing business and un-compromised mobility.
Total Area783,356 km2
Turkey’s cultural and historic legacy is only one of the reasons why the nation is one of the most attractive and visited destinations in the world. With a vast market of over 80 million people, Turkey presents endless investment and business opportunities for global citizens looking to diversify their portfolio.
Its geographic location with Istanbul being one of the key global hubs, secures easy access to the EU, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Fast ProcedureResidency within 3 weeks, and approval of citizenship within less than six months
Dependents IncludedApplicant can include spouse and dependents below the age of 18 to the application
Strategic LocationStrategic geographic location at a crossroad between Europe, Asia and the Middle East
Relaxed RequirementsNo language or physical residency requirement
Dual NationalityNo obligation to relinquish current nationality
Visa-free travelGlobal mobility with access to 116 countries visa free
Vacation DestinationAn outstanding holiday destination with a great variety from Bodrum, Marmaris and Antalya to Cappadocia, Pamukkale and many more
Business OpportunitiesAmong the top 10 largest economies in the world with a market of over 80 million people
Global HubIstanbul as one of the global hubs for doing business, tourism, fine dine and lifestyle
To qualify for residency or citizenship, applicants must fulfill one of the investment options in addition to meeting the following criteria:
Applicants are required to invest in a real estate project in the country for the minimum amount of US$250,000 (or the equivalent amount in Turkish Lira or Euro).
The investment must be held for 3 years and can be released after.
Developing into a business, commercial and residential center of power, Turkey is at the cusp of opportunity. From becoming a top-tourist destination, to a boom of mega projects, including new airports, intercontinental tunnels and bridges, the real estate market in Turkey has become amongst the most promising in the world.
With its young and growing population, coupled with its highly-developed urban infrastructure, nothing quite offers a surge of potential and a lucrative return on investment, like real estate in Turkey.
The following table breaks down the program application process to three stages with a total of 8 steps. Each step must be completed before continuing to the next.
Go through initial pre-screening and background verification process.
Collect application documents and pay processing fees.
The file is received by the program administration. The application is reviewed for administrative compliance.
Investment is made and pre-sale agreement is signed.
Applicants travel to Istanbul and submit in person the application for temporary residence (2-3 weeks to process).
Citizenship application is submitted.
Government due diligence is conducted on the applicant.
Travel to Turkey to submit biometric data and fingerprints. Apply for and collect Turkish ID cards and passports.
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