Turkey, with its strategic location in the eastern Mediterranean region which is surrounded by the sea on three sides, and due to its rich history of events and monuments existing and witnessed till this day, has owned the impact and advantage that make it one of the most attractive countries for tourist and investors.
Also, the significant and remarkable development of Turkey in the last fourteen years in many different fields has made it a destination for those looking for residency and stability in this region.
Turkey is located in western Asia, with a part in southeastern Europe, has a total area of 783,356 km2, and a population of 80,810,525 people, the capital is Ankara, the Turkish language is the official language of the country, and the currency is the Turkish lira (TRY).
The Republic of Turkey offers the opportunity to obtain Turkish citizenship by investment in various options that allow the investor to choose the most suitable one for his investments, as follows:
Purchase of a property worth $250,000, with a pledge not to sell it for 3 years.
Deposit an amount of $500,000 in a governmental bank in Turkey for a period of 3 years.
Purchase of shares of $500,000 in Turkish Real Estate Investment funds (REITs) or Venture Capital Funds (VCTs)
Purchasing government bonds for $500,000.
Purchasing a company with a capital of $500,000.
Recruitment of 50 Turkish employees.
What are the advantages of citizenship by investment program in Turkey?
The investor’s family (spouse and children under the age of 18) obtain the second nationality at the same value of the investment without additional fees.
No minimum residency required.
The ability to take advantages from investments and recover money after 3 years.
Not required to announce the assets or money assets.
It is the most diversified program in terms of obtaining citizenship, as the investor can choose the most suitable one for the nature of his investments.
Fast completion of the transaction, as obtaining Turkish citizenship and passport does not take more than four months.
Government Processing expenses and Due Diligence fees, when adding family members to the citizenship application file, are virtually non-existent, and thus this program is the least side-expenses at all in the world.
What are the advantages of obtaining Turkish citizenship?
Free education and university payment plans.
Owen one of the 49 powerful passports in the world. Turkish citizens are allowed to travel to 102 countries in Asia and Europe (without the European Union), the Americas and Africa (eg Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Brazil, etc.) visa-free.
Turkish citizen is allowed to obtain an E2 visa for investment in USA.
Turkish citizen is allowed to enjoy the decisions of the Ankara Treaty concluded between Turkey and the United Kingdom, through which he can submit an application for a work residence to establish his own commercial activity in the UK.
Basic Documents Required for Application:
Birth certificate for all applicants and the marriage certificate translated into Turkish and certified.
Copies of the passport pages for all applicants, translated into Turkish and certified.
The investor residency permit.
Conformity certificate of the investment from the Real Estate Registry Directorate.
Main Steps to obtain Turkish citizenship by Investment:
Opening a bank account in Turkey.
Choose the right and appropriate investment.
Apply for a residency permit.
Apply for Turkish citizenship immediately after obtaining a residency permit.