How to Get Citizenship in Turkey

According to new regulation related to the Turkish citizenship law that published at the date 19.9.2018, The Republic of Turkey grants citizenship to foreigners who make 250000 USD Property investment in Turkey. Search from our selected properties for citizenship


Requirements to get Turkish Citizenships

Make 250.000USD Property investment and not sell in 3 years;

- 50 people employment;

- Buy company with 500 thousand dollars of capital

-deposit 500,000 $ in state banks operating in Turkey do not withdraw 3 years 



How to get Turkish citizenship by Property Investment

Turkish Citizenship Process takes about two months. There are 4 major steps to be followed.


1- Buy 250000 USD real estate in Turkey

Find one or more units that are valued over 250K USD. The property habitation license must be granted and the title deed should be ready. the value of the property must be at least 250K USD in the valuation report. Buy the property by using bank transfer and get a receipt of the transaction.


2- Getting Certificate of conformity

The property valuation report and money transfer receipt sent to the minister of environment and urbanization.


3- Get a residence permit;

to get the residence permit, the application is done to the Directorate General of Migration Management.  For more information about the residence permit, please click


4- Apply for Turkish citizenship

The application is done to the  Ministry of Environment and Urbanization with required documents;


- Finally,  get a Turkish passport.


Required Documents to Apply for Turkish Citizenship

- Valid Passport and copies

-Application form

-if applicable marriage license, birth certificate of children

-8 photos of the main applicant and 4 photos for the family members. The size of the photos should be Passport size.

- Valuation report

-Residence Permit

-Health insurance

-Marital Status document

-The title deed of the property 



Frequently Asked Questions about to get Turkish Citizenship

Question. Should I buy one Property or more?

Answer. You can buy one Property which is value more than 250.000 USD or you can buy more than one Property but the total value should be above 250 thousand USD.


Question. Shall my family get Turkish Citizenship

Answer. The wife and husband and the children under 18 years old are having Turkish citizenship.


Q: Should I buy all property at the same time?

A: No, you can buy a different time. The important point is  the properties should be bought after 19.09.2018


Question: should I pay the value of the property in Turkish lira?

Answer: You can pay in Turkish lira and foreign exchange as well


Q: If I have a new baby, shall baby get citizenship?

A: Yes, the baby will get a Turkish passport as well


Q: Can I buy more than one property to get citizenship?

A: yes, you can buy more than one property. The important point total value of the properties should be a minimum of 250K Usd.


Question. How about the Exchange rate when getting Turkish citizenship?

Answer. The exchange rate shall be established by the central bank of Turkey at the time of title deed transfer.


Question. Who is approving citizenship?

Answer. The council of the minister has the authority to approve Turkish citizenship


Question. Do I need assistance to apply for Turkish citizenship?

Answer. Well, It is not very complicated, however, it is always nice to have an expert. Basic Apartment real estate team will give you free assistance until you finish the procedure.


Question. Can I get Residence Permit until the citizenship application finished?

A. Yes, you can get the residence permit for you and your family members until your citizenship procedure finished.


Question. Can I have dual citizenship?

A. Yes you can have dual citizenship


Question. How long I should keep this Property?

Answer. The Property is not going to be sold until 3 years. After 3 years you are free to sell and your citizenship continued


Question. Can I buy commercial Property to obtain Turkish citizenship?

Answer. Yes, you can obtain Turkish citizenship, you can also buy commercial property in Turkey. You get Turkish citizenship, your investment earning a certain amount of income every year,



If you already bought Property I Turkey before 18.09.2018 you cannot apply to obtain Turkish citizenship.

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