Over the course of 2019, Turkey’s program for citizenship through investment has every chance of becoming
one of the most sought-after choices in the investment migration industry. Turkey, with its unique
culture, exquisite cuisine, excellent climate, and leisure opportunities is a popular place
for not only tourists but also foreign businesspeople, who invest in local real
estate and thus support the development of the construction
industry and the country’s economy.
Recent changes made to Turkey’s citizenship law in 2018 reduce by nearly four times the investment required to participate in the country’s citizenship-by-investment program, and this has made the program even more attractive.
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Together with the main investor, his/her family members receive citizenship at the same time
All investments are made in US dollars, without the risks of using the local currency and without difficult procedures of proving the origin of the invested funds
The special trade areas set up by the Turkish government, the low tax rates and other generous perks, and government programs to develop and support businesses make Turkey’s citizenship program a highly advantageous one both for the investor personally and in terms of business structuring
Who gets citizenship of Turkey
4 WAYS TO OBTAIN CITIZENSHIP OF TURKEY
Purchase real estate in
an amount of at least 250,000 USD
Invest in Turkish
manufacturing or business
in an amount of at least 500,000 USD
Deposit at least 500,000 USD
in a Turkish bank
at least 50 jobs
The investments and deposits must be maintained for at least 3 years.
You can make all calculations in US dollars,
without any of the risks associated with using
the local currency.
No difficult procedures of proving the origin
of the funds or that you have a stable income.
Good news for investors is the tax stimulus system with four paths, including general, regional, largescale, and strategic schemes.
Among the tools to support businesses are lower taxes, freedom from paying VAT and/or customs duties, land grants, VAT refunds, and other perks.
An applicant who meets the conditions for the program can receive citizenship
without the five-year waiting period
CHOOSING THE INVESTMENT PATH
Thanks to regular market studies of investment proposals, we can choose the most lucrative and trustworthy options for your investment, and our experts will be there to support you for the entire time it takes to arrange citizenship.
At this stage, the main part of the project is carried out: real estate is purchased, an investment or bank deposit is made, or other measures are carried out to show grounds for obtaining citizenship.
PREPARING AND VERIFYING THE DOCUMENTS
This is a crucial step where one must meet all the requirements of the program, as the decision on whether to confer citizenship depends on this. All documents must be apostilled and accompanied by a translation made by an official Turkish translator and notarized.
SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION
An applicant who meets the requirements of the program submits an application for Turkish citizenship to the General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship. In the event that the application is approved, the documents are forwarded to the Council of Ministers, who makes the final decision.
If the outcome is positive, the applicant is invited to receive a Turkie Cumhuriyeti Nufus Cuzdani, the document that attests that one holds Turkish citizenship, and a Turkish passport.