Türkiye Citizenship by Investment

The Türkiye Citizenship by Investment Program was started in 2017 to improve growth of the Turkish real estate market.

Previously known as the Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program, the Turkish growth strategy is based upon supporting entrepreneurs and the economy.

The Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program enables applicants to choose from a variety of different types of financial investments to Turkish society.  Thus helping to develop many sectors of Turkey’s economy whilst providing new resources and sustainable developments in the long term

Investing just $250,000 into a property, you and your family will be granted Turkish Citizenship in as little as 2-6 months.

In addition Turkish Citizenship provides an opportunity to live and work in the U.S. through the E-2 Visa.

Türkiye Citizenship by Investment

Türkiye Citizenship by Investment Program Benefits

  • Turkey Citizenship in just 2-6 months
  • Citizenship for investor, spouse and children (Citizenship can be extended to future children
  • Property purchase from $250,000
  • Access to the U.S. via E-2 Treaty Visa
  • Dual Citizenship allowed in Turkey & Turkey Citizenship is valid for life.
  • No residency requirements
  • No “minimum stay” requirements
  • Make a rental income from Rental your investment property
  • You can sell your property after 3 years.
  • Visa free travel to 110 countries, including Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore

Learn how you can access to the U.S. through the E-2 Visa.

Türkiye Citizenship by Investment Options

To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant should fulfil one of the following investment requirements:

  • Purchase house or property worth at minimum USD 400,000
  • Make a fixed capital contribution valued at least USD 500,000
  • Commit at least USD 500,000 into a real estate investment fund share or a venture capital investment fund share. Equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira is also acceptable for this option.
  • Deposit USD 500,000 or more into a Turkish bank account. Equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira is also acceptable for this option.
  • Buy Turkish government bonds valued at least USD 500,000. Equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira is also acceptable for this option.
  • Commit at least USD 500,000 into a private pension system for a minimum holding period of three years. Equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira is also acceptable for this option.
  • Set up a Turkish company which creates at least 50 jobs for Turkish citizens, as attested by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services


Step 1 – Choose Your investment Type
Our Turkish citizenship by investment specialist will assist you in identifying the best investment route for you, based on our preferences. Our team then send you a selection of qualifying investment options for you to consider.

Step 2 – Due Diligence Checks
Our Türkiye Citizenship team will complete basic due diligence checks on the main investor and spouse. As soon as these are successfully finished, our retainer fee will be due. We will send you the documentation checklist.

Step 3 – Document Collection & Bank Opening
Our experienced relationship manager will assist you with collation the documents for the required investment and application. Our advisors will guide and help you with opening  an with a Turkish.

Step 4 – Complete Property Purchase (or other investment)
You complete the property purchase and/or transfer. A licensed valuation expert will be assigned to help and verify the property value or investment. You will also need to obtain a certificate of eligibility.

Step 5 – Residency Permit Application
We will assist you and your family in the Residence Permit application, from the Directorate General of Immigration Authority, whilst the property is also being valued. A Residence Permit is required before applying for citizenship.

Step 6 – Submit an Application for Turkish Citizenship
We will complete and submit the Turkey Citizenship by Investment application for official review. The application together with the residence permit will be submitted to the Directorate of the Civil Registry.

Step 7 – Citizenship Approval
Upon completion of background checks on the investor and the application is validated, the Presidency of Turkey will grant Turkish Citizenship

Step 8 – Passport and Türkiye Citizenship Issued
The Investor, spouse and children will all receive their Turkish Passports.

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