Turkey Citizenship by Investment

Turkey is one of the EU candidate countries. We are pleased to offer our advice and assistance to our clients for them to obtain Turkish citizenship by investment. Holders of Turkey passport will be granted visa-free entry to 125 countries and regions, including Japan, the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR. Moreover, Turkish citizenship is also regarded as a springboard to U.S. residency. As one of the U.S. E-2 Treaty countries, Turkey grants those who have Turkish citizenship fast track access to the U.S. Turkish citizens can apply for U.S. E-2 visa, and with a U.S. E-2 Visa on the Turkey passport, they can enjoy similar benefits as Green Card owners do in the U.S. Thus, this Turkey migration program facilitates overseas investment, citizenship planning and global travelling.


“Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program” is one of the least pricey citizenship-by-investment programs in the world. Through investing an amount of USD 250,000 in real estate or making a deposit of USD 500,000, applicants can acquire Turkish citizenship and obtain a Turkey passport in around 6 months.


Foreign investors who would meet at least one of the below investment options and criteria can easily obtain Turkish citizenships for themselves as well as for their families. This means it is possible to obtain Turkish citizenships for yourself, as well as for your family members: your spouse (wife or husband) and children below 18 years old with proceeding one of the investment options below according to your choice, and once the required conditions are duly met.

Option (1) stipulates that a minimum amount of property (real estate) investment shall be made for USD$250K on the condition that the invested property will not be sold within the next 3 years.


Option (2) requires to deposit USD $500K in cash (or the equal value in Turkish Lira) for at least 3 years in one of the Turkish banks.

How long does it take to obtain Turkish citizenship for all family members?


It usually takes around 6 months only to obtain Turkish citizenships and Turkish passports for both of the main applicant (Investor) and the other family members, provided that all the documentation is ready and duly compiled, and pre- and post-investment works are properly done and these would be diligently followed up. With the recent additional relaxation in law, the total period to obtain full Turkish citizenships for all family members have been reduced to as low as 90 days only in 2020.


Sign immigration service contracts;

Travel to Turkey to inspect and purchase real estate, sign a lawyer agreement and a POA, open a Turkish bank account, and pay a deposit for the purchase of real estate and collect fingerprint information;

Waiting for the house appraisal report approved by the government. Complete the final payment, apply to the Land Registration Authority for the transfer of real estate, and obtain an investment certificate confirmation;

Prepare immigration materials and apply for investment certification;

After receiving the investment certificate, submit a residence permit to the Provincial Immigration Bureau;

Obtain a residence permit and apply for Turkish citizenship;

Submit a passport application and wait for the Turkish government official approval, obtain a Turkish passport and identity card. All applicants over 7 years of age shall log in to take fingerprints in order to receive a Turkish passport.



Benefits of Turkey Second Citizenship Program & Turkish Passport:

Low investment cost

Fast return of funds: Property can be sold after 3 years

No need to donate or start a business,

No age, education, language requirements for applicants

No need to declare your wealth

No Minimum Residency in Turkey Required

No Military Service required for TCBI applicants

Passports can be obtained in just a few months

Turkey allows Dual & Multiple citizenships

Visa Free Travel for 125 countries

E2 Treaty Country; Easy to obtain US Residency after getting Turkish citizenship

Turkish Citizens can easily relocate inside the UK and EU with respect to the Ankara Agreement between the EU and Turkey

Turkey Identity Card Included

Turkish passport has 10-year validity and is renewable for life

Superb Health Facilities

Full free Medical assistance for life for all family members

Pension programs Included

Free education and university reimbursement plans are provided

Prospective visa free travel to EU

EU candidate country. Future access without visa to EU, 26 Schengen zone countries

One of the best climates in the world throughout the year

High quality of life 

Perfect location nestled between Europe, Asia and the Middle East and Africa


Why shall you choose Golden Home as your immigration consultant?

To facilitate the property investment procedure to obtain the Turkish citizenship, we have  assigned dedicated resources to maintain a special real estate task-force internally. Once we are engaged; our real estate team will present to you several brand new, luxurious, and high-end properties which fulfill the investment requirements for your consideration. Our local team will ensure every consideration is met, and due diligence has been conducted prior to your investment.

We can assist you thoroughly in your application for Turkish citizenship by taking you and your family’s specific requirements into careful consideration, and advise accordingly.

** The information above is for reference only as the regulations may be updated without notice.