The recent change in the Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program enables a foreign national to acquire citizenship of Turkey in about 6-9 months with an investment of USD 250,000 from the previous USD 1 million in real estate.
Turkey’s unique location allows the foreign investor to operate and benefit from opportunities in the Middle East and Europe.
- Emerging Market Economy
- Turkish Lira
- MIN. CAPITAL INVESTMENT
- USD 250,000
- PROCESSING TIME (APPROX.)
- 6 months
Key Advantages Include
Visa free travel to 110 countries including major Asian and South American countries
No residency requirement
Free education and healthcare
The Ankara Agreement between Turkey and the UK permits a Turkish national to work or set up business and attain residency rights in the UK leading to permanent residency with an option of a UK passport.
The option to apply to reside in the United States under the E-2 Visa Treaty between Turkey and United States.
Route to Turkish Citizenship
The Turkish citizenship extends to the spouse and all children under the age of 18 years. To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant must fulfil one of the following investment requirements:
/ Purchase real estate for minimum USD 250,000
/ Deposit at least USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish Lira into a Turkish bank account
/ Commit at least USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish Lira into government bonds