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ACQUISITION OF TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY PURCHASING IMMOVABLE WITH A VALUE OF 250.000 USD

The foreigner who buys immovable that worth at least 250.000 American Dollars or equivalent amount in Turkish Lira, and puts the title deed records not to be sold for three years, gains Turkish Citizenship.

With the Presidential Decision directive 106, published in the official gazette dated at 19.09.2018, Regulation on the Amendment of the Regulation on Application of Turkish Citizenship Law made the acquisition of Turkish Citizenship possible through the purchase of the immovable property worth 250.000 USD from the title deed or the promises of the purchase from the notary. The natural person obtains Turkish Citizenship with his spouse and children under the age of 18, providing that he purchases at least 250.000 USD or equivalent amount of currency of immovables or promises to purchase and puts the title deed for not to sell it for 3 years.

CONDITIONS OF THE PROCESS

  • The property must be purchased after 19.09.2018.
  • The immovable must be purchased from the land registry or preliminary sales contract must be issued from a notary.
  • The immovable value of 250.000 USD must be paid to the landlord from the bank.
  • Citizenship application should be made to the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre.
  • The Real Estate Appraisal Report should be issued by the licensed expert of the Capital Markets Board (CMB) that the value of the property is 250.000 USD.
  • In terms of Property Valuation Report, the currency value of TL at the date of transfer of the immovable from the title deed shall be calculated in USD and according to effective exchange rate of the Central Bank of Turkey and/or cross foreign exchange rate.
  • The General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre shall establish an unsalable for 3 years annotation for the title deed registration of the immovable.
  • Persons of foreign nationality must personally respond to the Invitation to the General Directorate of Citizenship Affairs.

LEGAL LIMITS ON REAL ESTATE PURCHASING OF FOREIGNERS

  • Foreign real persons can purchase a maximum of 30 hectares and may acquire limited real rights throughout Turkey.
  • The immovable must remain outside the military prohibition and security zones. In this respect, the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastral Authority and the competent military authorities should decide that it is suitable for acquisition.
  • Real persons of foreign nationality may qualify for immovable and limited real estate up to 10% of the district area subject to private ownership.
  • Legal restrictions established in favor of foreign legal entities and natural persons of foreign nationality in accordance with their own legislation shall not apply in terms of contract of pledge.
  • Immovables, that are; acquired contrary to the provisions of the Law; determined to be misused by the relevant Ministry and administrations; not applied for in the given time on project condition purchases or that are not carried out, are subject to liquidation provisions.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Certificate of Conformity of Ministry of Environment and Urbanization
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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ACQUIRING TURKISH CITIZENSHIP THROUGH 500,000 USD FIXED CAPITAL INVESTMENT

A foreigner, who invests at least 500,000 US Dollars or equivalent foreign exchange, or fixed capital investment with the equal amount of the Turkish Lira and who was issued a certificate of conformity by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, can obtain Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Certificate of Conformity of Ministry of Industry and Technology
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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ACQUIRING TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY DEPOSITING USD 500,000 TO THE BANK

The foreigner, who deposits at least 500.000 US Dollars or its equivalent in foreign currency or Turkish Lira to the banks that operate in Turkey and makes a commitment to hold for three years and whose certificate of conformity is issued on behalf of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency, gains Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Compliance Certificate of Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY PURCHASING WORTH 500.000 USD STATE BONDS AND TREASURY BILLS

The foreigner, who buys at least 500.000 US Dollars or its equivalent in foreign currency or Turkish Lira public debt instruments and makes a commitment to hold for three years and whose certificate of conformity is issued on behalf of the Ministry of Treasure and Finance, gains Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Certificate of Conformity of Ministry of Treasury and Finance
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY PURCHASING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FUND WORTH USD 500,000

The foreigner, who buys at least 500.000 US Dollars or its equivalent in foreign currency or Turkish Lira public debt instruments and makes a commitment to hold for three years and whose certificate of conformity is issued on behalf of the share of real estate mutual fund or venture capital investment fund participation share, gains Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Certificate of Compliance Of Capital Markets Board
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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ACQUIRING TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY EMPLOYING 50 WORKERS

The foreigner, who creates employment of at least 50 people and whose certificate of conformity is issued on behalf of the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services, gains Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Certificate of Compliance Of Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY SERVICES

The foreigner, who has been or is expected to pass the extraordinary service in scientific, technological, economic, social, sportive, cultural and artistic fields and has been justified by the relevant ministries, gains Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Certificate of Conformity of the Related Ministry
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP THROUGH TURQUOISE CARD (PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT)

Turquoise Card Holder Foreigners, Turquoise Card Holder Foreigners Foreign Spouse, Turquoise Card Holder Foreigners Themselves or their Spouse’s Minor or Dependent Children, acquires Turkish Citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Valilik Başvurusu
  • VAT 4 Formu Düzenlenmesi
  • İç İşleri Bakanlığı Uygunluk Belgesi
  • İkamet İzni Başvurusu
  • İl Nüfus Vatandaşlık İşleri Müdürlüğü Türk Vatandaşlığı Başvurusu
  • İstanbul Ticaret Odası Vatandaşlık İşleri Bürosu Mülakatı
  • Bakanlar Kurulu Kararı

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP THROUGH IMMIGRATION

According to the Settlement Law no. 5543, foreigners, whose transactions are completed and accepted as immigrants, acquire Turkish citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Ministry of Environment and Urbanization Immigrant Compliance Certificate
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY MARRIAGE

Foreigners who have been married to a Turkish Citizen with 3-year marriage bond acquire Turkish Citizenship. After the application for Turkish Citizenship, the Turkish Citizen; in the event of spouse dies or the marriage ends, he/she gains Turkish citizenship without the condition of family unity.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Ministry of Interior (Duration and Goodwill) Certificate of Conformity
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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TURKISH CITIZENSHIP THROUGH THE ADOPTION OF FOREIGNERS BY A TURKISH CITIZEN

According to Turkish law, if a foreigner is adopted by a Turkish citizen, the person acquires Turkish citizenship.

THE PROCESS

  • Governorship Application
  • VAT 4 Form Regulation
  • Ministry of Interior (Duration and Goodwill) Certificate of Conformity
  • Obtaining Tax Number
  • Residence Permit Application
  • General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs Turkish Citizenship Application
  • Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Office Interview
  • Decision of the Council of Ministers

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