Citizenship Permit

For Investors

Turkey Citizenship by Investment

Who is Eligible and How to Get It​​?

To obtain a Turkiye passport, investors most often buy real estate for $400,000 or more. Other options require investments of $500,000 in securities, business or bank depositing. Registration of status takes 3 to
6 months. The investment can be returned in 3 years.

Turkish citizenship entitles you to permanently reside in the country and apply for an E-2 US business visa. We will tell you how to get a Turkiye passport, who it is suitable for and how this program differs from others.

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Who Can Get Turkish Citizenship?

A foreigner who has not been convicted, has not violated Turkish immigration laws and has fulfilled the conditions of the program can obtain Turkish citizenship.

Citizens of Armenia, Syria, Cuba, North Korea and Nigeria cannot participate in the program.

Turkish citizenship is granted to the spouse of the investor and children under 18 years of age. Spouses’ parents and adult children can get residence permits in Turkey. The payment for a residence permit is $1,000 per person.

If the adult children and parents of the investor have their own sources of income, they cannot be included in the application. To obtain citizenship, they participate in the program as individual main applicants and fulfill the investment conditions.

How to Get Turkish Citizenship?

Step 1. Choose a Property

The first step is choosing the property you want to purchase. Turkey’s real estate market offers different alternatives for different criteria and needs.

Step 2. Follow Legal Steps

Once you choose the property, you can execute a power of attorney. This step is optional though.

Step 3. Complete the Property Investment

After you sign the promissory sale and purchase agreement, make the sale transaction and complete your investment.

Step 4. Submit Your Documents

After the first three steps have been completed, the documents will need to be submitted for residency permit application. For this, obtain the real estate value assessment report and certificate of conformity first.

Step 5. Get Your Citizenship Approval

After the requirements have been completed, get your Turkish citizenship. You can now apply and get a Turkish passport.

Other Routes

How To Get Turkey Citizenship?

If you’re wondering how to get citizenship of Turkey, note that the other options are naturalization and marriage.


As a foreign national, you can apply for naturalization if the given conditions are met, such as:

Marriage to a Turkish Citizen​

If you marry a Turkish citizen, you can be eligible for Turkish citizenship after three years. The main criteria are as follows:

Dual Citizenship in Turkey​

Turkey allows dual and multiple citizenships, irrespective of the country you belong to. There is no need to renounce your old passport of your country of origin. So, it’s a benefit for you if you wish to stay in your native country while investing in Turkey.

How To Become a Citizen of Turkey: Military Service for Turkish Male Citizens

The biggest question that many ask is whether they have to do military service or not. The law states that every male citizen aged between 20 and 41 is required to do military duty. If you’ve served the military in your country, you can show the documents and get exempted from the Turkish military service. If you apply for citizenship after you’re 22 years old, you’re exempted from military service.

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