Citizenship & Resident Permit

Citizenship Permit

For investors

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.

Other Routes

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


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Resident Permit

Long-Term Residence Rermit

Long-term residence permit – valid for an indefinite term provided the holder meets a number of requirements

Short-Term Residence Permit

What requirements do you need to meet to receive a residence permit in Turkey valid for up to 2 years? There are several options here, and each of them has to be discussed separately.

Tourist Residence Permit

A touristic residence permit does not give the right to work in Turkey, but allows you to stay in the jurisdiction for up to 2 years. You can apply for a touristic residence permit in Turkey in person or through a proxy by submitting the relevant document to the Consulate and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Investor Residence Permit

One of the most common residence permits in Turkey is granted for the purchase of real estate for commercial or residential purposes. Making such investments gives a foreign citizen an opportunity not only to obtain a residence permit but also to become a Turkish resident. In this case, the terms and conditions depend entirely on the cost of the apartment.


Frequently asked questions about Turkish citizenship:

Recently, a law concerning Turkish citizenship through investments in the country was introduced. We will therefore present answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this new law:

The procedure begins with the purchase of a property and after submitting an application to the property register. The application is sent to the relevant ministry where the value of the property is determined and the decision is made that the property cannot be sold within 3 years.


Secondly the application for a Turkish citizenship is submitted. When the decision is made, you get your citizenship and you can then also apply for a Turkish passport.

The entire family including spouse and children under the age of 18 can obtain a Turkish citizenship.

No, unfortunately adult children are not covered by the right of citizenship.

According to the law, the exchange rate is calculated at the Turkish Central Bank and the selling rate on the day of the transaction.

The process normally takes 3-6 months.

If you supply a power of attorney to your lawyer, you can follow all the steps from a distance and still get a citizenship.

The application can be made for property purchases and investments carried out after 20th of September 2018.

Anyone who buys a property in Turkey can make this application regardless of nationality.

Can I get a citizenship for my disabled child over the age of 18?

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