Time to

4 months


110 countries



The Turkish Citizenship by Investment (TCBI) programme has been introduced by the Turkish Government on 19th September 2018. It is one of the newest citizenship programme.

Turkey has the third largest qualified workforce in Europe. Owing to its unique geographical position, Turkey provides quick access to over a billion people in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia.

Why become a citizen of Turkey?

Extensive visa free travel

Turks can travel to 110 countries visa-free

E2 Treaty Country

Easy to obtain US E2 Visa and relocate to the United States

No Language requirement

No Turkish Language Knowledge Required

Family included

Application can include spouse and children below 18 years

No minimum stay

No minimum residency in Turkey required


Superb Health Facilities

Great location & holiday destination

Excellent food and Turkish cuisine, wonderful climate throughout the year, rich history, beautiful architecture, fantastic natural environment

Good for business

Fair Tax System, Strong and Independent Legal System and Courts, High GDP per capita

Favorable tax regime

No Taxation on abroad Income or Assets. Fair tax system

NATO member

G20, NATO Member

How to obtain citizenship?

You can obtain citizenship via the government investment program that welcomes new citizens who are ready to contribute to the economy. There are two investment options:

Option A

$250,000 in real estate

Option A stipulates that a minimum investment of $200,00 on the condition to not sell the property within the next 3 years

Option B

$500,000 bank deposit

Option B is to make a deposit in cash of $500,000 in cash and leave it for at least 3 years in a Turkish Bank

How long does it take?

Residency permit is obtained in 2 months and approval of citizenship within 4 months.

Who can apply?

You can apply if you:

  • have no criminal record
  • can justify the origin of the funds for investment
  • hold a valid passport or travel document
  • follow the investment requirements mentioned above (donation + real estate investment)

Additional interesting facts about Turkey


Turkish Lira

Official language



Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria


Mediterranean, Balkan, Continental


81 Million