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
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
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:
$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
$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
Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria
Mediterranean, Balkan, Continental