The Turkish Investor Program is a privileged citizenship program which enables you to. receive a Turkish Passport, with the right to live, work, and enjoy easy access to Schengen. zone countries, by investing in Turkish real estate. We answered the 20 most frequently asked questions about this topic in 2019.
A: On the date of your application, the Tapu Office will calculate the value of your investment according to the Central Bank selling rate, on the date of your transfer.
A: At the moment the processing time is between 3 to 4 months, but the Turkish Government is eager to reduce this time.
A: Yes, any property you buy counts towards your Citizenship application.
A: Yes. Our expert legal team is available to help you and to guide you all through the process.
A: You just need to set up and send your Power of Attorney to Istanbul Government Projects. We can then follow all the processes, from buying your property, to receiving your Citizenship
A: Only one person and family (spouse and children under 18) can get the Citizenship.
A: Yes. If your investment was made before 20.09.2018, you can apply for citizenship by investing a total of $1.000.000.
A: Turkish laws restrict citizenship application via such transfer. You should sell your property and make a new investment to be able to apply for Turkish Citizenship.
A: There are several answers to this question. Children under 18 years old, will be obliged to complete Military Service when they reach military age. It has a condition for dual citizenships; you can choose between your two countries. For example, If you have already completed Military Service in your own country,, you might need to prove it. For people older than 22 years old, you need to ask at the application stage whether there is a special condition at Population and Citizenship General Directorate for appropriate information.
A: All nationalities who are able to buy property in Turkey, may apply for Turkish citizenship by investment.
A: They can be eligible to apply, only if they buy property to the value of $250.000 or more, in their own name.
A: Any dependent child, who is incapable of taking care of him/herself, can become Turkish citizens with their parents, on provision of special application documents which proves their disability.
A: Istanbul Government Projects can help you to supply all the necessary documents after you have purchased property with us.
A: Yes. A Residence permit (no:6458/31-J) is granted to you and your family.
A: The Turkish Ministry wants to be sure that the property value is a $250,000, thus sworn property valuation companies must verify that the price is correct, so as to prevent any price fraud. Appraisers might have up to 2-3% deviation (difference) than the property sales price, Istanbul Government Projects is able to advise you regarding property evaluation.