Citizenship in exchange for investment program in Türkiye

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Turkey offers various incentives and investment motivations for foreign investors through the enactment of laws and regulations, aiming to boost their interest in the country.

Among the recent government initiatives is the Citizenship by Investment program.


1-Investment Office in Turkey:

  • Directly affiliated with the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Provides information in multiple languages, including Turkish, English, and Arabic.
  • Works on legislation, regulations, and government programs to attract more investors by highlighting the advantages of investing in Turkey.


2- Citizenship by Investment Program:

  • Launched by the Turkish government in early 2017.
  • Encourages investors to come to Turkey and obtain citizenship through various investment methods, including real estate and banking.
  • Underwent several amendments in subsequent years regarding the nature, value, and type of required investments.

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3- Amendments to Citizenship by Investment:

  • Significant changes in 2018, 2019, and 2022 to adapt to the evolving investment landscape.
  • Diversification of investment options through various categories.


4- Turkish Citizenship for Real Estate Investment:

  • Granting citizenship for purchasing real estate for residence or investment, valued at a minimum of $400,000.
  • Conditions include not selling the property for at least 3 years.


5- Turkish Citizenship for Banking Investment:

  • Obtaining Turkish citizenship through a $500,000 deposit in a licensed Turkish bank, with a 3-year lock-in period.


6- Turkish Citizenship for General Investment:

  • Foreign investors can acquire citizenship by making public investments in Turkey with a minimum value of $500,000, maintaining them for at least 3 years.


7- Turkish Citizenship for Individual Retirement Fund Investment:

  • A modern approach introduced in the recent amendment involves depositing $500,000 into an individual retirement fund, retaining it for 3 years.


8- Turkish Citizenship for Government Bond Investment:

  • Obtained by purchasing government bonds worth $500,000 and holding them for 3 years.

9- Turkish Citizenship for Turkish Worker Employment:

  • Establishing a company in Turkey and employing at least 50 Turkish workers, maintaining them for 3 years.

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10- Turkish Citizenship for Turkish Stock Investment:

  • Foreign investors can apply for Turkish citizenship by investing in Turkish stocks with a minimum value of $500,000, holding them for 3 years.


Despite the program being in place for 6 years, foreigners continue to show interest in acquiring Turkish citizenship.

enjoying the benefits of Turkish national identity and a passport that allows visa-free travel to 110 countries, among other advantages.


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