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Turkish Citizenship

Obtaining Turkish Citizenship has never been so easy

Do you want to become a citizen of Turkey through investment or property acqusition? If this is the case, you will need to apply for a Turkish citizenship in order to obtain.
It is important to get the right advice on the variety of options available to you, so to help avoid any difficulties down the line. Our expert English-speaking lawyers can help you to choose the best way to get your Turkish Citizenship in your circumstances.

With the decisions published on 19.09.2018 and 07.12.2018 on the Turkish Official Gazette, some regulations regarding the transition of foreigners to Turkish citizenship changed. Turkish citizenship will be given directly to foreigners who buy at least 250.000 USD real estate in Turkey and who give a commitment to buy a property worth of 250.000 USD from the notary.

New and flexible conditions for foreigners to obtain Turkish citizenship were also passed in the Turkish Parliament. With the decision published on 19.09.2018 on the Turkish Official Gazette, The law on obtaining Turkish citizenship for foreign investors has changed. The investment amount has been reduced to 500.000 USD


Turkish Citizenship Experts


At Golden Horn Law our specialist team of English-speaking lawyers have years of experience when it comes to helping you obtain your Turkish Citizenship.

Our Dedicated team will walk you through the whole process, making sure your investment is securely handled and all legal documentation is properly filed under the Turkish law.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How does Turkish citizenship by property acquisition work?

    When you buy properties valued above 250.000 USD, you apply to (Tapu Office) General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre, you demand to obtain Turkish Citizenship. After the application, they check the appraisal report and bank transfer documents. Tapu Office gives approval for citizenship in between 3 and 7 days time. With this citizenship approval, it is possible apply to the Immigration Office desk on the same day without waiting for an appointment for a contemporary residence permit. With the approval and residence permit, it is possible apply finally to General Directorate of Population and Citizenship on the same day. After tapu application, all process is followed in a special Citizenship Information Office in Istanbul and Ankara. They finalize citizenship acquisition within 30 days.

    How long does the process take?

    It takes time within 30 days. The government has opened a special Citizenship office to reduce time.

    Is it required to live in Turkey to obtain Citizenship?