Turkish Citizenship by Investment in 2019

Turkey Citizenship by Investment
Turkey Citizenship by Investment

As the leading Immigration firm advising on global and Turkish citizenship and Turkish immigration law, we are pleased to offer our assistance to our clients to obtain Turkish citizenship by investment in 2019:

The Regulation Regarding Application of Turkish Citizenship Code was recently amended. In line with the new regulations, foreigners who satisfy at least one of the below-mentioned investment options will be able to obtain Turkish Citizenship (TC) in the year 2019 for themselves as well as their families:

  • * Option (A) stipulates that a minimum amount of property (real estate) investment shall be made for $250k USD on the condition to not sell the investment property within the next 3 years. This amount has been reduced from $1m USD to $250k USD recently (or the equal value in Turkish Lira).
  • * Option (B) requires to deposit $500k USD in cash (or the equal value in Turkish Lira) for at least 3 years in one of the Turkish Banks.
  • * Option (C) requires that a fixed capital investment shall be made a minimum of $500k USD (or the equal value in Turkish Lira. This investment shall be confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Technology.
  • * Option (D) indicates that TC could be obtained provided that government bonds and bills to be purchased on the condition to hold them for at least 3 years. And this investment shall be confirmed by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance.
  • * Option (E), foresees that it will be possible to obtain TC in the event of an investment to be made into a Turkish real estate investment trust or buy the shares of the venture capital investment fund with a minimum amount of $500k USD.

This means it is possible to obtain TC for yourself, as well as for your family members: your wife and children below 18 years old (18 years old included) with proceeding one of the abovementioned investment options according to your choice, and once the required conditions are duly met.

How long does it take to obtain Turkish Citizenship (TC) for all family members?

It usually takes around 3-6 months to obtain Turkish Citizenships and Turkish Passports for the Principal Applicant (Investor) and other family members provided that all the documentation is ready and duly compiled, and pre and post-investment works are properly done and these would be diligently followed up. With the recent additional relaxation in law, the total period to obtain full Turkish Citizenships for all family members have been reduced to as low as 60 days only in 2019.

As Immigration Ways, we can assist you thoroughly on Turkish Citizenship by investment scheme:

  • * We are the leading firm in Turkey on Turkish Citizenship and related matters. We have a vast Turkish immigration experience and we understand our clients’ each specific requirement. We can thoroughly advise and assist you and your family to obtain TCBI.
  • * We conduct and follow up all the necessary steps very diligently for all our clients depending on your choice of investment option to obtain Turkish citizenship. We have advised and represented our clients globally from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, Iran, as well as from China, US, UK, France and other parts of the World to obtain Turkish Citizenship by investment.

Why you should work with us?

You will get the full benefit of working with one of the most reputable and corporate firms in Turkey working internationally for many years, advising on global and Turkish migration and citizenship matters.

As we have a long and successful track record of advising institutional clients globally. Over the years, our Clients included US, EU, MENA, and China-based Multinationals, Fortune 500 Corporations, SMEs, Real Estate Private Equity Funds, International banks as well as governments and High Net Worth Individuals. Please visit our Clients section to see the list of some of the corporate clients that we work together.

As Immigration Ways an internationally working, leading firm, we have successfully assisted several respected clients to obtain US EB-5, UK Tier-1 investor visas as well as Antigua & Barbuda Citizenships. This preeminent international migration, citizenship and residency experience, as well as our traditional corporate working culture, paved the way for us to become the leading firm advising on Turkish citizenship by investment.

We also have a special team on the ground for property investments and real estate transactions making sure all points are duly checked before making the investment. Each citizenship application is very diligently followed up by our highly experienced Turkish citizenship and immigration lawyers. We provide clear advice on the procedures and keep informed our clients of the process regularly on a daily basis from Day1, up until the Turkish citizenship is fully obtained.

We have an extensive network inside Turkey. Our corporate Turkish immigration practice is renowned for very diligent approach, we extensively strive to provide the best legal services in our clients on Turkish citizenship by investment as well as obtaining Turkish residency and work permits, bank account opening in Turkey, new company and business formations in Turkey and related matters such as renting the property after investment, and yet we offer competitive rates to our clients when advising on Turkish citizenship by investment. We can handle straightforward or highly complex TC applications diligently for you.

Benefits of Turkey Second Citizenship Program & Turkish Passport at a glance:

  • * Full citizenship granted following background check plus Turkish Citizenship and Passport delivered quickly within 3-6 months only.
  • * You can both have a solid investment with regular income and at the same time, you can obtain one of the most sought citizenships in the World.
  • * Visa-Free Travel for 148 countries
  • * No Minimum Residency Required
  • * Ownership of one of the Top 30 Passports in the World
  • * Turkish passport has 10-year validity and is renewable for life
  • * Turkey Identity Card Included
  • * Full free medical assistance for life, for all family members included
  • * No need to declare your wealth
  • * Turkey allows Dual Citizenships
  • * No Military Service required for TCBI Applicants
  • * Pension Programs Included
  • * Free Education and University Reimbursement Plans are provided
  • * Future Access without a visa to EU, 26 Schengen Zone Countries
  • * One of the best climates in the World throughout the year
  • – Muslim country offering a democratic and safe environment for family
  • – The Eurasian country with a hospitable and welcoming manner to foreigners
  • – Fantastic natural environment Excellent food and rich cuisine Superb Health Facilities (better health services than US and EU)
  • – Superb Educational Facilities
  • – High Quality of Life Full
  • – Prospective Visa-free travel to EU


  • * Wonderful climate throughout the year
  • * Muslim country offering democratic and westernized lifestyle
  • * Safe and happy environment for the family
  • * Very hospitable and welcoming manner to foreigners
  • * Easy to do Business
  • * High GDP per capita
  • * Strong, Independent Legal System, and Courts
  • * Fair Tax System
  • * Perfect location nestled between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and Africa
  • * Excellent food and rich Turkish cuisine
  • * Superb Health Facilities
  • * High Quality of Life
  • * Opportunity to relocate and live in Istanbul, one of the most beautiful and developed towns in the World or any other part of Turkey
  • * Due to recent depreciation in Turkish Lira, it is the perfect time to invest in the Turkish real estate market and at the same time obtain the citizenship for all family.
  • * Superb Educational Facilities
  • * Fantastic natural environment
  • * Regional Powerhouse
  • * One of the largest and strongest economies in the World
  • * G20, NATO Member
  • * EU Candidate Country
  • * Prospective Visa-free travel for Turkish Citizens to EU (Schengen zone) soon
  • * Easy to obtain long-term, multiple entry visa to EU, US, Canada, UK and Australia for Turkish citizens