Investor who buy at least USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira worth of government bonds with the condition that they cannot be sold for at least three years, as attested by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance, gain the right to apply for Turkish citizenship in an exceptional way.
The investor will open an investment account in one of the Turkish banks, and government debt instrument which is minimum amount of USD 500,000 or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish Lira will be purchased.
The investment account where government debt instrument is kept must be blocked for 3 years.
Investor, who has the right to sell, transfer, and cancel the citizenship process voluntarily by removing the blockage on its goverment bond .
Total values USD 500.000 calculated based on the effective sale rate of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey on blockage date.
Investor can obtain the benefits such as interest of the goverment bonds.
If Investor block out USD 500.000 on different date , the last blockage date realized is taken as the starting date of the 3-year minimum investment.
As long as the amount totals 500.000 USD, Investor can hold it more than one bank operating in Turkey.
Applications that meet the conditions specified in the Regulation are notified in writing to the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs and the General Directorate of Migration Management within 5 working days after the letter regarding the bond investment and blocking is received by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance.
The aforementioned letter sample is also sent to the relevant bank by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance in order to inform the foreign investor or his representative.
Our team make all applications for all documents to be delivered to the relevant ministry through the bank on behalf of investors.
Investor will obtain residence permit as an investor for a one year period and other family members will wait for conclusion of their citizenship application. If other family members require a residence permit, they should visit Turkey with valid visa. However, investor does not have to visit Turkey to obtain residence permit.
When we collect certificate of conformity and below documents , we make online residence permit application for investor
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR INVESTOR RESIDENCE PERMIT
1.Notary Certified Translations of Passports
3.Two (2) biometric pictures and one jpeg version (50×60 mm and white background)
5.Residence permit payment receipt by tax office
DOCUMENT REQUEIRED FOR CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION
1.Scaned Copy of Passports of All Applicants
(The document must contain all applicants’ date of birth, place of birth, mother and father name)
(If family registration form can’t be obtained or the Family registration form does not contain required derails stated above )
If the document is obtained from signatory country of the Lahey Convention, it must be apostilled at issuing country.
If the document is obtained from non-signatory country of the Lahey Convention, It must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then Turkish Embassy of the issuing Country.
If the document obtained from Turkish authorities, it must be signed and sealed.
What is an Apostille?
The Apostille is a form of authentication issued to documents for use in countries that participate in the Hague Convention of 1961
An investor can obtain his /her Turkish ID card and passports thorugh the Provincial Directorate of Census and Citizenship of the settlement in Turkey If Applicants has any settlement adress in Turkey or Applicants can also obtain her/his identity card and Turkish passports through the Turkish embassy where they live by registration of fingerprints.
OBTAINING TURKISH CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENTS REMOTELY
Investor doesn’t have to visit Turkey in any step of Turkish citizenship program
Investor can remotely obtain Turkish citizenship by Goverment Bonds
To do this, Investor must give a power of attorney in his/her attorney , which investor can elaborate and validate at the Consulate of Turkey in the country of investor citizenship.
The power of attorney must be drawn up in Turkish language
Investor get an appointment with an authorised translator of Turkish consulate and be present at the appointment day with his/her pictures and passport, draft of the power of attorney that her/his lawyer send to investor.
TO GIVE A POWER OF ATTORNEY IN TURKEY
Investors can give power of attorney through Turkish notary. Investors need to have their pictures, tax number and passport with them .