Turkish Citizenship via Real Estate Purchase

The Right to Acquire Turkish Citizenship via the Purchase of Real Estate

Natural persons of foreign origin are granted the right to acquire Turkish citizenship by means of exceptional procedures upon purchase of real estate worth USD 250,000. Therefore, foreigners are supposed to purchase real estate worth USD 400,000 at least.

In the application for acquiring citizenship, they should indicate purchasing the real estate for this purpose, this should be specified in the title deed, and the foreigner must declare in the declarations section of the form that he/she will not sell the real estate within three years.

When the title deed procedures are completed, the foreigner can request a residence permit or citizenship by applying to the relevant authorities and submitting the certificate of eligibility to be issued for the real estate owner.