FAQ About Citizenship

 


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When you purchase properties valued above 250.000 USD, you apply to the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre, (Tapu Office), you ask for Turkish Citizenship. After completing the application, they check this and all the relevant ducuments such as the bank transfer documents. The Tapu Office then gives approval for citizenship between 3 and 7 days. With the citizenship request approved, an application is made to the Immigration Office on the same day, without waiting for an appointment for a Residence Permit. With the approval and Residence Permit, an application is made to the ‘General Directorate of Population and Citizenship’. After the tapu application, all processes are completed at special Citizenship Information Offices in Istanbul and Ankara. They finalize the citizenship application between 45-60 days

Yes. You, your wife (or husband) and all children under the age of 18 (on the application date) may get citizenship.

You may buy several properties which have a total value of more than 250.000 USD. You need to apply at the same time for all. The Tapu office accepts citizenship applications if the declared values are above 250.000 USD.

The ministry verifies if the value declared on Title Deed is correct and above 250.000 USD with a sworn appraiser. All properties should be paid by bank transfer to the Property Sellers.

On the application date, Tapu Office calculates the value from the Turkish Central Bank selling rate (efektif satış kuru)

It takes time between 45 and 60 days. The government has opened a special Citizenship office to reduce time.

No, the citizenship approval is contingent upon verification from archive records of national security units that the applicant poses no threat to national security.

Yes, any property you buy is counted.

A team of experts in this process at Vision Turkish Properties will be with you to guide you all through the process. We guarantee 100% satisfaction to our customers throughout the process.

If you send Vision Turkish Properties,'Power of Attorney', we will, on purchasing property through us, complete the process to a satisfactory conclusion, for you, our client.

Only one person and his family can get citizenship.

Title deed applications (at Tapu Office) after 18.09.2018 may obtain Turkish citizenship by investment.

There are several answers. Male children under 18 years old, when they reach military age, are obliged to do military service. It is a condition for dual citizenships; you may choose between two countries. If you have already completed, you might need to prove it. For people older than 22 years, you need to ask at the time of the application if there is a special condition, at Population and Citizenship General Directorate, for appropriate information.

All nationalities who are able to buy property in Turkey, may apply for Turkish citizenship by investment.

No.

A child who is incapable of taking care of him/herself, become Turkish citizens with their parents, with special application documents that prove their situation.

Vision Turkish Properties team will help you to supply all needed documents, after you purchase property with us.

Residence permit (no:6458/31-J) is granted to you and your family. We get you Residence Permits the same day, that the property is approved.

No, Turkish law allow dual or multiple citizenship. It is up to your own countries regulations.

Yes, Turkey allows dual nationality, but you should check with your consulate regarding your original nationality because some countries like India, China, and Saudi Arabia do not recognize or have certain restrictions in place regarding dual nationality.

Ministry wants to be sure that the value is minimum 250.000 USD. Sworn property valuation companies verify that the price is correct in order to prevent price fraud. Appraisers might have up to %20 deviations (difference) on its sales price. Therefore Vision Turkish Properties advises you to buy property calculating this evaluation.
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