TURKEY CBI PROGRAM (Citizenship by Investment)
A program to grant foreign nationals who contribute economically to the country to become Turkish citizens
Overview oF CBI PROGRAM
INVESTMENT OPTIONS IN TURKEY
Established in 2017, Turkey’s Citizenship by investment program allows investors and their families to obtain Turkish citizenship through approved investment options.
The principal applicant must fulfill one of the following investment requirements by investing at least:
- USD 400,000* worth of real estate, held for a minimum of three years
- USD 500,000* fixed capital contribution Turkish bank account (in Turkish lira), into government bonds, into real estate investment fund or venture capital investment fund share, into a private pension system, held for a minimum of three years.
- Create jobs for at least 50 people, as attested by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services
* In U.S. dollars or equivalent foreign currency or Turkish lira
The principal applicant may include their spouse, dependent children below 18, and children of any age living with disabilities in their application.
Major cities: Istanbul, Izmir
Population: 84 million (2021)
GDP: $754 billion (2021)
Average Income: $8,000
KEY BENEFITS OF TURKEY INVESTMENT VISA
No physical presence
Turkish citizenship is granted upon approval of the citizenship application by the Directorate of Census and Citizenship.
Turkey is an economic powerhouse. Turkish citizens can work, establish a business, and permanently move to an EEC country.
Turkish citizens can visit over 110 countries without having to apply for visitor visas, increasing year and year the number of countries.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes, the principal applicants can include spouses and children under the age of 18.
No, exploratory trip to Turkey is required before or after obtaining citizenship.
Yes, Turkey recognize dual citizenship.
No, there is no specific restriction on an applicant's country of citizenship.