Yes. The Government of Turkey, began providing citizenship since December of 2018.
Foreign citizens who purchase 250,000 USD worth of real estate can be a eligible to get Turkish Citizenship.
There are several other ways of becoming a Turkish Citizen; click to review them.
The most frequently asked questions about acquiring Turkish citizenship;
Q1: I have been granted Citizenship, but my family?
A1: Your spouse and all children under 18 can get Turkish Citizenship with you.
Q2: Should I purchase a single place, or would the total value of several properties be 250,000 $ ?
A2: You do not have to use 250,000 $ for a single purchase of property.
For example; You can buy a house worth 150,000 $ for yourself to live in and 2 houses worth 50,000 $ each for investment.
The real estate you purchased may be an apartment, land or a commercial area. The important thing is the total value of all of your investment.
Q3: What will be the exchange rate for the Turkish Lira – Dollar calculation?
A3: The exchange rate will be calculated on the day you purchased properties with the Banknote Selling Rate of the Central Bank of Turkey.
Q4: Can my children over 18, become a citizen?
A4: As children grow, so do their expenses. 🙂 For them, you need to purchase another real estate worth 250,000 USD
Q5: How long does it take to get citizenship after buying property worth 250,000 USD?
A5: Generally, it is completed within 1-2 months.
Q6: Can we get a residence permit with the property we purchased during the citizenship approval process?
A6: You can get your residence permit for the whole family on the day you apply for Turkish Citizenship.
Q7: What should be considered during the purchase process?
A7: It is easy to obtain Turkish citizenship by buying real estate, but there are many issues that require attention. Experts from YourHomeinTurkey team will be with you throughout the whole process.
Q8: Do I have to give up my citizenship to become a Turkish citizen?
A8: You can remain your own, Turkey’s laws, accept multiple citizenship.
Q9: In the process of receiving Turkish Citizenship, do I have to be personally in Turkey?
A9: No, a person can be able to manage the whole process on your behalf with an attorney. If you request, you can also give YourHomeinTurkey a power of attorney. Our experience in this process is at your service.