Turkish Citizenship by Investment

Turkey Citizenship by Investment - Apply to the Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program With The Help of JH Marlin


With JH Marlin, gaining citizenship by investment in Turkey is streamlined. Our dedicated team assists applicants throughout the process, ensuring access to a wide range of investment options. We facilitate document preparation and guide you through the citizenship application process, providing personalized support at every step. Trust JH Marlin to navigate the complexities efficiently, helping you become a Turkish citizen seamlessly and fulfilling your dream of global citizenship.

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The Benefits of Citizenship By Investment in Turkey

Citizenship through investment in Turkey offers a wide range of benefits. International investors get to enjoy all that Turkish society has to offer, from its rich cultural history to high standards of living, to the business investments and opportunities it will open doors to. 





Investment Options for Turkey Citizenship by Investment

If you are interested in Turkey’s Citizenship By Investment Program, it is important to understand the investment requirements for foreign investors. From real estate options to a simple bank deposit, there are multiple profitable investment routes you can choose that will not only boost your portfolio but also the Turkish economy. 

 Real Estate Investment Route

  • Acquire immovable real estate property valued at a minimum of USD 400,000 (or equivalent).
  • Hold the property through a title deed restriction on its resale for at least three years.

Capital Investment Route

  • Make a minimum fixed capital investment of USD 500,000 (or equivalent).

Turkish Bank Deposit Option

  • Deposit a minimum of USD 500,000 (or equivalent) into a Turkish bank account.
  • Commit not to withdraw the deposit for at least three years.

Government Bonds Investment

  • Commit a minimum of USD 500,000 (or equivalent) into government bonds.
  • Ensure that the bonds cannot be sold for at least three years.

Investment Fund Shares

  • Purchase a minimum of USD 500,000 (or equivalent) of a real estate investment fund share or venture capital investment fund share.
  • Agree not to sell the shares for at least three years.


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Requirements for a Citizenship Application

  • The main applicant must be over the age of 18 to apply
  • Applicant must hold a valid passport
  • Applicant must not have a criminal record
  • Applicant must be able to make the necessary investment

The Process of Turkey’s Citizenship By Investment Program

Gaining Turkish citizenship through their investment program is fairly simple, but requires expert guidance from our experienced team at JH Marlin to ensure a successful application. Here is what you can expect from the entire process. 

  • Initial Contact and Diligence Process:
    • Clients contact JH Marlin to explore citizenship options.
    • JH Marlin performs diligence checks to confirm eligibility.
  • Consultation and Investment Decision:
    • Clients decide on the best investment option with guidance from JH Marlin. Whether you choose the real estate route, bank deposits, bonds, or any other eligible investment option, we” help you decide on the most viable option.
    • Minimum investment thresholds and costs are discussed.
  • Documentation Collection and Submission:
    • All required documents are collected and submitted for review.
  • Residence Permit Application:
    • A residence permit application is submitted to initiate the process.
    • The main applicant opens a bank account in Turkey and makes the relevant investment to kickstart the official process. 
  • Additional Documentation and Government Submission:
    • Further documentation is sent to the Turkish Embassy for processing.
    • Applicants may undergo an interview as part of the immigration process.
  • Decision and Citizenship Documents:
    • After approximately 4 months, a decision is made.
    • Successful applicants receive citizenship documents and passports.

Navigate the Turkish Citizenship By Investment Process with JH Marlin's Expert Team

At JH Marlin, our citizenship by investment services offers a seamless pathway to acquiring Turkish citizenship. With an experienced team by your side, we ensure personalized guidance tailored to your specific needs and investment preferences.

Why Should You Trust JH Marlin?


With our comprehensive knowledge of the Turkish citizenship program and various investment options, we guarantee thorough support throughout the entire process. Trust in JH Marlin’s proven track record and nearly 100% success rate to navigate your journey to Turkish citizenship smoothly and efficiently.

JH Marlin Law has handled hundreds of citizenship applications. We can help you throughout the entire process.

Frequently Asked Questions for Turkey Citizenship by Investment

If you are interested in foreign investment in Turkey to gain citizenship but still have some questions, we will answer them below. If you have additional questions or have decided Turkish citizenship by investment is a good choice for you, contact JH Marlin.

What Investment Type is Best?

The best investment type depends on individual preferences and financial capabilities. Direct investment, property investment, and job creation are common options. Investors should choose based on factors like minimum investment requirements, expected returns, and personal goals.

What Documents Do I Need to Submit?

Documents typically required include a valid passport, proof of investment, bank statements, a certificate of eligibility, birth certificate, marriage certificate (if applicable), and official translations of all documents into Turkish. When you become a client, JH Marlin Law will provide you with the application forms, documents and sample documents specific to your situation. We will help you with the entire citizenship application process.

Is a Diligence Check Compulsory?

Yes, a diligence check is compulsory as part of the application process for Turkey's Citizenship by Investment program. This ensures that applicants meet the program's integrity and eligibility criteria. JH Marlin will carry out these checks before you start the process to ensure you are eligible and do not waste any time.

Do I Need to Visit Turkey to Gain Citizenship?

While visiting Turkey is not mandatory for gaining citizenship through investment, the vast majority of applicants do visit as it makes the process easier when you are in the country.

Who Can Be Included in an Application?

Spouses, children under 18 years old, and in some cases, dependent children up to 25 years old can be included in an application for Turkey's Citizenship by Investment program.

How Long Does the Process Take?

The processing time for Turkey's Citizenship by Investment program varies but typically lasts only a few months, depending on factors such as application complexity and government processing times.

How Long Will My Turkish Passport Be Valid For?

Once citizenship is granted, the Turkish passport is typically valid for 10 years for adults and 5 years for children under 18 years old, subject to renewal.

Do I Need To Renounce My Current Citizenship?

To gain a passport by investment in Turkey, you do not need to renounce the citizenship of the respective country you are from. Your country of citizenship will be your country of origin in addition to Turkish citizenship.

Turkey: General Information

Turkey is a transcontinental country bordered by three seas, offering connectivity to Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and making it a geopolitically strategic location. The central city of Istanbul serves as a cultural and economic hub shaped by centuries of rich history. Turkey is one of the most visited countries in the world and a popular tourist destination known for its great Mediterranean weather.

Fast Facts: 

Capital: Ankara

Population: 84.7 million

Languages: Turkish, English 

Currency: Turkish lira

Economy: Newly industrialized


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