FAST-TRACK CITIZENSHIP: The Turkish investment passport offers one of the world’s fastest fast-track application processes. Obtain your Turkish passport in as little as 2 months.
GAIN UK RESIDENCY: Gain UK residency by opening a business as a Turkish citizen under the Turkish Businessperson Visa Programme.
SAFE, DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY: Set your family up for a new life in a beautiful, foreigner friendly country. Turkey is home to nearly 800,000 expats and over 50,000 international companies. The Turquoise Coast, and destinations such as Antalya and Bodrum, in particular, has long been favourite travel destinations for international travellers and those seeking second homes in a Mediterranean climate.
ULTIMATE PLAN B: Obtaining a second passport for you and your family is the ultimate hedge against socio-economic and political risks in your native country. It therefore is no surprise that investors from South Africa, China, Hong Kong, Iraq, Lebanon, Ukraine and Iran are all leaping at the opportunity to invest in Turkey.
NO MINIMUM STAY REQUIREMENTS: Unlike with many of the other European Golden Visa Programmes, Turkey does not enforce any annual minimum stay requirements, making it an excellent choice as a life back-up plan.
NO WEALTH DECLARATION: There is no requirement to declare your foreign assets and income in order to apply for Turkish citizenship by investment.
INVESTMENT REPATRIATION: Unlike in many other second citizenship countries, Turkish investment properties only have to be held for a period of 3 years. After this period, you can sell your property while still maintaining your citizenship.
VISA FREE TRAVEL: The Turkish passport is widely rates as one of the Top 30 passports in the world, offering the bearer access to 148 countries around the world.
STRATEGIC LOCATION: Situated on the cusp of Europe and Asia, Turkey is an excellent location for setting up a satellite office, or for those doing business remotely with clients in Europe or South Africa.
DUAL CITIZENSHIP RECOGNISED: Turkey recognises dual citizenship, so you don’t need to give up any benefits in your native country to become a Turkish citizen.
NO MILITARY CONSCRIPTION: Recipients of Turkish citizenship by investment are exempt from participation in military service.
SUN-DRENCHED LIFESTYLE: Turkey enjoys a sunny, temperate climate all year round.
RICH CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Turkey is a Eurasian country with a truly cosmopolitan flair, especially in its bigger cities such as Istanbul.
INVESTMENT FLEXIBILITY: Choose to buy a single piece of real estate, or compile a portfolio of residential and commercial properties to suit your needs.
MEDICAL CARE: Enjoy full free access to medical care for life, family members included.
HIGH GROWTH POTENTIAL: Turkey’s consistent popularity as a travel destination supports above-average return on investment in terms of rental returns. In areas such as Antalya, for example, the right property purchase can also lead to significant capital growth.
LEAVE A GLOBAL LEGACY: Citizenship is transferrable to your children and their children.
POTENTIAL FUTURE EU ACCESS: While dialogue on this matter is still ongoing, Turkey obtaining visa-free travel rights to the EU in future cannot be ruled out. This would make obtaining an EU passport now, for an investment of only $250,0000, and excellent investment in your future global mobility.