Turkey is situated on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe and historical Anatolia in Western Asia. As a popular tourist destination, some of the most popular activities in Turkey include hiking, balloon flights, mountain biking, horse riding, diving, and snorkeling. The diversity of the landscapes and climates makes it an interesting country to visit at any time of the year. For those interested in flora and fauna, Turkey offers a wealth of experiences.
Turkey is among the most popular countries that offer the Citizenship-by-investment (CBI) program — a program that was launched in January 2017 to bolster the economy of the nation. To acquire a Turkish passport, foreign nationals are eligible to apply for this program if they can meet all the requirements. The Turkey CBI programs are as follows:
Turkey’s real estate citizenship-by-investment program
Foreign investors who wish to acquire a Turkey passport and citizenship can embrace the opportunity and invest in government-approved real estate. By investing at least $250,000, the road to securing a Turkish passport and citizenship is seamless.
Purchasing government bonds is another option that allows foreign investors to acquire a Turkish passport and citizenship. But individuals must invest at least $500,000 and hold the investment for a period of 3-years.
Fixed deposit in a Turkish bank
With a deposit of $500,000 in a bank operating in Turkey, foreign investors can secure a Turkish passport and citizenship effortlessly. But the investment must be held for a period of 3-years.
The Turkish government offers foreign nationals an excellent opportunity to help spur the economic growth of the country by creating jobs in exchange for a passport and citizenship. For individuals to qualify for this option, jobs for at least 50 people must be created through a registered company in Turkey.
To secure a Turkish passport, foreign nationals can also make a capital investment of not less than $500,000.
|Turkey Citizenship-by-investment Programs||Requirements|
|Real Estate||US $250,000|
|Government bonds||US $500,000|
|Fixed deposit in a Turkish bank||US $500,000|
|Turkey Job creation CBI program||Jobs for 50 people must be created|
|Business investment||US $500,000|
There are many benefits why you should get a Turkish passport and these include:
What are the steps to take or procedures to apply for a Turkish passport?
CTrust Global is an authorized citizenship-by-investment agent for the Turkish government.
How long does it take to get a Turkish passport?
After investing in Turkey and completing all the necessary documentation, what do you get?
What is the Validity of the Turkey passport?
Turkey passport is valid for 10-years and 5-years for children under 18 but can be renewed thereafter.
How much does it cost to renew a Turkish passport?
The official fee for a Turkish passport is USD 145 per person.
More about Turkey
Here is a list of countries that Commonwealth of Turkey passport holders can travel to, either without a visa, where a visa on arrival will be issued or where free entry is given for a fixed period.
|Cook Islands||Bangladesh *||Botswana||Botswana||Albania|
|Fiji||Brunei||Cape Verde Islands *||Cape Verde Islands *||Azerbaijan|
|Marshall Islands *||Cambodia *||Comoro Islands *||Comoro Islands *||Belarus|
|Micronesia||Hong Kong (SAR China)||eSwatini||eSwatini||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Niue||Indonesia||Gabon *||Gabon *||Georgia|
|Palau Islands *||Japan||Guinea-Bissau *||Guinea-Bissau *||Kosovo|
|Samoa *||Kazakhstan||Madagascar *||Madagascar *||Moldova|
|Tonga *||Kyrgyzstan||Mauritania *||Mauritania *||Montenegro|
|Tuvalu *||Laos *||Mauritius||Mauritius||North Macedonia|
|Vanuatu||Macao (SAR China)||Morocco||Morocco||Serbia|
|Malaysia||Mozambique *||Mozambique *||Ukraine|
|Maldives *||Namibia *||Namibia *|
|Mongolia||Rwanda *||Rwanda *|
|Nepal *||Sao Tome and Principe||Sao Tome and Principe|
|Philippines||Seychelles *||Seychelles *|
|Singapore||Sierra Leone *||Sierra Leone *|
|South Korea||Somalia *||Somalia *|
|Sri Lanka **||South Africa||South Africa|
|Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) *||Sudan *||Sudan *|
|Tajikistan *||Tanzania *||Tanzania *|
|Thailand||The Gambia||The Gambia|
|Timor-Leste *||Togo *||Togo *|
|Armenia *||Uganda *||Uganda *|
|Bahrain *||Zambia *||Zambia *|
|Iran||Zimbabwe *||Zimbabwe *|
|Jordan||Antigua and Barbuda|
|Oman||British Virgin Islands|
|St. Kitts and Nevis|
|St. Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Trinidad and Tobag|
The List above is just as a Guide and everyone must check before travel.
Disclaimer: This list is intended only as a guide which is current at the time of posting. Any future changes in visa-free travel countries after posting on CTrustGlobal may not be available and CTrustGlobal will not be responsible for a discrepancy. However, Travellers are advised to visit the relevant embassies’ official website or contact the nearest Embassy/Consulate for country he/she is interested to travel.