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Turkish Citizenship Lawyers for Hassle-Free Process 2022

Turkish Citizenship Lawyers for Hassle-Free Process 2022

PropertyTR offers all-in-one solutions to foreigners who are planning to invest in real estate in Turkey with its experienced Turkish citizenship lawyers. Due to the devaluation of the Turkish Lira, investing in Turkey and applying for Turkish citizenship or passport is highly attractive these years. Our Turkish citizenship lawyers, who are fluent in English, can help our clients with immigration, work, and residence permit applications. Our experienced and reputable team can take care of every detail on your behalf.

We only team up with the most reputable Turkish citizenship lawyers who are experienced in property acquisition in Turkey and other relevant processes. As PropertyTR, we can help you to find your dream home or investment property to benefit from the privileges offered by Turkish laws.

All the procedures and operations are carried out with our Turkish citizenship lawyers, who are fluent in English and successfully helped hundreds of foreigners to get their Turkish citizenship or passport. Our experienced lawyers can take care of all the procedures, sales contracts, transactions, and other operations on behalf of our clients. Thus, all you need to do is make the decision and let us handle everything for you.

Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

Best Turkish Citizenship Lawyers At Your Service

As of January 12, 2017, foreigners who invest in Turkey are eligible to get Turkish citizenship and passport unless they meet certain criteria. If you would like to get a permanent residence permit, hold two nationalities or enjoy all the benefits of a Turkish passport, PropertyTR and our Turkish citizenship lawyers can do the work for you.

As of December 7, 2018, foreigners who invest in real estate at least $250,000 worth are eligible to apply for Turkish citizenship. PropertyTR also serves as a developer and offers beautiful and investment-worthy properties to foreigners. With the help of our Turkish citizenship lawyers, you can invest in any of our properties and get your Turkish citizenship before we deliver your house. This is possible with a servitude or condominium deed, in which our Turkish citizenship lawyers can handle all the procedures on your behalf without wasting any time.

Turkish Citizenship Law also offers an opportunity to foreigners to apply for Turkish citizenship or passport with some other methods. You do not have to invest in property to benefit from this opportunity. Foreigners who would like to benefit from this opportunity can pick one of the six methods.

Our Turkish citizenship lawyers can handle all these procedures for you. Moreover, we can also provide you consultancy about the best method you can use according to your preferences and plans. Here are the six methods you can prefer to get Turkish citizenship or a passport.

  1. Investing in real estate in Turkey that is at least worth $250,000. You also need an annotation for a no-sale minimum for three years. Additionally, you can also invest in real estate by construction servitude or property ownership. Your real estate worth must be at least $250,000 and this must be approved by a notary public in Turkey. $250,000 is the minimum cost and you can purchase real estate in Turkey with any currency that will be equivalent to at least #250,000 so that our Turkish citizenship lawyers can initiate the Turkish citizenship or passport applications on your behalf. All the sale processes must be notarized by a Turkish notary public and you can lose your rights in case you sell your property in three years. The minimum cost was $1,000,000 before.
  2. You can also deposit at least $500,000 or equivalent to any currency in one of the banks operating in Turkey. The minimum cost was $3,000,000 before.
  3. Foreigners who start a business in Turkey can also be eligible for Turkish citizenship or passport when they employ 50 workers. The minimum Turkish employee requirement was 100 before.
  4. You can also benefit from these opportunities by making a fixed capital investment in Turkey for a minimum of $500,000. This was $2,000,000 before.
  5. Another method you can prefer is borrowing vehicles worth $500,000 and keeping them for at least three years. This was $500,000 before.

You can also be a partner of any real estate or business operating in Turkey to be eligible for these rights. The minimum amount for being a partner to any real estate or business is $500,000. You also need to maintain your partnership for at least three years with an agreement. This was $1,500,000 before.

Getting Turkish Citizenship with Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

As PropertyTR, we offer comprehensive services to our clients. Besides helping you to find the best investment for your purpose or preferences, our Turkish citizenship lawyers can also handle all the operations you would like to do after the deal.

All our lawyers are fluent in English and provide consultancy and guidance in all off-plan or second-hand properties in Turkey. We can inform you about all the details, let you know possible setbacks, recommend great investment opportunities, and much more! Our Turkish citizenship lawyers will be at your side before, during, or after the negotiations and offer you seamless operations. We will be at your side until you get your Turkish citizenship.

What Do We Offer As Real Estate Purchase Services?

  • Our experienced team will contact you to learn more about your expectations, plans, and preferences.
  • We prepare the bid for our clients and review the offers before submission to them.
  • Carry out all the negotiations with the opposite party to finalize the deal.
  • If required, perform all the revisions, or execute the counteroffer procedures on your behalf.
  • Finding the optimum properties that ensure Turkish citizenship or passport.
  • Checking all kinds of penalties, setbacks, or other unwanted conditions on the property before the transfer.
  • Checking if there are any unpaid real estate tax payments and informing clients about average yearly taxes.
  • Investigating all the necessary licenses in the local municipality.
  • Accompanying you during the transfer transactions and operations and informing you about the processes in advance.
  • Correction of the property title after the acquisition.
  • Handling all kinds of stamp duty taxes on behalf of our clients.

We Handle the Following in Your Turkish Citizenship Application Process

  • Residency applications documents for the client, spouse, and children
  • Citizenship applications documents for the client, spouse, and children
  • Tracking the applications until the issue of Turkish passports

What Do We Offer As Turkish Citizenship Services?

  • Preparing the required documents, handling their translations, and notarization.
  • Initiating the application for getting a Turkish Tax ID Number.
  • Helping the client to open a bank account in the country.
Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

What Do We Offer As Property Management Services in Turkey?

Besides helping you to acquire your property, we also provide after-sale services. You can contact us whenever you want to get detailed information. Some of these services include;

  • Carrying out the registration services of your acquired property, including Environmental and Garbage Collection Taxes.
  • If any, tracking whether the tenant pays the monthly dues.
  • Filing a suit to evict the tenant, if required.
  • Following whether the rent is paid by the tenant, if not, send a warning to him/her.
  • Sign a lease contract with possible tenants on behalf of you.
  • Listing your property for rent with professional real estate agents.

We Handle Real Estate Turkey Purchase Conformity Certifications for You Too

Our Turkish citizenship lawyers take care of every detail you will need to get your Turkish citizenship, including the conformity certificate. This certificate is issued by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization for your purchase of Turkish real estate worth $250,000, which was $1,000,000 before. Besides this certification, you also need a no-sale annotation for a minimum of three years to be eligible for a Turkish citizenship application.

Besides directly investing in real estate in Turkey, you can also prefer to get the property ownership or construction servitude to be eligible for this application. In this respect, as PropertyTR, the leading developer in Turkey, we can offer you a wide range of alternatives to choose from. Most of these plans and properties will help you to get your Turkish citizenship without any problems. All our real estate complies with the Turkish regulations and our Turkish citizenship lawyers can handle the entire process on your behalf.

If you have bought your real estate between January 12, 2017, and September 18, 2018, and it was worth $1,000,000 or more, our Turkish citizenship lawyers can also help you to initiate your application and get your citizenship or passport. Additionally, if you have purchased your property after September 19, 2018, and it is worth $250,000 or more, you can also benefit from our services.

The value of the property you are going to purchase must be assessed by a real estate appraiser with a valid license. The Turkish Capital Market Board is the only institution that is authorized to provide these licenses. As PropertyTR, we work closely with the well-known real estate appraisers to complete all the relevant reports you need to get to start your Turkish citizenship application. In this regard, choosing any of our real estates will help you to save time and money in the long run.

Unfortunately, if you are planning to get Turkish citizenship or a passport by investing in real estate in Turkey, it must be at least $250,000. There is no other way than getting citizenship or a passport without fulfilling this requirement. Please be careful about companies that promise you these benefits by letting you invest less than $250,000.

Getting Turkish Citizenship by Depositing Funds

Another way for getting Turkish citizenship is depositing funds to any banks operating in Turkey for a minimum of three years. Our Turkish citizenship lawyers can handle all the procedures on your behalf and enjoy this opportunity by depositing at least $500,000 in your bank account.

You do not even have to spend more than ten minutes to enjoy this opportunity by providing Power of Attorney to any of our Turkish citizenship lawyers. After getting the limited Power of Attorney, our lawyers can open an account in any Turkish bank you like. You can provide this Power of Attorney by visiting any notary public in Turkey or any Turkish embassy in any country.

Please note that you have to commit to keeping your deposit in that account for at least three years. This conformity will be provided by the Turkish Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency.

What Do We Offer As Bank Deposit Services?

  • Preparing the required documents, handling their translations, and notarization.
  • Applying for tax ID number
  • Opening the bank account in desired currency
  • Making the required documents ready for signing by the client
  • Submitting the required paperwork to BRSA.

We Handle the Following in Your Turkish Citizenship Application Process

  • Residency applications documents for the client, spouse, and children
  • Citizenship applications documents for the client, spouse, and children
  • Tracking the applications until the issue of Turkish passports

What Do We Offer As Turkish Citizenship Services?

  • Preparing the required documents, handling their translations, and notarization.
  • Initiating the application for getting a Turkish Tax ID Number.
  • Helping the client to open a bank account in the country.
Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

We Handle Real Estate Turkey Purchase Conformity Certifications for Bank Deposits

Our Turkish citizenship lawyers can also help you to prepare your conformity certifications for your bank deposits too. This certification is issued by the Turkish Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency when a foreigner deposits at least $500,000 in any bank operating in Turkey. You also need to commit to keeping the deposit in your account for at least three years for this conformity certification.

You do not have to keep the deposit in United States Dollars. You can open an account in any currency you would like to and deposit at least the equivalent of $500,000 to be eligible for Turkish citizenship or passport application.

As our Turkish citizenship lawyers will inform you in your meeting, you are not obliged to keep this deposit in a single account or currency. You can divide this deposit into parts and keep them in different Turkish banks with different currencies. A new conformity certification must be issued for each account, which our Turkish citizenship lawyers can help you to get.

Moreover, the bank must not be owned by any Turkish businessman. You can deposit your money into any bank or banking branch that is registered and operating in Turkey. In this regard, you can prefer international banks such as ING, BBVA, or QNB.

If you want, you can also apply for Turkish citizenship or a passport by opening a joint account. As your partner may be your spouse, you can also prefer any person you like. Our Turkish citizenship lawyers can handle all these procedures for you as well.

Another important thing to know about these is you can always convert your main currency to any other currency. Unless you keep a minimum of $500,000 worth of currency in your accounts. Moreover, you can also change the investment type and still be eligible for Turkish citizenship or passport. In this regard, you need to make sure that you will not interrupt that minimum three years requirement. Otherwise, BRSA will notify the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Turkey about the interruption and your application may be rejected.

During these three years, you can benefit from all the benefits that Turkish citizens can benefit from by depositing their money in the bank. This also includes the interests and other investment tools. Of course, your agreement with your preferred bank also matters.

Foreigners who are going to deposit at least $500,000 worth of another currency will not have to worry about fluctuations in exchange rates. Your initial investment will be considered and you will not have to worry about your deposit falling under $500,000. Our Turkish citizenship lawyers will inform you about the details in your meeting as well.

You have to block your deposit for three years to be eligible to apply for Turkish citizenship or passport. If somehow you remove this blockage and withdraw money from your account and it falls under $500,000, BRSA will inform the Ministry of Internal Affairs. As a result of this notification, your application can be rejected or if you already got your Turkish citizenship or passport, it can be canceled.

In case you had to experience such problems, then you will not be eligible to apply for Turkish citizenship or passport with any of the six methods for at least three years. However, these restrictions can be lifted by applying to the relevant institutions with reasonable cause. Our Turkish citizenship lawyers can also help you to re-apply.

Step by Step Getting Turkish Citizenship by Investment

  • You need to fulfill at least one of the six methods to be eligible for citizenship or passport application and get a conformity certificate.
  • You have to apply for a short-term residence permit to initiate your applications.
  • Our Turkish citizenship lawyers will initiate the application by preparing your documents.

Depending on which methods you are going to prefer to apply for Turkish citizenship, the documents you need to prepare may vary.

For instance, if you are going to be eligible for this right by depositing money in Turkish banks, then the documents you need are as follows:

  • Documents proving the residence address of the applicant (at your hometowns such as electricity, internet, or phone bill),
  • A valid passport,
  • Turkish tax number (Our Turkish citizenship lawyers will apply for it for you)

The documents you need to get the conformity certifications for your investment type are as follows:

  • If you invest in real estate, you need to get the estate value assessment report.
  • If you make a fixed capital investment of $500,000, then you need to get a report from a certified public accountant.

How to Get a Short Term Residence Permit for Turkish Passport or Turkish Citizenship Application?

All your documents and procedures will be handled by our Turkish citizenship lawyers. However, for those who are planning to apply on their own, we are going to provide detailed information under this heading. Anyone who is planning to get Turkish citizenship or passport must apply for a short-term residence permit first.

One of the requirements to apply for a short-term residence permit is physically being in Turkey with a valid visa and passport. You need to make sure that your visa will be valid during the day of your appointment.

This is also applicable for those who want to extend their residence permit or visa. Otherwise, you may have to leave the country and return with a valid visa or passport to start your application. Foreigners in Turkey can visit and Directorate of Immigration to initiate their applications or let Turkish citizenship lawyers handle the procedures on their own.

The average waiting time for an appointment is generally varying between two and three months in major cities such as Istanbul, Izmir, and Ankara. Thus, you need to make sure that you will have visa or passport validity until that time. The process takes shorter in smaller cities. It is also worth noting that this waiting period can be as quick as ten days when you invest in any real estate or prefer one of the six methods provided at the beginning of this guide.

Although a short-term residence permit can be granted up to 5 years, in general, it is issued for a year. Once your application is accepted and your residence permit is issued, it will be mailed to your residence address in Turkey within two to four weeks.

What Are the Required Documents to Apply for a Short Term Residence Permit in Turkey?

  • Valid passport with a valid visa for the duration of the residence permit you are going to be issued.
  • Power of Attorney you are going to issue for our company so that we can handle all the procedures on your behalf
  • 4 color passport photos
  • Private health or travel insurance that covers the full duration of your stay in Turkey. As PropertyTR, we can help you to get one or renew the existing insurance for you.
  • Residency address. You need to provide a residency address for the online application. Although you can submit your hotel address, in some cases, it may not be accepted. On the other hand, we can prepare a legal document for you, where you can submit the address of the property you are planning to purchase. It is important to note that your office address will not be accepted as your residency address.
  • Conformity certificate for the type of investment you prefer

How to Fill a Turkish Citizenship Application?

If you are going to initiate your Turkish passport application by investing in property in Turkey, then you need to provide the following documents for your application:

  • Standard form VAT-4
  • Valid passport (translated & notarized)
  • Identity registry copy
  • Birth certificate
  • Marital status certificate
  • Valid residence permit in Turkey
  • 2 passport photos in 5 x 6 cm with white background
  • Application fee
  • If you have children under the custody of his/her parents, then you also need to provide a consent letter from your spouse

Depending on the marital status of the applicant, he/she may have to provide the following documents:

  • If divorced, divorce certificate
  • If married, marriage certificate,
  • If widowed, death certificate
Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

Turkish Citizenship Lawyers

Let Our Turkish Citizenship Lawyers Handle the Procedures for You

As PropertyTR, we are one of the leading real estate service and developer companies in Turkey, operating for more than a decade. Besides offering ready solutions to our clients, we also offer innovative, contemporary apartments and luxury residences for foreigners.

Our Turkish citizenship lawyers handle all the procedures on your behalf from acquisition to application. If you would like to benefit from our all-in-one services, you can contact our representatives at any time. We can help you to find your dream home and handle all the procedures with our Turkish citizenship lawyers to provide great convenience.

Is It Hard to Get a Turkish Citizenship?
The Turkish government offers six methods for foreigners to get Turkish citizenship and thus, a Turkish passport. Fulfilling one of these methods will be enough for you to initiate your application. However, it may be challenging to continue and follow your application, which we can provide convenience with our Turkish citizenship lawyers. Contact us on +90 549 870 38 38
How Much Does It Cost to Get Citizenship in Turkey?
This depends on the method you are going to prefer. The cheapest method is getting Turkish citizenship by real estate investment. In this regard, buying real estate worth $250,000 will be enough. You will not have to worry about lawyer costs since our services also include all legal costs. Contact us on +90 549 870 38 38
Do Lawyers Help with Turkish Citizenship?
Of course, you can hire a Turkish citizenship lawyer to receive professional assistance. However, if you work with PropertyTR, you will not have to worry about hiring one. All our services include expert lawyers who will handle the procedures on your behalf with a power of attorney. Contact us on +90 549 870 38 38
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