Turkey

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VISA
Visa Free

110+ Countries

PASSPORT
Passport Ranking

53rd Place

SCHEDULE
Processing Time

2 to 3 months

DIRECTION
Investment Type

Real estate

About

Capital

Ankara

Language

Turkish

Total Area

783,356 km2

Currency

Turkish lira

Location

Asia/Europe

Exchange

1 TRY = 0.10 USD

Population

84.34 million

Calling code

+90

Country

Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye [ˈtyɾcije]), officially the Republic of Turkey,[a] is a transcontinental country located mainly on the peninsula of Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on East Thrace in Southeast Europe. It shares borders with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; the Black Sea to the north; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the east; Iraq to the southeast; Syria and the Mediterranean Sea to the south; and the Aegean Sea to the west. Turks form the vast majority of the nation’s population and Kurds are the largest minority.[4] Turkey’s capital is Ankara, while its largest city and financial centre is Istanbul (the imperial capital until 1923). Wikipedia

 

The Passport

Legal Basis

Turkish economic citizens may not disclose their wealth or income generated outside Turkey. CBI applicants do not need to establish residence by physical presence in the country and there is no restriction on applicants’ country of origin. Along with a purchase of a real estate, other forms of investment, are also welcomed, though with different thresholds.

Investors’ family members are also eligible to apply and attain Turkish citizenship and passports. Turkey is becoming one of the prime destinations for relocation, as climate in Turkey is wonderful all the year-long, with moderate season changes. Turkish economy and market give a plethora of opportunities for business development.

Benefits

  • Visa free access to 111 countries.
  • No need to disclose wealth.
  • Family Inclusion.
  • Right to apply for an E-2 investor visa in the USA.
  • Obtaining a long-term, multiple entry visas to the EU, the US, Canada, the UK and Australia with easiness.
  • Potential of ROI (Return on Investment) by renting out the purchased real estate.
  • Access to premium healthcare and social security.
  • Opportunities to expand a business internationally.
  • A life-time citizenship, transferable to further generations.

Requirements to Apply

There are conditions that Turkish passport applicants must meet in addition to paying the investment fees.

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Should hold no criminal records.

Investment Options

Real Estate

Foreigners who satisfy at least one of the below mentioned investment options will be able to obtain Turkish Citizenship (TC) for themselves and their families:

Item
Minimum Investment of USD 250,000 in a property and hold the investment for three years.
Deposit in cash of USD 500,000 in one of the Turkish banks for minimum period of 3 years.
A purchase of government bonds with value of USD 500,000, maintain it for at least 3 years.
The investment of USD 500,000 will be confirmed by the ministry of treasury and finance.

A purchase of government bonds, maintains it for at least 3 years. This investment shall be confirmed by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance.

Steps to be citizen

Step 1

  • Start the process: After signing the contract with Sadaf Investment, you will deliver all the documents and sign the forms. Our expert team is by your side at all stages and will help you translate documents and complete all forms.

Step 2

  • Documents Submission: In the second step, we will send all the prepared documents to the country of issuing the passport to start the process, and from the time of receiving the documents, the scheduling of your file will begin.

Step 3

  • Due Diligence: The applicant’s file starts to review life history, type of business, and income. An experienced, government-approved team then conducts the investigation. You should note that this stage is one of the essential steps to obtaining citizenship.

Step 4

  • Final approval: After passing the investigation stage, the government will issue the final approval. At this stage, the applicant can check the accuracy of this profile on the government website. The estimated duration is between 2 to 4 months.

Step 5

  • Settle up payment: The applicant should pay all remaining amounts in this stage and receive a company stamped receipt. This amount must be paid immediately after the final invoice to have your certificate and passport on time.

Step 6

  • Certificate & Passport: After the last payment, the government will issue citizenship documents and passports. The estimated time for obtaining a passport is 45 to 60 days after the money arrives in the government Bank Account.

Visa Free Countries

Currently, the Turkish passport holders can travel to 110+ countries without a visa, a list of which is shown in the table below. If the name of a country is not on the list, it means that the holders of this passport need a visa to enter.

CountryStatus
AlbaniaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Albania and may spend 90 days there.
Antigua and BarbudaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Antigua and Barbuda. A 6-month stay is granted upon arrival.
ArgentinaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Argentina. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival for tourist purposes only.
ArmeniaFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
AzerbaijanTurkish passport holders do not require a Visa to travel to Azerbaijan and can stay for up to 90 days. If staying outside hotels for more than 15 days, they must register with the local police.
BahamasTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter the Bahamas and can spend up to 8 months there.
BarbadosTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Barbados. A 6-month stay is granted upon arrival.
BelarusTurkish passport holders do not need a visa to enter Belarus. 30 days are granted for tourist and business activities upon entry.
BelizeTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Belize. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival.
BoliviaTurkish passport holders do not require a Visa to travel to Bolivia and may stay for up to 90 days.
Bosnia and HerzegovinaTurkish passport holders may enter Bosnia and Herzegovina for up to 90 days within a 6-month period. 
BotswanaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Botswana. A 3 months long stay is granted upon arrival.
BrazilTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Brazil and are granted permission to stay for up to 90 days when arriving.
British Virgin IslandsTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to travel to the British Virgin Islands. Tourists are granted a 30 day stay. Tourists who wish to stay past the 30 days can apply for an extention.
BruneiTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Brunei. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
CambodiaTurkish passport holders can obtain a visa upon arrival or an eVisa online to travel to Cambodia. A 30-day stay is granted for tourism purposes. Visas can be obtained at the Cambodia International Airport in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap International Airport or online.
Cape VerdeA 30 day stay is granted upon arrival. It is important to note that Turkish passport holders must register at least 6 days before travelling.
ChileTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Chile. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival.
ColombiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Colombia. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival which can be extended to 180 within a one-year period.
ComorosTurkish passport holders can get a visa on arrival. The passport must have 6 months validity and proof of a return or onwards ticket is required. The maximum stay is 45 days. 
Cook IslandsTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to travel to Cook Islands and are permitted a 31-day stay.
Costa RicaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Costa Rica. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
Dominica Turkish passport holders do not require a visa to visit Dominica. A 21-day stay is granted upon arrival .
Dominican RepublicTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter the Dominican Republic. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
EcuadorTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Ecuador. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
El SalvadorTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter El Salvador. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival.
Eswatini (Swaziland)Turkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Swaziland and can stay for up to 30 days.
FijiTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Fiji. A 4-month stay is granted upon arrival.
GabonTurkish passport holders can apply online for a single entry or multiple entry eVisa to travel to Gabon. They are also eligible to apply for a Visa on Arrival but must travel through Libreville International airport.There they will be granted a 90-day stay for tourist purposes.
GambiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Gambia. A 90 day long stay is granted upon arrival.
GeorgiaTurkish passport holders do not need a visa to enter Georgia but are required to present a valid ID card upon arrival. A 12 month long stay is granted for tourist and business. purposes.
GuatemalaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Guatemala. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
Guinea-BissauTurkish passport holders can obtain a visa upon arrival at Guinea-Bissau International Airport and stay for 30 days.
HaitiTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Haiti. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
HondurasTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Honduras. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival.
Hong KongTurkish passport holders do not require a passport to travel to Hong Kong. A 90 day stay is granted upon arrival. Travelers are required to have a passport with at least 6 months validity.
IndonesiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Indonesia. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival at select entry ports.
IranTurkish citizens do not require a Visa for Iran and are permitted to stay for up to 3 months. 
JamaicaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Jamaica and can spend up to 3 months there.
JapanTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Japan. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
JordanTurkish passport do not require a Visa to enter Jordan. Maximum permitted stay is 3 months.
KazakhstanTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Kazakhstan and may spend up to 1 month there. However, they need a special permission for the town of Baikonur and surrounding areas in Kyzylorda Oblast, and the town of Gvardeyskiy near Almaty.
KenyaTurkish passport holders can apply online for a eVisa or obtain a Visa on Arrival. The maximum permitted stay is 3 months. 
KosovoTurkish passport holders do not need a visa to enter Kosovo. Tourists are granted a 90-day stay in Kosovo.
KuwaitTurkish passport holders can obtain a single-entry eVisa online or a visa on arrival in Kuwait. Travellers are granted a 3 month stay for tourist purposes only.The eVisa is valid for 30 days once approved. Travelers visiting for other reasons are required to apply at an embassy.
KyrgyzstanTurkish passport holders can enter Kyrgyzstan without requiring a visa and stay for up to 30 days. 
LaosTurkish passport holders can acquire a Visa on Arrival at any Laos international airport or an eVisa online, both permitting them to stay for 30 days. 
LebanonTurkish passport holders can obtain a multi-entry Visa on Arrival at the Beirut International Airport and selected ports which is valid for 90 days with the option to extend for a further 30 days. Travellers must have a valid, non-refundable onward ticket, a phone number and address in Lebanon and no Israeli visa or seal. 
Macao (SAR China)Turkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Macao. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
MadagascarTurkish passport holders can acquire a Visa on Arrival in Madagascar or an eVisa prior to departure and are granted a 90-day, single entry stay for tourism purposes only. 
MalaysiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Malaysia and are permitted to stay for up to 3 months.
MaldivesTurkish passport holders can acquire a visa on arrival in the Maldives. A 30 day stay is granted for tourism purposes only. If travelers are visiting for other reasons they must present an invitation letter. Access to non-resort islands is prohibited without permission from the governement. A valid onward ticket, proof of accommodation and funds, as well as a yellow fever vaccination certificate are required. Travellers also need at least 6 months validity on their passport.
Marshall IslandsTurkish passport holders may obtain a 90-day Visa on Arrival.
MauritaniaTurkish passport holders can a Visa on Arrival at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport. Proof of yellow fever vaccination is required upon arrival. 
MauritiusTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Mauritius. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
MexicoTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Mexico but are required to pass through the Electronic Authorization System to obtain a 30-day permit. Holders of a Visa for Canada, Japan, the UK, the US, or the Schengen Area may stay for up to 180 days. 
MicronesiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Micronesia. A 90 day long stay within 180 day period is granted upon arrival.
MoldovaTurkish passport holders may enter Moldova for up to 90 days within a 6-month period. 
MongoliaTurkish passport holders may travel to Mongolia Visa-free and stay for up to 30 days.
MontenegroTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Montenegro. A 90-day-stay is granted to Turkish passport holders for tourism purposes.
MoroccoTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Morocco and are permitted to stay for up to 3 months. 
MozambiqueTurkish passport holders can obtain a visa upon arrival in Mozambique.Usually cash is required as a means of payment but the Maputo airport now accepts credit card payments. A 30 day-stay is granted for tourism purposes only.
NamibiaHolders of a Turkish passport can obtain a Visa on Arrival.
NepalTurkish passport holders can acquire a visa on arrival at the International airport in Kathmandu and all border posts.Travelers can apply for multiple-entry visas and extentions if required. A 90-day visa will be granted upon arrival.
NicaraguaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Nicaragua. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
NiueTurkish passport holders are allowed a 30-day tourist stay. 
North MacedoniaFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
OmanTurkish passport holders can obtain a visa on arrival
PakistanFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
PalauTurkish passport holders may obtain a 30-day Visa on Arrival.
PanamaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Panama and can spend up to 180 days in Panama. 
ParaguayTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Paraguay. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
PeruTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Peru and may spend up to 6 months in Peru. 
PhilippinesTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter the Philippines. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
QatarTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Qatar. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
RwandaTurkish passport holders can apply for the eVisa online which will remain valid for 30 days upon issuance. A Visa on Arrival is also available for tourism and business purposes.
Saint Kitts and NevisTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Saint Kitts and Nevis. A 3-month stay is granted upon arrival.
Saint LuciaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Saint Lucia. A 3 month long stay is granted upon arrival.
SamoaTurkish passport holders may obtain a 60-day Entry Permit on Arrival.
Sao Tome and PrincipeTurkish passport holders do not need a visa to enter Sao Tome and Principe but are required to present an International Certificate of Vaccination. They can stay for up to 15 days.
SenegalTurkish passport holders can obtain a Visa on Arrival which allows them to stay for a maximum of 90 days. 
SerbiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Serbia and may stay for up to 90 days. 
SeychellesTurkish passport holders can obtain a Visa on Arrival to enter Seychelles and stay for up to 3 months. 
Sierra LeoneTurkish passport holders can only obtain a Visa on Arrival in Sierra Leone and stay for up to 30 days.
SingaporeTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Singapore. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
SomaliaTurkish passport holders can obtain a Visa on Arrival at Mogadishu, Bosaso, and Galciao Airport and stay for up to 30 days. 
South AfricaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter South Africa and can stay for up to 30 days. 
South KoreaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter South Korea. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
Sri LankaFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter St. Vincent and the Grenadines. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
SudanTurkish citizens can visit Sudan as tourists. They require a special permit if travelling more than 25 miles outside Khartoum.
SyriaFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
TaiwanTurkish passport holders can obtain a Visa on Arrival. Maximum duration of the stay is 30 days.
TajikistanTurkish passport holders can obtain a tourist or business eVisa online or on arrival at Dushanbe Airport. A 45-day tourist stay is granted upon arrival and the visa is valid for 90 days. Travelers can apply for an extention if required.
TanzaniaTurkish passport holders can obtain an eVisa online or a Visa on Arrival and are permitted to stay for up to 3 months.
ThailandTurkish passport holders can Visa-free to Thailand and stay for up to 30 days. If not arriving by plane, only two annual visits are permitted.
Timor-LesteTurkish passport holders can obtain a Visa on Arrival to enter Timor-Leste. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
TogoTurkish passport holders can acquire a visa on arrival in Togo and are granted a 7-day stay for tourism purposes only. Passports must have at least two blank pages and be valid for at least 1 year.
TongaTurkish passport holders can obtain a 31-day Visa on Arrival.
Trinidad and TobagoTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Trinidad and Tobago. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
TunisiaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa and may stay for up to 90 days.
Turks and Caicos IslandsFor more information contact to Sadaf Investment
TuvaluTurkish passport can obtain a 1-month Visa on Arrival.
UgandaTurkish passport holders can apply online for an eVisa or a Visa on Arrival permitting them to stay for up to 90 days. 
UkraineTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Ukraine and may stay for up to 90 days within a 6-month period.
UruguayTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Uruguay. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrival.
UzbekistanTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Uzbekistan. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
VanuatuTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Vanuatu. A 30-day stay is granted upon arrival.
VenezuelaTurkish passport holders do not require a visa to enter Venezuela. A 90-day stay is granted upon arrrival. 
ZambiaTurkish passport holders can obtain an eVisa or a Visa on Arrival and are permitted to stay for a maximum of 90 days.
ZimbabweTurkish passport holders must obtain an eVisa online or a Visa on Arrival permitting them to stay for up to 3 months.

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