Turkish Citizenship By Real Estate Investment: Questions & Answers

1. What is the minimum amount of investment to be made in real estate in order for a foreigner to become eligible for Turkish citizenship? Regulation on the implementation of the Turkish Citizenship Law has been amended to introduce citizenship by investment scheme in...

Turkish Citizenship By Investment

Turkish law provides for an investor citizenship program that allows foreign individuals making certain types of investments in Turkey with a value over a specified threshold to acquire Turkish citizenship. From real estate investors to government bond buyers, a wide...

Basic Tax Implications of Real Estate Acquisition in Turkey

This article provides an overview of the main taxes applicable to real property owners in Turkey.    i. Stamp Tax According to Stamp Tax Law No.488 , stamp tax is applied to a wide range of legal documents such as contracts, agreements, financial statements and tax...

Acquisition of Real Estate By Foreigners in Turkey

Foreigners can acquire real property in Turkey by employing either of the following two methods: They can establish a company in Turkey (i.e. by incorporating a company or acquiring shares of an already established Turkish company) and then acquire the real property...

Company Types in Turkey

Pursuant to the Direct Foreign Investment Law No. 4875, foreign investors are equally treated with Turkish investors and are subject to the same requirements. A foreign investor may therefore establish all types of companies regulated under Turkish Commercial Code...