Peoples who want to stay in Turkey more than the time limit of their visa, or those who want to get a visa exemption facility or intend to stay for more than 90 days must obtain a residence permit.
To apply for a short-term residence permit, immigrants who invest in real estate in Turkey or want to establish a business or business connections in Turkey must submit the appropriate documents to the relevant Provincial Directorate of Immigration Administration. Once an application is submitted through Proper Channel. The Short-term residence permits will be issued.
In May 2017, the Turkish government introduced a landmark citizenship program to promote foreign investment.
The program offers foreign Peoples who buy real estate or bring capital over certain thresholds the eligibility to acquire Turkish citizenship.
The most striking feature of the program is that investors do not have to live in Turkey to acquire the citizenship.
In September 2018, the investment thresholds were substantially lowered by The Government, making it by far the most attractive citizenship program in the world.
GET NATIONALITY WITH YOUR FAMILY
Your spouse and children under the age of 18 years can get nationality together with you at the same time.
NO WEALTH DECLARATION
When you apply for citizenship, you are not required to declare your assets or income that you currently have in other countries.
NO NEED TO BE A PERMANENT RESIDENT
You do not have to have lived continuously in Turkey for a certain period to become eligible for citizenship. You can continue to live abroad and apply for citizenship as soon as you get the residence permit.
REPATRIATE YOUR INVESTMENT
After holding your investment for 3 years, you can cash out your investment and repatriate the funds along with its proceeds (i.e. rental income, interest etc.) free of exchange control restrictions.