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ABOUT TURKEY

The Republic of Turkey has an incredibly rich history. Its location has made it a strategically important location throughout history. From Alexander the Great to the Ottoman Empire, the region has been home to many diverse civilizations.

Turkey’s strategic location continues to play an important role in the modern world, cementing Turkey as a hub for manufacturing and exports. Within a four hour flight radius, there are approximately 1.6 billion people and $7 billion in trade volume.

Istanbul, the country’s largest city is the main cultural and commercial center and is classified as a leading global city.

BENEFITS OF TURKEY CITIZENSHIP

  • Visa-free travel to 115 countries.

  • Pension programs and medical assistance included.

  • Passport has a 10 year validity and is renewable for life.

  • Excellent educational facilities – free education and university reimbursement plans available.

  • Lifestyle benefits include one of the best climates in the World, fantastic natural environment, excellent food and rich cultural history.

LOCATION: Eurasia and Middle East
CAPITAL CITY: Ankara
TOTAL AREA: 783km
TIME DIFFERENCE: UTC+3
LANGUAGE: Turkish (Official), Kurmanji, Arabic, Zaza, Kabardian
RELIGION: Sunni Islam: 83.5%
Shia Islam: 13.5%
Quaranist Muslims: 1%
Other: 2%
GOVERNMENT TYPE: Unitary Presidential Constitutional Republic
CURRENCY: Turkish Lira (TRY)
GDP (PER CAPITA): $10,817
POPULATION: 80,810,525
AGE STRUCTURE:0-14 years: 24.68%;
15-24 years: 15.99%;
25-54 years: 43.21%;
55-64 years: 8.58%;
65+ years: 7.53%;

The program was introduced in 2017 by the Turkish Government to promote foreign investment in the country. In September 2018, the investment structure was adjusted to make the Turkish Citizenship Program one of the most attractive in the world.:

KEY MOTIVATORS
  • International Mobility
  • Lifestyle Benefits
  • Healthcare & Education
  • Taxation & Succession Planning
  • Investment Opportunities
  • Enhanced Financial Freedom

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

To qualify for citizenship, the main applicant must be at least 18 years of age, have a clear background with no criminal record and make one of the following investments:

REAL ESTATE

Minimum Investment – $250,000
The investor must purchase real estate in Turkey. A 3 year resale restriction must be implemented on the title deed.

CAPITAL INVESTMENT

Minimum Investment – $500,000
The investor must make a minimum investment of $500,000 in one of the following with a condition not to sell for 3 years:
• Bank Deposit
• Government Bonds
• Shares in Turkish Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) or Venture Capital Trust (VCT)
• Fixed-asset investment

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