Detailed Application Process of Turkey Citizenship Program

The developing real estate market in Turkey provides potential investors with a truly overwhelming choice of property for sale. This is why it’s not a surprise that the Turkey Citizenship Program is one of the most popular citizenship by investment programs in the world. To make our client application process more clear, Mann’s Solutions team has prepared a Detailed Application Process

1. Decide on your investment route.

First, the investor must decide which type of investment is most suitable for them. At the moment, there are 3 investment options: Property Investment, Capital Transfer, or Business and job creation.

2. Obtaining Turkish Tax ID Numbers. 

Further, the investor will have to obtain a Turkish Tax ID Number. (Without a tax ID, the legal system won’t be able to allow to proceed further to a property purchase.) 

3. Opening a bank account in the country.

4. Mann’s Solutions team will prepare a list of properties and research to identify the best property options for the investment. This is the step where you also will commence all the paperwork.

5. (Only for investment in real estate) At this step, the investor will need to receive a certificate of eligibility which will be issued after the investor is considered qualified for the Turkey citizenship program. To get the certificate, the applicant will have to apply to the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadaster of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.

6. Gathering all required documentation.

 7. It is essential to have a residence permit as soon as the investment for a Turkish passport is made as the person must be a legal resident while starting the application procedure. The resident permit will be issued the same day you apply.

8. Submission

Submission of all documents and applications to the Provincial Directorate of Census and Citizenship.

9. Receiving the passport.

Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program Overview

Turkey Citizenship by Investment program lets obtaining a second passport within 2 months and has low entry investment options starting from $250,000 for the entire family. No physical presence is required to obtain citizenship and there are no obligations to declare the applicant’s assets or income generated in other countries’ application processes. The booming real estate market in Turkey provides potential investors with a truly overwhelming choice of property and buildings for sale of any type and any budget.

Turkish Citizenship Investment Options

1. Property Acquisition From $250,000

• Acquire residential or commercial property with a deed restriction not to sell for 3 years from the date of purchase, Investors have the right to acquire several properties, as long as the total amount complies with the requirements.

• The property can be let for rental income, or sold after 3 years from acquiring citizenship, without affecting the applicant’s citizenship. The same property cannot be used twice to qualify for Turkish Citizenship.

2. Capital Transfer From $500,000

• Fixed-asset investment confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Technology OR

• Deposit $500.000 cash in a Turkish bank for a minimum of 3 years OR

• Buy government bonds with the potential to receive interest as income, Investments to be kept for 3 years.

3. Creation of 50 Jobs or Business Investment

• Set up business and create jobs for at least 50 Turkish employees.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Turkey Citizenship by Investment

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

• Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

• Property virtual tours, 3-D tours and in-person tours available.

• Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

• Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

• Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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The Investors Guide to Caribbean Citizenship

Most international investors are considering Caribbean passport as it’s a powerful tool for international tax planning and also allows them to travel visa-free worldwide.

Caribbean citizenship provides the following benefits: tax advantages, security, traveling freedom, profitable real-estate investments, and the possibility to retire in a safe country with a mild climate.

To make the decision-making process faster, Mann’s Solutions team decided to prepared Investors Guide to Caribbean Citizenship. Find Overview of the Caribbean Citizenship Programs below:

Overview of Caribbean Citizenship Programs and Tax Benefits

St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship

Being one of the most trusted and successful programs in the world, St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program offer fast-track routes to acquiring a second passport in 2-3 months. The passport of St. Kitts and Nevis grants visa-free access to over 156 countries, including the European Union countries and the United Kingdom. St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program investment options start from $150,000.

The Citizenship Program of St Kitts and Nevis offers excellent opportunities for investors, including profitable investments, an opportunity to sell the property after citizenship acquisition, and a unique and highly favorable taxation system (no tax on global income, wealth, or inheritance). The workforce is English-speaking, well-educated, and welcoming.

An investor can buy a share or a whole property in St Kitts and Nevis. Typically, investors are offered shares in five-star hotels and resorts, although other options are also available, for example, apartments, villas, and even marinas for yachts. The investor can also earn a rental income of 2% to 5% per annum.

Program Benefits

1 – No residence requirements

2 – Investment period 5 years

3 – Confidential application process

4 – Visa-free travelling to 156 countries

5 – No tax on income, wealth, or inheritance

6 – The whole family can apply

Investment Option

1.$150,000

Contribution to the SGF (Sustainable Growth Fund) is non-refundable. The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application. To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $150,000.

*UNTIL 31/12/2021 the Family of 4 can obtain St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship for $150,000.

Reduced contribution to the SGF will be valid until 31 December 2021

2. $200,000-$400,000 Real Estate Investment

$200,000

The real Estate option should be approved by the government. $200,000 – joint investment with another main applicant (each applicant pays $200,000, and $400,000 in total). The property can be sold in 7 years.

$400,000

real estate investment with minimum investment period – 5 years.

Grenada Citizenship by Investment

Grenada Citizenship by Investment program is a fast-track and secure citizenship program. The only Caribbean program that allows settling in the USA, the Grenada Citizenship by investment program lets obtain a second passport within 3-4 months and grants visa-free access to over 143 countries worldwide. The program offers two investment options, a $150,000 government donation or a property investment of $220,000.

Grenada’s residents and citizens enjoy relatively low tax rates. For example, there are no capital gains, inheritance taxes, income taxes, or wealth taxes on worldwide income or properties. On the other hand, it’s worth knowing that there are specific local tax implications. For locally produced revenue, there is an individual annual income tax rate. The first XCD$36,000 a year is tax-free and the next $24,000 is taxed at 10%, and the remainder is taxed at 28%.

Program Benefits

1 – No residence requirements

2 – Investment period 5 years

3 – Confidential application process

4 – Opens Route to the USA through E-2 Visa

5 – No tax on income, wealth, or inheritance

6 – Dual citizenship allowed

Investment Options

1. $150,000 — Non-refundable donation to the government fund

 Contribution to the NTF (National Transformation Fund) is non-refundable

 The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application

To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $150,000, $200,000 for a family of 2, 3, and 4.

2. $220,000 – $350,000 Real Estate Investment

 The real Estate option should be approved by the government

 The property can be sold in 5 years

Dominica Citizenship

Dominica Citizenship by Investment program is one of the longest-running economic citizenship programs in the world. The most affordable in the Caribbean, the Dominica Citizenship by investment program offers a quick route to acquiring a second passport in 2-3 months. The program grants the investor visa-free access to over 137 countries and provides 2 investment options, a $100,000 donation to the government or property investment from $200,000.

Purchasing fractional ownership in a Dominica resort project is fast and easy, requires no maintenance or upkeep on behalf of the investor, and based on the developer’s income and capital gain projections will typically be expected to return enough money after 5 years to cover both the capital invested and fees paid for the citizenship.

Program Benefits

1 – No residence requirements

2 – Investment period 3 years

3 – Confidential application process

4 – Passport in 2-3 months

5 – No tax on income, wealth, or inheritance

6 – Dual citizenship allowed

Investment Options

1. $100,000 — Non-refundable donation to the government fund

 Contribution to the Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) is non-refundable

 The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application

 To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $100,000

2. $200,000 Real Estate Investment

 The real Estate option should be approved by the government

 The property can be sold in 3 years

St Lucia Citizenship

St Lucia Citizenship Program is one of the most affordable and fast Caribbean citizenship programs. The program offers a quick route to acquiring a second passport within 3-4 months and grants visa-free access to over 132 countries. Obtain St Lucia Citizenship by following investment options: $150,000 non-refundable donation, government bond investment of $220,000, or a property investment of $300,000.

Comparing to other Caribbean islands, Saint Lucia also has a vibrant international offshore sector, that allows people to participate in all areas of financial services. For instance, the creation of international companies and the opening of trusts.

Program Benefits

1 – No residence requirements

2 – Investment period 5 years

3 – Confidential application process

4 – Passport in 2-3 months

5 – No tax on income, wealth, or inheritance

6 – Visa-free to 132 countries, EU AND UK

Investment Options

1. $100,000 — Non-refundable donation to the government fund

Contribution to the NEF (National Economic Fund) is non-refundable. The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application. To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $100,000, $140,000 for a family of 2, and $150,000 for a family of up to 4 members.

2. $300,000 Real Estate Investment

 The real Estate option should be approved by the government

 The property can be sold in 5 years

3. Investment of $250,000 in government bonds

 $250,000 — single applicant, investment term 5 years

 $250,000 — main applicant and spouse, investment term 6 years

 $250,000 — a family of up to four, investment term 7 years

 $300,000 — a family of up to four, investment term 5 years

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship

Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by investment program offer one of the most affordable and quick routes to acquiring a second passport. The program grants applicant and applicant family visa-free access to over 140 countries worldwide in only 3-4 months and offers two investment options, a $100,000 government donation or a property investment from $200,000.

*Antigua and Barbuda have no tax on personal income, wages, inheritance, or capital gains. Tax residents of the country do not pay taxes on dividends, interest, or royalties.

Program Benefits

1 – No residence requirements

2 – Investment period 5 years

3 – Confidential application process

4 – Passport in 2-3 months

5 – No tax on income, wealth, or inheritance

Investment Options

1. $100,000 — Non-refundable donation to the government fund

 Contribution to the Antigua National Development Fund is non-refundable

 The government donation of $100,000 covers 4 family members, however, the same amount is required if an investor applies alone.

2. $200,000 – $400,000 Real Estate Investment

 The real Estate option should be approved by the

 The property can be sold in 5 years

Read answers to the Frequently Asked Questions about Caribbean Citizenship HERE.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Caribbean Citizenship by Investment

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours are available.

Due diligence checks and additional property checks are completed by our experts.

Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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Main Requirements for Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program

Comparing to other citizenship by investment programs, Vanuatu Program is one of the fastest citizenship programs that grant a second passport in just 1 month. To obtain citizenship, the applicant must make a non-refundable contribution (a donation) to Vanuatu’s local development fund that supports the country’s infrastructure and development. The amount of investment depends on the number of applicants.

Requirements for the main applicant

  • The main applicant must be aged between 18 – 65 years when applying
  • The applicant must make a minimum investment starting from $130,000
  • Hold a clean criminal record
  • Must have equivalent to or exceeding $250,000 in a bank account
  • The Vanuatu program is not open to the nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, North Korea, and Yemen (unless the individual has lived outside of the country for more than 5 consecutive years)

Requirement for the applicant family

The following family members qualify for Vanuatu citizenship and can be included it the application as dependents:

  • A spouse of the main applicant
  • Any children under 25 years old
  • Children, regardless of age, that have a mental/physical disability
  • Parents of the main applicant and/or spouse 50 years and older
  • Citizenship can be inherited by the next generation

Learn more about Vanuatu Passport

Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment Program is one of the fastest citizenship programs that grant a second passport in just 1 month. Vanuatu passport grants visa-free access to over 129 countries worldwide. To acquire Vanuatu Citizenship a non-refundable investment of $130,000 must be made to a local development fund.

Vanuatu stretches across 1,300km of the South Pacific Ocean and is the first and foremost, a beautifully untouched South Pacific nation. Decorated by the volcanic mountain ranges that are so common in the region, there are plenty of jungle trails, villages, coastlines to explore and experience. The official languages are English and French. A Vanuatu passport allows you to open an account with European banks, take out loans, deposit money and carry out simple currency transactions. Vanuatu residents pay no taxes on income, wealth, inheritance, capital gains, or export of the capital.

Program Benefits

Vanuatu Citizenship Program lets obtain a second passport in 1 month. Physical residence is not required, and the passport can be easily obtained remotely. The whole family including spouse, children, and parent can apply for citizenship. Vanuatu tax regime claims no tax on personal income, wealth, gifts, and inheritance which is beneficial for high net-worth individuals and their families. In addition to that, the whole application and citizenship acquisition process is completely confidential.

Investment Options

$130,000 — Non-refundable donation

The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application

To qualify for citizenship as a single applicant, you will be required to make a government donation of $130,000, $150,000 for a family of 2, $165,000 for a family of 3, and $180,000 for a family of 4 members.

Additional requirements

Investor must provide proof of minimum funds of $250,000.

Applicant must be without a criminal record.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Citizenship  Solutions

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.

Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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Investment Options of Australian BIIP Residency Program

Australian BIIP and its temporary visas offer the investor a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years. To participate in the Australian Residency Program, visa applicants must make an investment starting from $1.5 million (AUD) (under the Investor Stream), as well as meet requirements to satisfy health, character, and public interest criteria.

Learn more about investment options of Australian BIIP below:

There are four visa streams under the BIIP (Business Innovation and Investment Program):

  • The Business Innovation Stream — Under this stream, Individuals must pass a points test, have a successful business career, and have a business turnover that equals at least AUD 750,000. Additionally, applicants must have net assets of AUD 1.25 million and obtain substantial ownership and management of an Australian business. One year of residency is required.
  • The Investor Stream —Just like in the Business Innovation stream, individuals must pass a points test. Under the Investor Stream, the applicants are required to commit AUD 2.5 million investment into a complying Australian investment fund. The investment must be maintained for the duration of the provisional visa validity. At least 2 years of residency are required.
  • The Significant Investor Stream — Under the Significant Investor Stream, applicants must invest at least AUD 5 million into a complying Australian investment fund. The investment must be maintained for the duration of the provisional visa validity. On average, at least 40 days a year of residency are required for primary visa holders.
  • The Entrepreneur Stream — Individuals must receive endorsement by a state or territory government and reside in the country for at least two years.

    All above-mentioned temporary visas offer a direct pathway to permanent residence after 3 years. Investors are required to meet certain residence and investment requirements. The initial Australian visa will be valid for 5 years.

Australian Residency Program Overview

Australian BIIP Residency by Investment program offers a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years. To participate in BIIP Australian Program, visa applicants must meet requirements to satisfy health, character, and public interest criteria.

Australia is the world’s sixth-largest country and one of the first countries to establish democracy in the modern world. Being one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Australia offers a well-developed multicultural environment, high quality of life, protection of civil and political rights, and economic freedom to its residents.

At the moment, Australia is the world’s 14th largest economy and has over 25 million population that is centered in urban areas in the east and in coastal areas. The largest cities in Australia are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth, all have something to offer for each visitor.

What are the Australian Residency program benefits?

Australian BIIP program offers a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years, subject to meeting certain residence and investment or business turnover requirements. The program lets the whole family live in a multicultural environment with political, social, and economic stability. Children obtain access to high-standard schooling and Australian universities. In addition, Australia is one of the best places for business investment due to its stable and growing economy.

Investment Options

Temporary business visa streams offer a direct pathway to permanent residence after 4 years, subject to meeting certain residence and investment or business turnover requirements. The Business Innovation and Investment Program includes the following business visa streams:

The Business Innovation Stream

  • Individuals must pass a points test
  • Applicants should have a successful business with a turnover of at least $500,000(AUD) , and net assets $800,000 (AUD).
  • Substantial ownership and management of an Australian business.

The Investor Stream

  • Applicants must pass a points test and have at least 3 years of investment experience.
  • Applicant should commit $1.5 mlm (AUD) into an Australian state or territory bond for 4 years.
  • The applicant should have net assets of at least 2.25 million (AUD).

The Significant Investor Stream

  • Applicants should commit at least $5 mln (AUD) into a complying Australian investment.
  • Investment should be held for at least 4 years.
  • Permanent residence after four years.

The Entrepreneur Stream

  • Applicants must sign a formal agreement to receive $200,000 (AUD) in venture capital funding from an Australian company.
  • Funding must be used for the commercialization or development of a high-value business idea or product.
  • The Permanent residence will be granted after four years.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Australian Residency

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

  • Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours are available.
  • Due diligence checks and additional property checks are completed by our experts.
  • Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.
  • Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your personal circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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Portuguese Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) Tax Program

The Portuguese Non-Habitual Resident Program, also known as NHR is a tax regime for non-habitual residents, that was created to improve the international competitiveness of Portugal and attract more foreigners. The NHR regime targets non-resident individuals, who are likely to establish a permanent or a temporary residence in Portugal.

Mann’s Solutions team has prepared an overview of the NHR Tax regime to make the application process clearer.

What do you need to know?

The NHR Program is a tax regime that offers reduced tax rates and exemptions on some taxes to foreign residents and investors.

The main advantages of the NHR Program:

  • Income tax – special individual tax treatment for a period of 10 years.
  • Tax Exemption on foreign income – possibility to earn income on your overseas wealth – tax-free, or at a preferential rate of tax.
  • Opportunity to pass on your wealth without inheritance or gift taxes (including to the family members like children and/or spouse).
  • The program offers a 20% flat rate on certain Portuguese-source incomes. (Compared to other income tax rates that are up to 48%)
  • Opportunity to have tax residency within the EU
  • Exemption of tax on gifts or inheritance to family members
  • No foreign pension tax
  • No wealth tax

Who can be a Non-Habitual Resident:

  • A person that has the right to be a Portuguese resident. For example, EU/EEA/Swiss citizen or via the Portugal Residency Program.
  • In the preceding 5 years, the person hasn’t been a Portuguese tax resident.

Types of Foreign Source Income and Taxation

Employment Income

Under the NHR regime, employment income is either exempt from tax, or is taxed at a flat rate of 20%.

Income from financial assets

If income comes from a country with a DTA or a country without a DTA but which isn’t a blacklisted tax haven, the income is tax-exempt. In case, when the country is a blacklisted tax haven, income will be taxed at the rate of 28%-35%.

Real estate income and capital gains

If real estate or capital gains income comes from a country with a DTA or a country without a DTA but which isn’t a blacklisted tax haven, the income is tax-exempt. In the income that comes from the country that is a blacklisted tax haven, income will be taxed at the rate of 28%-35%.

Pension Income

Will be tax-exempt if it comes from a country with a DTA.

Tax on Portuguese Source Income:

Real estate income and capital gains

Rental income in Portugal will be taxed at the rate of 28% or at normal progressive rates. Talking about Capital Gains, net capital gains are taxed at a rate of 50% (which is a normal progressive rate).

Pension Income

Regular Pension tax will be applied.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for the Portuguese NHR regime?

Individuals who become residents in Portugal for tax purposes, without having been so in the previous five years.

What are the main reasons to consider taking personal residence in Portugal?

The Non-Habitual Tax Resident regime grants an exemption on foreign source income. Besides, the regime grants limited taxation on income deriving from high value-added activities. The Portugal Golden visa also allows non-EU investors and their families to travel to the entire Schengen area.

What is considered a Qualifying Income?

Qualifying income includes pension, dividends, royalties, and interest income. As well as any professional income from high value-added activities, which benefit from a special flat tax rate of 20%.

What are the requirements?

To benefit from the tax regime, the person has to become a Portuguese tax resident, not having been a tax resident in Portugal in the previous five years.

For how long is the Status granted?

This status is granted for 10 years.

Portugal Golden Visa Program Overview

The Portuguese Residence Permit Program grants the right to live, work and study in Portugal, with visa-free access within the EU countries. The program investment options include the creation of at least 10 jobs via investing into business; investment of €1,000,000 or purchase of real estate within a range of €280,000 – €500,000, depending on where it was built.

Program benefits

Portugal residency by investment program grants the applicant a 5-year residency permit and let’s apply for permanent residence and citizenship after this period. The Program requires only 7 days a year visit to Portugal in a 1 year and 14 days visit during each subsequent 2 years to keep the permit. Portugal residency allows the whole family to travel without a visa to all Schengen Zone countries and gives access to high-standard education.

Qualifying Investment Options

  1. Property investment from €280,000

  •  €500,000 – purchase residential or commercial real estate (€400,000 – the reduced rate of 20% applied when purchasing a real estate located in low GDP or low populated density areas).
  •  €350,000 – purchase residential or commercial real estate over 30 years old requiring renovation. (€280,000 – a reduced rate of 20% applied when purchasing a real estate located in low GDP or low populated density)
  1. Creation of 10 Jobs or Business Investment

  •  Create a minimum of 10 new jobs OR
  •  Invest a minimum of €350,000 in business and create a minimum of 5 permanent jobs
  1. Capital Transfer From €1,000,000
  •  Applicants are required to make a capital investment into specifically approved investment options or Portuguese bank account.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Portugal Golden Visa

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

  • Property virtual tours, 3-D tours, and in-person tours available.
  • Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.
  • Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.
  • Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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List of Required Documents for Turkish Citizenship Program 

Turkish Citizenship Program is one of the most popular citizenship by investment programs and has a straightforward application process. To make our client application process easier and faster, Mann’s Solutions team has prepared a list of required documents for the citizenship application. 

To be eligible for the program, the investor will need to present the following documents:

  • Birth certificates (of all program applicants)
  • Turkish Tax ID Number 
  • Passports
  • Applicant Residence Proof (utility statement)
  • Biometric passport photos (for each applicant)
  • Marriage certificate (if required)
  • Death or divorce certificate of spouse (if required)
  • Criminal Record Statement (for all applicants)
  • Health Insurance (that should be valid in Turkey) 
  • Proof of investment 

Investment specific documents

For property investment:

  • Valuation report (accepted by the Capital Market Board)
  • Land Registry Certificate (that shows the complete ownership)
  • A valid purchase contract from the property developer

Required Documents for Land Registry Procedures

  • ​Land registry of the real estate or information on the real estate
  • Photo ID or passport 
  • A photo of the seller and two photos of the purchaser (taken within the last six months, size 6×4 cm)
  • Document regarding representation (If the procedure involves representation) 
  • Document of the current market value of the real estate (must be issued by the relevant municipality)
  • Earthquake insurance policy for the buildings

Turkish Citizenship by Investment Program Overview

Turkey Citizenship by Investment program lets obtaining a second passport within 2 months and has low entry investment options starting from $250,000 for the entire family. No physical presence is required to obtain citizenship and there are no obligations to declare the applicant’s assets or income generated in other countries’ application process. The booming real estate market in Turkey provides potential investors with a truly overwhelming choice of property and buildings for sale of any type and any budget.

Turkish Citizenship Investment Options

1.Property Acquisition From $250,000

• Acquire residential or commercial property with a deed restriction not to sell for 3 years from the date of purchase, Investors have the right to acquire several properties, as long as the total amount complies with the requirements.

• The property can be let for rental income, or sold after 3 years from acquiring citizenship, without affecting the applicant’s citizenship. The same property cannot be used twice to qualify for Turkish Citizenship.

2.Capital Transfer From $500,000

• Fixed-asset investment confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Technology OR

• Deposit $500.000 cash in a Turkish bank for a minimum of 3 years OR

• Buy government bonds with the potential to receive interest as income, Investments to be kept for 3 years.

3.Creation of 50 Jobs or Business Investment

• Set up business and create jobs for at least 50 Turkish employees.

LONDON BASED SOLUTIONS ADVISERS – Turkey Citizenship by Investment

Full Support with our Immigration Advisers & Property Consultants:

• Property search based on your requirements (from residential properties to high-value luxury developments)

• Property virtual tours, 3-D tours and in-person tours available.

• Due diligence checks and additional property checks completed by our experts.

• Residency & Citizenship document preparation and submission.

• Full support until you receive your second passport & residency.

Mann’s Solutions is an international immigration law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, and Moscow and has expertise in offering UK Visas and Immigration by Investment services to high net worth individuals. Our immigration advisers are regulated by OISC and IMC (Investment Migration Council).

For further information or to discuss your circumstances in a private consultation with our immigration lawyers in London Office, please contact us at enquiries@manns-solutions.com or call +44 207 993 63 46.

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