Can Iranians Get Turkish Citizenship by Purchasing a Property

According to the statistics published by Turkish government Iranians are by far leader in terms of obtaining Turkish citizenship through property investment.

Therefore, it is clear that Iranians are eligible to purchase a property in Turkey and can apply Turkish citizenship through property investment.

However, even though such statistic is crystal clear and there are many Iranians whom obtained Turkish Citizenship easily still there are some ambiguities for Iranian client about the process.

Such uncertainties arising from the below points and in this article we will give the answers of such questions;

  1. Is dual citizenship allowed in Iran ? If not how can I get Turkish Citizenship
  2. I do not have a bank account as Iranian in Turkey or anywhere around the world How can I make the payment to the seller of the Property?
  3. Some nationalities are not allowed to purchase a property from Turkey. Can Iranian purchase a property from Turkey?

Is dual citizenship allowed in Iran ? If not how can I get Turkish Citizenship

As similar to the many countries around the world dual citizenship is not allowed in Iran. However, there are lots of immigration consultants, immigration lawyers both in Iran and foreign countries giving this service. Such situation not only a concern in Iran, numerous countries around the world do not allow dual citizenship however on the other hand lots of immigration firms are eligible in those countries.

The logic behind this is very simple, the government (in our case it is Iran) tolerates such activities and when the second passport is obtained the country (in our case it is Turkey) does not disclose this.

To achieve better understanding let us give an example; the name in the example is not a real person, just for example purpose

Question: An Iran citizen Mr. Hossein based in Iran has some difficulties about his international commercial activities due to his nationality. In order to eliminate such difficulties Mr. Hossein wishes to use Turkish passport for such commercial activities. However, Iran does not allow dual citizenship. How can Mr Hossein obtain Turkish citizenship?

Answer: In order to get Turkish citizenship Mr. Hossein does not need to inform Iranian government and get the Iran government’s permission. Mr. Hossein only needs to collect the documents for Turkish citizenship through property investment from Iran government.  After the application made and the Turkish citizenship is obtained, Mr. Hossein does not need to inform Iran government for this situation. Besides, Turkish government does not give this information to Iran government. Even, Mr. Hossein may change his name and surname through Turkish citizenship. Briefly, it can be said that even though legally the dual citizenship is not allowed in Iran, Iran government shows tolerance this in practice.

I do not have a bank account as Iranian in Turkey or anywhere around the world How can I make the payment to the seller of the Property?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions by Iranian clients during the Turkish citizenship by property purchase process.

It is correct that Iranians cannot open a bank account due to the sanctions imposed by USA. However, we can assist our Iranian clients to transfer the fee of the property to the seller of the property in %100 legal compliance way.

Such precondition of the Turkish citizenship application through property investment is the part of or legal consulting.

Some nationalities are not allowed to purchase a property from Turkey. Can Iranian purchase a property from Turkey?

It is correct that citizens of some countries are not eligible to purchase a property in Turkey. The list of eligible nationalities to purchase a property are circulate to the Land Registry directorate by the Turkey Ministry of Environment and Urbanization. In such list some countries such as Syria and Cyprus are not allowed to purchase a property within the borders of Turkey. However, Iranian citizens are eligible a property in Turkey and may apply Turkish citizenship through property investment..

Those are the basic questions to be asked by potential Iranian applicants to Turkish citizenship through property purchase. However, we are aware that each applicant may have its own concerns. Therefore, please feel free to ask your further questions info@fo-consulatancy.com

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