The importance of the Turkish passport for investors

The advantages of Turkish passport

The Turkish passport gives investors many unique opportunities that help them facilitate their life. Where through it, they can obtain facilities during travel and work, especially in global trade. These privileges are due to the Turkish state signing of many special commercial and political agreements.

The new Turkish citizenship law also facilitated obtaining Turkish citizenship in exchange for a real estate investment of reasonable value.  This law would yield great benefits for investors in particular. In this article, I will discuss with you a number of critical points that you should be aware of, as follows.

 

First – the advantages of owning a Turkish passport for investors

1- Traveling to different countries freely

2- International trade facilities

Second – Countries you can enter with the Turkish passport without a visa

1– European countries

2- North American countries

3- South American countries

4- African countries

5- Asian countries

Third – Turkish passport facilities for investors

1- A biometric passport with quick entry 

2- Ease of issuing a Turkish passport with long validity

 3- The possibility of obtaining a work visa in America 

4- The possibility of issuing a tourist visa to the United States 

5- The opportunity to issue work and residence visas in Britain 

6- Special facilities from the Turkic Council

 

The advantages of owning a Turkish passport for investors

In the following paragraphs, we review the most prominent advantages that investors enjoy if they naturalize Turkish citizenship and possess a Turkish passport. 

Remember that if investors obtain a Turkish passport, they can move and obtain the necessary privileges like other Turkish citizens. 

1- Traveling to different countries freely

A Turkish passport holder, regardless of his original nationality and because of the advanced classification that the Turkish passport enjoys,  internationally, can travel across the world easily. 

An investor who obtains a Turkish passport can visit 120 countries without a visa or with an on arrival visa at the airport. Also, he can easily apply for a Schengen visa to enter the European Union.

2- International trade facilities

The Turkish passport gives investors unique facilities on an international level. It provides more advantages to Turkish investors, such as having entry, residence, and work visas intended for them.

In addition to providing them with a high standard of living in Turkey, which is one of the most powerful countries in the world economically and politically

Countries you can enter with the Turkish passport without a visa

The Turkish passport holder can visit many countries around the world without a visa, or by obtaining a visa upon arrival at the airport.

These are the most prominent countries that can be entered with a Turkish passport without a visa, according to the continental classification.

European countries you can visit as a Turkish passport holder without a visa

Duration of the entry visaType of entry visaCountryNumber
90 daysWithout a visaAlbania1
30 daysOn arrivalAzerbaijan2
30 daysWithout a visaBelarus3
120 daysOn arrivalBosnia and Herzegovina4
365 daysWithout a visaGeorgia5
openWithout a visaTurkish Cyprus6
90 daysWithout a visaMontenegro7
90 daysWithout a visaKosovo8
90 daysWithout a visaMacedonia9

 

North American countries that Turkish passport holders enter without a visa

NumberCountryType of entry visaDuration of the entry visa
1Antigua and BarbudaWithout a visa180 days
2BahamasOn arrival240 days
3BarbadosWithout a visa90 days
4BelizeWithout a visa90 days
5DominicaWithout a visa21 days
6DominicansOn arrival30 days
7El SalvadorWithout a visa90 days
8GuatemalaWithout a visa90 days
9HaitiOn arrival90 days
10HondurasWithout a visa90 days

South American countries that the Turkish passport enters without a visa

NumberCountryType of entry visaDuration of the entry visa
1ArgentinaWithout a visa90 days
2BoliviaWithout a visa90 days
3BrazilWithout a visa90 days
4EcuadorWithout a visa90 days
5ColombiaWithout a visa90 days
6ParaguayWithout a visa90 days
7ChileanWithout a visa90 days
8PeruWithout a visa90 days
9UruguayWithout a visa90 days
10VenezuelaWithout a visa90 days

 

African countries entered by Turkish passport holders without a visa

NumberCountryType of entry visaDuration of the entry visa
1BotswanaWithout a visa90 days
2MoroccoWithout a visa90 days
3Ivory CoastOnline90 days
4South AfricaWithout a visa30 days
5KenyaWithout a visa90 days
6ComorosOn arrival90 days
7LibyaWithout a visa90 days
8MadagascarOn arrival90 days
9MauritiusWithout a visa30 days
10MozambiqueOn arrival90 days

Asian countries entered by the Turkish passport holder without a visa

NumberCountryType of entry visaDuration of the entry visa
1BahrainWithout a visa90 days
2Timor-Leste, or East TimorWithout a visa30 days
3IndonesiaWithout a visa30 days
4PhilippinesWithout a visa30 days
5PalestineWithout a visa90 days
6South KoreaWithout a visa90 days
7Hong KongWithout a visa90 days
8IraqWithout a visa30 days
9IranWithout a visa90 days
10JapanWithout a visa90 days

Turkish passport facilities for investors

The Turkish passport provides its holders with many privileges that they benefit from in international economic agreements. 

1- A biometric passport with quick entry 

A biometric passport is an electronic passport equipped with a magnetic card that contains encrypted data, which is easy to read electronically.

Holding the biometric passport speeds up the entry procedures all over the world and it is certainly applied to the Turkish passport also.

2- Ease of issuing a Turkish passport with long validity

The Turkish passport is valid for 10 years, which means a great deal of ease for international investors. And they will not bother renewing the passport in the short term.

Note: the procedures for obtaining a Turkish passport for the Turks are easy and can be done electronically. On the other hand, the new passport will be delivered to you within a few days by mail to your door.

3- Obtaining a work visa in America 

After certain conditions that relate to the value of capital and the importance of the commercial activity are fulfilled, the investor who holds a Turkish passport has the right to apply for an E2 investor visa to enter the United States of America. He can reside and work there legally. 

4- Obtaining a tourist visa to the United States 

Turkish citizens can also apply for the B2 visa, which is a type of tourist visa that allows its holder to enter the United States of America, with special treatment and preferential facilities, throughout their stay in America.

5- The opportunity to issue work and residence visas in Britain 

According to the Ankara Agreement, between Turkey and the European Economic Community, the holder of a Turkish passport can obtain a job opportunity in Britain legally.

On the other hand, after investing successfully in Britain for some time, the wife and children can join the investor and live in Britain with him

6- Special facilities from the Turkic Council 

The Turkic Council (Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States) is a grouping of Turkish-speaking countries, whose citizens enjoy special privileges and facilities in interactions between member states, such as residence, travel, and trade. 

Turkish passport

In this article, We tried to share with you some comprehensive information about the benefits of the Turkish passport for investors. 

Thus, there is nothing left but the opportunity to obtain a Turkish passport. Our experts confirm that the shortest and most guaranteed way to acquire Turkish citizenship is by investing in real estate.  Do it now, as long as you can do it and before the law changes. 

Please, do not hesitate to ask any questions about obtaining Turkish citizenship by investment and we will share with you all the details you need. 

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