We offer advisory services for Turkish citizenship application, buying property, making investment and passport application.

Turkish Citizenship Programme

With the new regulations, Republic of Turkey grants citizenship to foreigners who complete the following:

  • 400,000 $ property investment
  • found/buy a company with 500,000 $ capital
  • deposit 500,000 $ in State investment instruments or state banks operating in Turkey provided that they do not withdraw such amount for three years
  • employ 50 employees in Turkey.

It usually takes around 3-5 Months to obtain Turkish Citizenship and Turkish Passport for both the Main Applicant (Investor) and other family members provided that all the documentation is ready and duly compiled.

Advantages of Turkish Passport

  • You may visit easily to 77 countries with visa-free agreements.
  • Turkish passport is within the top 30 passports over the world.
  • This passport provides you free education and university refund plans.
  • You don’t need a residence permit in the period required.
  • When you have this passport, you can benefit from pension programs like a Turkish citizen.
  • You have the rights on the voting for all types of elections.
  • You benefit from all the medical rights.
  • You can obtain dual citizenship when you have a Turkish passport. Turkish passport’s validness is 10 years.


  • Extensive Expertise of Our Lawyers

In the complex and ever-changing regulatory world, individuals must be aware of every procedure. A powerful way to do this is to work with a trusted legal advisory firm. Our advisers help our clients to be updated of recent regulatory framework.


  • Excellence in Law Research

We offer professional services on Turkish passport and citizenship application. Relying on our experience and service excellence, we are recognized as the most reliable advisor of citizenship application.


TurkAfrik offers business registration services for our clients with experienced lawyers and accountants.


  1. Company Headquarters

According to the Turkish Law, your company must have an address before establishment.

  • The first option is to rent a physical location for your company. Rent contracts in Istanbul for offices and shops start from 1,500-2,000 Turkish Liras.
  • The second option is to rent a virtual office. With this option you will have a legal address, but not a physical location.
  1. Equity and Capital of the Company

According to the Turkish Commercial Law, the minimum capital amount is 10,000TL. However, we advise our clients to deposit 100,000TL capital to facilitate the following procedures:

  • Work Permit Application
  • Being a part of trade organizations such as TUSIAD; MUSIAD, etc.
  • Import and Export Activities

It is not compulsory to deposit the capital in the bank during the establishment process, the amount has to be deposited before applying to the work permit or within 24 months from the date of establishment.


The Joint Liability company

It is a company established to operate a business under a specific trade name, The liability of any of the shareholders is limited only to the capital subscribed and paid by the shareholders. There is no minimum capital requirement. All contributors need to be real people. Shareholders’ equity and obligations are determined through the Statutes.

This type of company has to be established by at least one real person or a legal entity and fifty people at the most, and the liability of shareholders is limited to the capital subscribed and paid by the shareholders. The capital of such company shall be not less than 10,000TL minimum for the establishment of the company per person, and 12.500 for two persons.

The Limited Liability company

This company has to be established by at least one real person or a legal entity and fifty people at the most, and the liability of shareholders is limited to the capital subscribed and paid by the shareholders. The capital of such company shall be not less than 10,000TL minimum for the establishment of the company per person, and 12,500TL for two people.

The Limited Partnership corporations

The Limited partnership corporations is a company established to run a business under a specific brand name. As the liability of some shareholders is limited to the capital subscribed and paid by the shareholders (financiers), there are no limits on liability for some shareholders. Only legal entities funded. There is no minimum capital requirement. Shareholders’ equity and obligations determined through the Statutes.

The Joint Stock company

At least five shareholders are needed to incorporate this company type (Real persons or legal entities), and the requirements for the minimum share capital is 50,000TL The management of the company is also foreseen by a board of directors, together with a supervisory board.


  • Tax Incentives


Tax incentives include customs, VAT and corporate income tax exemptions that depend on the sector and region of the company. Non-tax incentives include allocation of free land, assistance for R&D and market research, and up to 80% grant on social security payments of the employees. Other business initiatives are “Organized Industrial Zones” and “Free Trade Zones” that incentivizes export-oriented industries


  • Turkey is Investor Friendly
  • Tax and non-tax incentives
  • Most competitive 20% corporate income tax rate in the OECD
  • Double taxation treaties with more than 70 countries
  • Generally applied 18% VAT rate with some products/services falling under 1% and 8% rates
  • Customs Union with the EU and Free Trade Agreements with 16 countries
  • Bilateral investment treaties with 82 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan etc.


We offer assistance for Turkish Visa application. Our services are tailored for tourists and businessmen willing to visit Turkey.

Turkey Visa Types

Tourist & Businessperson

  1. a) Touristic Visit
    b) Single Transit
    c) Double Transit
    d) Business Meeting/Commerce
    e) Conference/Seminar/Meeting
    f) Festival/Fair/Exhibition
    g) Sportive Activity
    h) Cultural Artistic Activity
    i) Official Visit
    j) Visit to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Official Visa

  1. a) Assigned for duty
    b) Courier

Student & Education Visa

  1. a) Internship Visa
    b) Internship ERASMUS
    c) Internship AISEC
    d) Turkish Language Course Purpose
    e) Course Purpose
    f) Education Purpose
    g) Education in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Work Visa

  1. a) Employment Purpose/Special Employment Purpose
    b) Assigned Lecturers/Academics
    c) Assigned Sportsperson
    d) Assigned Artists
    e) Assigned Free Zone Workers
    f) Assigned Journalists
    g) Montage and Repairman Purposes

Other Visas

  1. a) Archaeological Excavation, Exploration Purpose
    b) Documentary Purpose
    c) Tour Operator Representative
    d) Medical Treatment Purposes
    e) Accompaniment Purpose
    f) Family Unification Purpose
    g) Freight Vısa
    h) Seafarer Visa

Which Nationals Require Visa to Enter Turkey?

Turkey has a strict visa policy and the government announces which national require visa to enter Turkey. Citizens of some countries can enter Turkey visa-free. Other countries either require e-visa or stamped visa before entering Turkey.

Visa-Free Countries

Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, European Union citizens, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malaysia, Moldova, Monaco, MongoliaT, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Venezuela.

Countries Eligible for Turkish E-Visa

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Countries that Require Turkish Sticker Visa

Algeria, Cuba, Guyana, Kiribati, Laos, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, North Korea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, South Sudan, Syria, Tonga, Tuvalu

Turkey Visa Application

We assist with the visa application of our clients. We provide the following services:

  • Hotel reservation
  • Flight reservation
  • Visa consultation
  • Document proof-reading
  • Document translation
  • Advisory on visa application


  • Turkey E-Visa

The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. This system allows visitors travelling to Turkey to easily obtain their e-Visas.


  • Turkey Work Visa

To work in Turkey, you must apply to the nearest Turkish mission to obtain work permit and visa. Your passport, visa application form and a letter from your employer are the necessary documents for your application. Other documents should be submitted to the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) by your employer within ten working days after your application.


We assist our clients in receiving their visa and residence permit faster through enrolling them in an accredited Turkish language program.

Turkish Language Course Special Visa Program

What is the Turkish Language Special Visa Program?

According to the latest government decree, foreigners can apply to the Turkish visa when they enroll in an accredited Turkish language course. Their chance of receiving visa and residence permit increases. The invitation letter and the enrolment document can be used as a valid document to apply for visa.

Services of TurkAfrik

TurkAfrik gives assistance in all the processes of Turkish Visa & Residence Permit Application with the Turkish Language Course Special Visa Program. Our services include:
a) Issuance of Official Invitation Letter to your name
b) Visa Application Support (Document checklist + 1-hour video conference
c) VIP Airport Shuttle when you arrive in Istanbul
d) When you arrive in Turkey, we apply for the 2-year residence permit.
e) Residence permit application support (face-to-face at our headquarters in Istanbul)
f) Life insurance (we cover the necessary life insurance fees)
g) 1-year Turkish course (we cover the tuition fees)
h) Accommodation Search Support
i) Career support at your job search (CV writing and interview skills workshops)


  • VIP Airport Transfer and Other Services

You are not alone when you come to Turkey. We will never feel you alone! We give support for your accommodation search, rent contract, job search and moving needs. TurkAfrik is always on your side.


  • Accredited Turkish Language Schools

We will source for you the best accredited Turkish  school to suit your needs and requirements.