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Who Can Buy Real Estate in Turkey

Prior to 2012, Turkey had a strict property law restricting many nationalities from purchasing real estate in Turkey. However, in May 2012, the Turkish government drastically changed the law on exchanges by lifting restrictions and opening the Turkish real estate market to more than 129 different nationalities . Please check below for anyone who can buy real estate in Turkey

Foreign nationals who can buy real estate in Turkey without any restrictions or permission:

  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Azerbaijan
  • Kazakhstan
  • France
  • Norway
  • The Dutch
  • Switzerland
  • Northern Cyprus
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Niger
  • Bulgaria
  • South Africa
  • Argentina
  • Georgia
  • Moldova
  • Slovakia
  • Burundi
  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Dominican Republic
  • Luxembourg
  • Kenya
  • Poland
  • Finland
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Belize
  • Estonia
  • Serbia
  • Sweden
  • Croatia
  • Gambia
  • Peru
  • Uzbekistan
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Colombia
  • Mali
  • Benin
  • Guinea
  • Monaco
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Namibia
  • Chad
  • Gabon
  • Turkmenistan

Foreign nationals from the countries listed below can NOT purchase real estate in Turkey:

  • Armenia
  • North Korea
  • Nigeria
  • Syria
  • Cuba
  • Yemen

Foreigners who can buy real estate in Turkey but need permission from ministry of interior:

  • China
  • Iran
  • Palestine
  • Iraq
  • India

 

Foreigners who have some restrictions on the purchase of real estate in Turkey

  • Morocco – They are not allowed to own farm land
  • Egypt – They are not allowed to own farm land
  • Latvia – are not allowed to own agricultural land
  • Afghanistan – They are not allowed to own agricultural land and need special permission for some other types of property
  • Albania – they are only allowed to purchase residential properties and offices in Turkey
  • Ukrainian and Russian citizens are not allowed to buy property along the Black Sea coast of Turkey
  • Greek citizens are not allowed to buy property on the Black Sea coast and some areas on the Aegean coast
  • Denmark
  • China
  • East Timor
  • Jordan
  • Israel
  • Fiji

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