TAPU – Title Deed

Tapu  Title Deed

The title deed in Turkey is called “Tapu”. It is an official and legal document to prove the ownership rights of a property. It registers the location, owner, type, size information of the property.

The authority of the title deed registry and archive is the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre (Tapu ve Kadastro Genel Müdürlüğü – TKGM). There are title deed offices of TKGM in every city in Turkey.

All properties are freehold in Turkey. Once you own a property in Turkey, you have full ownership rights on it and your family has the right of inheritance (succession) after your death.

How Does Title Deed Conveyance Process Work in Turkey?

Title deed conveyance occurs at title deed offices regarding the seller’s application. Applications are accepted on weekdays until noontime. Buyers do not have to be present at the title deed office during the application.

Required documents for title deed conveyance are as follows:

  • The translation and the original buyer’s passport,
  • Buyer’s tax number,
  • Statement of identity information form,
  • Appraisal report,
  • Current title deed,
  • Seller’s ID

Winners Group follows the title deed process for its customers as part of free after-sale services from preparing the necessary documents to the final signatures.

Tapu Translation

Taşınmaz bilgileri – Property Information: Information about the address of the property Property Information: Information about the address of the property

İl – City

İlçe – Town

Mahalle/Köy – District/Village

Ada – Plot / block

Parsel – Parcel

Yüzölçümü – Area/size of the land

Niteliği – Whether it is a building, vacant or cultivated land

Bağımsız Bölüm – Independent Section: Information about the independent unit such as a flat, house, etc.

Arsa Payı – Land share (what proportion of the land belongs to the independent unit.)

Proje m² – Project area

Blok/Giriş/Kat No – Block/Entrance/Floor number

Bağımsız Bölüm No – Independent unit Number

Cilt/Sayfa No – Volume/Page no

Malik bilgileri – Owner Information: Information about owners of the property

Adı Soyadı/Baba Adı – Name(s) of the current owner(s) and his/her father. More than one owner can appear on title deeds in Turkey

Hissesi – Share

Tescile ilişkin bilgiler – Registration information: Information about location, price and type of property

Taşınmaz Tipi/No – Property Type/No

Edinme Sebebi – Reason for purchase and from who to whom the property has been sold

İşlem Bedeli – Purchase price of the property

Konum Bilgisi – Adress information (QR Code)

Tescil Tarihi/Yevmiye No – Registration on date