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To remove a person or spouse from a Tapu (title deed) you will need to 'buy the shares' of the property from the current owner.
i.e If you both own 50% of the property, they are 'selling' their 50% share to you.

Please visit your local land registry office (Tapu Sicil Müdürlükleri) and inform them you want to buy the shares of the property from the title deed holder and you want to remove their name from the Tapu. (Title Deed) This is known as a 'Transaction of acquisition'.

You will need to book an appointment with your local land registry office, and they will want to see all documentation (as listed below) The process can be completed in a day, depending on availability from the land registry. You will need to pay a sales transfer fee of 4 % - plus some additional administrative taxes, stamp duties, and land registry office charges.

Please note; All parties or legal representatives must attend.

The fee is calculated on the value of the property.

You will need your
passport ID
Turkish tax number Or Foreigners Identity Number
Dask Policy
Notarised copy of Passport

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