Tapu | Title Deed

Title Deed (Tapu) in Turkey

Tapu is a document confirming the ownership of the property in Turkey.

The first paragraph of Title Deed contains the address of the property on which the property is located. The second paragraph is for photos of the property owner, it is not necessary for the validity of Tapu. The third column contains the number of the Cadastral Registry Office. The fourth paragraph of the document - the name of the property (building, agricultural, etc.).

As well there is indicated the area of land. Please note that according to Turkish law, even the owners of apartments in apartment buildings have a share of land on which the building is located. Information about property indicated in the sixth column, there is noted whether it is ready to use, which type of building, number of floors, etc..

Another mandatory item Tapu - the declared value of the property. As a rule, it differs from the real to the smaller amount, it reduces the amount of taxes. Tapu is certified by the document that is printed on plain paper, printed in the Cadastral Office and signed by the authorized officer.