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Obtaining Turkish Citizenship

Obtaining Turkish Citizenship


Obtaining Turkish Citizenship

Turkish Citizenship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be of age in accordance with the legislation of their country of nationality; if stateless, they must be at least 18 years old in regard to the Turkish Civil Code.
  • They must possess the power of discernment.
  • They must have legally resided in Turkey for at least 5 years before application (Short term residence permits obtained for touristic purposes are declared null and void for citizenship applications).
  • They must manifest their decision for settling in Turkey with their actions. (Buying real estate, starting a business and employing Turkish Citizens etc.).
  • They must not carry a disease that menaces public health.
  • They must possess decent morality and follow etiquette.
  • They must be able to speak Turkish sufficiently.
  • They must not pose a threat for the national security and the public order.
  • They must have sufficient income to cover the life expenses in Turkey.

 

Required Documents for Turkish Citizenship

  • Application Form.
  • Biometric photograph (2 copies).
  • Passport and its notery certified translation.
  • Birth certificate.
  • Marital status record.
  • Medical report.
  • Income certificate.
  • Day count certificate.
  • Valid residence permit and its copy.
  • Fee payment receipt.

NOTICE: Foreigner’s documents such as birth certificate and marital status record must be apostilled, and prepared carefully in accordance with their purpose. Even the slightest error in these documents may cause rejection of the application.

 

Exceptional Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship

According to the amendment of the Turkish Citizenship Law, dated 09/19/2018, foreigners who buy a 250.000 USD worth real estate in Turkey, will have the right to obtain Turkish Citizenship for themselves and their under age children.

 

Conditions for Exceptional Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship

  • Purchasing a 250.000 USD worth real estate with an annotation that evinces not reselling for at least 3 years.
  • Purchasing at least 500.000 USD worth deposits provided that not to withdraw for at least 3 years.
  • Employing at least 50 Turkish Citizens legally.
  • Purchasing at least 500.000 USD worth government debt instruments provided that retaining for at least 3 years.
  • Purchasing at least 500.000 USD worth real estate investment fund participation share and venture capital investment fund participation share provided that retaining for at least 3 years.

 

Documents Required for the Application of the Exceptional Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship:

  • Application Form.
  • Biometric photograph (2 copies).
  • Passport and its notery certified translation.
  • Birth certificate.
  • Documents showing the title deed or investment.
  • Real estate valuation report.
  • Full certificate of registration.
  • Fee payment receipt.