Questions about Turkish citizenship
Questions about Turkish citizenship
Since the introduction of the new citizenship law in Turkey, many questions and inquiries have emerged about obtaining Turkish citizenship, details of legal procedures, and others. In this article, at The Property Advisor Company, we provide you with the answers to the most prominent common questions about Turkish citizenship.
What are the conditions for obtaining Turkish citizenship?
There are several conditions for obtaining Turkish citizenship in normal condition, but the exceptional cases of Turkish citizenship require only one of the following three conditions:
- Purchase of a property in Turkey worth a quarter of a million U.S. dollars or it's equivalent in Turkish lira with the pledge not to transfer the ownership of the property for three years.
-Investing half a million US dollars in a Turkish project.
- Deposit half a million dollars in a Turkish bank with a pledge not to transfer the amount for three years.
It is noteworthy that the best and most beneficial condition for investors is the purchase of a property worth a quarter of a million dollars as it is considered a successful investment vehicle in addition to the opportunity to own a property in a rising country.
Are there additional conditions for obtaining a Turkish passport?
No, there are no additional conditions for the investor to obtain a Turkish passport. Once Turkish citizenship is obtained, he is entitled to one of the most powerful passports in the world.
Is it necessary to waive citizenship in exchange for Turkish citizenship?
Working to grant Turkish citizenship following legal requirements comes within the framework of large support operations for the Turkish economy by attracting investors from around the world to invest and own in Turkey, and this does not mean that the investor renounces his nationality in exchange for Turkish citizenship, on the contrary, the Turkish system supports multi-nationality.
Can I obtain Turkish citizenship remotely?
Many people want Turkish citizenship, but their preoccupation or their health and living conditions do not allow them to come to Turkey, especially in an atmosphere like the one we are living in today because of the Corona pandemic, but all of this is not an obstacle to obtain Turkish citizenship, the investor can hold a certified power of attorney to a trusted real estate company to take legal action instead of by applying for citizenship file and follow up on the stages. Citizenship can be obtained at the Turkish Embassy in the country where the investor resides so that the entire process is done without having to travel to Turkey.
Who can obtain Turkish citizenship?
In addition to the investor who owned the property, his spouse and children under the age of 18 are entitled to Turkish citizenship directly, which is one of the factors that has attracted many to apply for Turkish citizenship to ensure the future of their children and facilitate their movement.
Can those who do not have citizenship obtain Turkish citizenship?
The new law allows citizens of most countries to apply for Turkish citizenship upon completion of the legal requirement, including those who do not have citizenship in the first place, such as document holders Palestinians, or others, but the law of citizenship covers them, which solves many humanitarian problems and facilitates movement for this group, but it is important to pay attention before applying to ensure that your country is allowed to apply for citizenship because there are a few exceptions
What are the advantages of obtaining Turkish citizenship?
A Turkish citizen enjoys all the rights that a citizen of Turkish origin receives from health care and semi-free educational services, in addition to obtaining a Turkish passport with many advantages.