CITIZENSHIP
CITIZENSHIP

How to get Turkish citizenship?

Foreigners can acquire Turkish citizenship in two ways.

1- BIRTHDAY; It is Turkish Citizenship acquired on the basis of descent or place of birth.

Turkish citizenship by descent

Turkish citizens in Turkey or abroad in the mother or father of the child born in wedlock or out of wedlock is a Turkish national.

Place of birth

but born in Turkey; The child who cannot acquire the citizenship of any country by birth due to his foreign parents and the found child whose parents cannot be identified are Turkish citizens from birth.

2- AFTER Turkish Citizenship is acquired by using the decision of the Competent Authority, Appellate status, Marriage, Adoption and the right to choose.

Acquisition of Turkish citizenship in general by the decision of the competent authority

Residing in Turkey for five years without interruption, and every stranger has the power to distinguish between adult; To verify the behavior he decided to settle in Turkey, the absence of a disease that poses a threat in terms of public health, to speak Turkish enough, he and to ensure the livelihood of whom dependents have income or occupation, will hinder terms of national security and public order, a If he / she meets the conditions such as the absence of the state, he / she can apply for Turkish Citizenship by the decision of the Competent Authority.

Exceptional acquisition of Turkish citizenship

Turkey to industrial facilities or bringing scientific, technological, economic, social, sporting, cultural and artistic area of ​​outstanding service to the people sooner or later will be considered and reasoned proposals made in the ministries rights.

Foreigners who have a residence permit in accordance with the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, and foreigners holding Turquoise Card and their foreign spouse, minor or dependent foreign children of himself and his spouse, Foreigners deemed necessary to naturalize Foreigners who are accepted as immigrants can acquire Turkish citizenship exceptionally with the decision of the Council of Ministers, provided that they do not pose an obstacle in terms of national security and public order.
On the other hand; According to the change in the regulation on the implementation of the Turkish citizenship law dated 19.09.2018

The Ministry of Economy, where it has made a fixed capital investment of at least 500,000 USD,

(Citizenship to foreigners home in Turkey) At least 250,000 (one million) in the amount of US dollar to be sold three years the title deeds of immovable commentary to put the purchase on condition that the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization,

By the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, where it creates employment for at least 50 people,

At least one million US dollars in the amount of deposits that deposit banks operating in Turkey three years they must keep the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency,

Foreigners determined by the Undersecretariat of Treasury, who have purchased the State debt instruments of at least USD 250,000 on condition that they keep them for three years, can also apply to acquire Turkish citizenship exceptionally, with the decision of the Council of Ministers.