How to get citizenship in Turkey Conditions for obtaining Turkish citizenship
Conditions of obtaining Turkish citizenship through the purchase of real estate or investment through the help of the Golden Real Estate Company with the decision that was published on 19.09.2018 on the Turkish official newspaper, some laws concerning the acquisition of Turkish nationality by foreigners have changed, the foreigner will be able to obtain Turkish citizenship in If he invested at least $ 250,000 in buying a property.
We have collected all questions related to obtaining Turkish citizenship with all the information necessary to obtain Turkish citizenship.
Question: How does the process of obtaining citizenship take place in Turkey?
Answer: When you buy properties worth more than US $ 250,000, you apply for Turkish citizenship to the Office of Taboo, the Directorate General of Land Registration and Land Registry. This application was sent to be used in the Ministry of Environment. Check the value of the property by the officials so that they will assess if the value of the property is more than US $ 250,000. The ministry decides not to sell the property for three years on the tabo (satılamaz şerhi). The applications were sent to the authorities responsible for the granting of citizenship, and then you are invited to obtain the Turkish identity and the Turkish passport.
Q: Does my family get Turkish nationality?
A: Yes you, your spouse (or husband) and children under the age of 18 (as of the date of application) may be able to obtain citizenship.
Q: Do I have to buy one property?
A: You can buy more than a property worth a total of $ 250,000. But you need to bring them all at the same time, the Office of the Tabu accept applications for citizenship if the purchase of a value of more than $ 250,000.
Q: What is the responsibility of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization?
A: If the Ministry verifies the value of the property and if it is higher than the $ 250,000 valuation experts, the value of the property must be paid through the bank and sent to the landlords.
Q: How can I calculate the exchange rate between the US Dollar and the Turkish Lira?
A: On the date of application, the Office of the Tabu calculates the value from the Central Bank of Turkey (efektif satış kuru).
Q: How long does this process take?
A: It takes 3 to 6 months. The government is keen to reduce time. We’ll continue to update the exact time here.
Q: Can I buy commercial properties with rental income and Turkish citizenship through investment?
A: Yes, any property you buy is counted.
Q: It seems complicated to apply for Turkish citizenship. Will I get help for this process?
A: The expert team of Golden Realty will be with you to guide you through the process. We guarantee 100% happiness for our customers on their journey to reach the homes of their dreams since 2004.
Q: I do not have time to come to Turkey. How do I get Turkish citizenship?
A: If you send an official agent from any province in Turkey we may follow you from the Golden Real Estate all the procedures from start to finish.
Q: How many people can apply for one title?
A: Only one person and his first-degree family can obtain citizenship.
Q: I bought the property in Turkey before. Can I apply for citizenship now?
A: Requests for ownership of property (property) after 20.09.2018 may be able to obtain Turkish citizenship by investing.
Q: Do I need to complete Turkish military service if I become a Turkish citizen?
A: 🙂 do not know yet. But certainly after we’ve confirmed, the answer will be updated here.
Q: What nationalities can apply for a Turkish passport?
A: All nationalities capable of purchasing property in Turkey may apply for Turkish citizenship through investment.
Q: Do my mother and father get Turkish citizenship? What about my child over 18 years old?
Q: I have an invalid (special needs) child over the age of 18? What about his condition?
A: Your child, who can not look after himself, will become a Turkish citizen with their parents who have special application documents proving their status.
Q: What documents are required to obtain citizenship?
A: Golden Real Estate team helps you to provide all required documents after purchasing the property with us.
Q: You say, the citizenship process may take 6 months. Can I obtain a residence permit in the application process?
A: You and your family are given a residence permit number (no: 6458/31-J).
Q: Is there any important or critical point I should know?
A: The Ministry wishes to ensure that the value is not less than US $ 250,000. Real estate appraisal companies verify that the price is correct in order to prevent price fraud. Residents may set differences up to 20% (difference) from their original selling price. Golden Real Estate recommends buying real estate by calculating this valuation and taking it into account.
How to apply for citizenship in Turkey
Quick Way: In 2018 the Turkish government provided a quick way to obtain Turkish citizenship. Persons eligible to apply Anyone who buys property worth US $ 250,000 or deposits US $ 500,000 in Turkish banks. It should also be kept for three years. People who invested at least US $ 500,000 in fixed capital or employed 50 Turkish people.
Holders of residence permits and landlords: Any owner of a property in Turkey who has lived in Turkey for a continuous period of five years can apply for citizenship provided that he does not stay for more than 185 days outside Turkey. Article 11 of Law No. 5901 provides for the requirements for obtaining citizenship from holders of an uninterrupted residence permit. There is no minimum value for the property.
Birth: The easiest way is to breed in the family of a Turkish parent. According to article 1 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 403, citizens born to one of the Turkish parents are entitled to citizenship immediately. It can also be successful if the mother or
For a father to apply for citizenship, this extends to children. Any person who has lost Turkish citizenship can also reapply.
Marriage: Many foreigners get citizenship after 3 years of marriage from a Turkish citizen. They must be subject to certain conditions, including living together, abstaining from conduct that can harm the marital relationship, and does not pose any threat to national security or public order.
The Turquoise Card: The Turquoise card was introduced in 2017. The card system allows the Turquoise people who possess skills or distinction in the technology, economy, sports, cultural and arts sectors, as well as businessmen and investors to apply for an alternative type of citizenship that confers almost full rights.
Documents required to apply for Turkish citizenship
4 passport size photos
A medical certificate proves that you are in good health
If you need documents proving your relationship with your wife and children (marriage license, birth certificate for children)
Proof of income (eg work permit, pension, or rental income)
A document showing the length of time spent in Turkey, as well as entry and exit stamps from Turkey
If possible, a copy of a Turkish identity and the address of relatives in Turkey
Applications must be made through the local governor’s office where you live in Turkey or through the consulate if you live abroad. The required documents and application types vary depending on your circumstances.
They may include, but are not limited to, a passport, birth certificate, residence permit, marriage certificate, identification number of Turkish relatives and photographs. Individual applicants will also need to attend an interview in Turkish.
The length of the applications for citizenship in Turkey depends on the specific circumstances of the applicant but updates can be obtained from the Ministry of the Interior. Under the terms and conditions of Citizenship Act No. 5901, you may reapply to a management at your place of residence again if your application is denied.
Q: Is it possible to have dual nationality in Turkey?
Answer: Yes, Turkey allows dual citizenship, but you should check with your country’s consulate in relation to your original nationality because many countries such as India, China and Saudi Arabia do not recognize or have certain restrictions regarding dual citizenship.