Citizenship represents one of the most challenging aspects for particularly Turkish citizenship lawyers over the years. According to internationally recognized principles, citizenship may be acquired at birth or through naturalization subsequent to birth. A citizen is considered to enjoy various rights from one side and also responsibilities on the other, as a member of a nation or community. The matter of citizenship may turn into a complex dispute beyond national borders by presenting a challenge between nations rather than individuals.
According to the Turkish legal citizenship law regime, foreign investors (briefly with a certain legal income, over 18, without criminal record and not without a contagious disease (an obstacle in respect of public health) are granted an opportunity to acquire citizenship.
How to get Turkish citizenship?
How to get Turkish citizenship? Turkish citizenship by naturalization is allowed under Turkish Immigration Law. According to the Turkish legal citizenship law regime, foreign investors (briefly with a certain legal income, over 18, without criminal record and not without a contagious disease (an obstacle in respect of public health) are granted an opportunity to acquire Turkish citizenship.
Can foreigners get Turkish citizenship?
Foreigners can gain Turkish citizenship in accordance with relevant regulations. Nowadays, Turkish citizenship by investment and Turkish citizenship by marriage is very popular in accordance with the Law on Turkish Citizenship (Numbered 5901).
Can you get Turkish citizenship by buying a house?
Yes you can obtain Turkish citizenship through a property purchase. In that context, buying a house may open a golden gate for Turkish citizenship for foreigners or long-term residency in Turkey.
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How do you apply for Turkish citizenship?
Application for Turkish citizenship requires a set of careful steps. The preparation of paperwork, the provision and submission of related documents and information to the relevant Ministry is very critical to receive positive results. An embracing legal guidance by immigration lawyers is very critical.
What is the role of Turkish Citizenship Lawyers?
Turkish citizenship lawyers are specialized in obtaining legal stay in Turkey. Turkish immigration lawyers are very good at the acquisition of Turkish citizenship and|or related immigration issues.
How to get Turkish citizenship by investment?
How to get Turkish citizenship by investment? There has been a growing interest in obtaining Turkish citizenship by investment over the years. The Turkish citizenship application form has a specific list of paperwork for Turkish citizenship by investment. Acquisition of Turkish citizenship is granted by the decision of the President in Turkey within the context of Article 20 of the Regulation on the Implementation of the Law on Turkish Citizenship (No 5901).
What are the main advantages of Turkish citizenship?
There are several benefits of gaining Turkish citizenship. Accordingly, the acquisition of Turkish citizenship can have a crucial impact upon creating a new life in a fascinating country.
Is Turkish citizenship worth it?
At the beginning, the acquisition of Turkish citizenship for foreigners provides a legal stay in Turkey under Article 21 of Law on Foreigners and International Protection (Numbered 6458). A citizen is also considered to enjoy various rights from one side and also responsibilities on the other, as a member of a nation or community. The lack of citizenship may turn into a complex dispute beyond national borders by presenting a challenge between nations rather than individuals. Severe administrative and criminal sanctions are applicable to foreigners within the context of illegal stay and|or entry into Turkey.
See our article on International Protection of Foreigners for more information.
What are the conditions for a legal stay in Turkey?
Primarily, obtaining Turkish citizenship is a workable solution for a legal stay in Turkey. Additionally, work permit, residence permit or international protection may bring a short term solution. In addition to Turkish citizenship, other citizenship-centric matters including work permits, residential permits and international protection of foreigners are subject to complicated and long-lasting procedures.
Our Turkish citizenship lawyers deliver reliable and comprehensive strategic advice on legal requirements of Turkish citizenship and related residency matters. Pi Legal Consultancy Istanbul immigration lawyers and|or Ankara Turkish citizenship lawyers offer legal guidance to the below-mentioned matters:
- Application for citizenship certificate and acquisition and/or renunciation of citizenship,
- Replacement of naturalization/citizenship document,
- Deportation and return orders,
- Immigration issues,
- Entry ban for foreigners,
- Dual nationality issues,
- Renunciation of Turkish citizenship,
- Obtaining work permit and residence permit,
- Renewal of residence permit,
- International protection of foreigners,
- Exceptional citizenship,
- Acquisition of Turkish citizenship by investment,
- Acquisition of US green card through investment,
- Obtaining VISA and/or residence permits in the European Union countries,
- Home purchase in the USA and its potential outcome particularly for residence permit.
Can I get Turkish citizenship after 5 years?
Provided any foreigner stays legally| resides in Turkey during the period of 5 years without any interruption, he/she merits to apply for Turkish citizenship.
Can I get Turkish citizenship by marriage?
According to Article 16 of the Law on Turkish Citizenship, Turkish citizenship by marriage is possible. A marriage lasting at least three years with a Turkish citizen, you are entitled to make an application for Turkish citizenship.
For more information about marriage process in Turkey take a look at our article on Marrying in Turkey
Can I get residence permit by marriage?
In accordance with Article 34 of the Law Numbered 6458, a family residence permit can be obtained with a period of validity of maximum 2 years at each turn.
Can Students get Turkish Citizenship?
Education may open legal stay through Turkish visa. Gaining Turkish citizenship requires more. Nevertheless, scientists and researchers who have internationally recognized studies in the academic area, and those distinguished in science, industry and technology, areas of which deemed strategic from the point of the Republic of Turkey may apply for Turquoise Card for long term stay in Turkey.
Our Relevant Articles
All our articles and papers on emerging legal challenges for this area together with their fully fledged solutions are available here.
- Home Purchase in the USA
- Residence Permits in Turkey
- Turkish Citizenship by Investment
- The Turquoise Card in Turkey
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- US Citizenship by Investment: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
- Deportation of Foreigners in Turkey
- EB-5 Immigrant Investment Investor Program: The Particular Role of Regional Centers
- International Protection of Foreigners
- Turkish Citizenship by Real Estate
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