With the decision published on 19.09.2018 on the Turkish Official Gazette, some regulations regarding the transition of foreigners to Turkish citizenship changed. Turkish citizenship will be given directly to foreigners who buy at least 250.000 USD real estate in Turkey.
How to Apply for Citizenship in Turkey:
Fast Track, In 2018, the Turkish government introduced a new fast-track system to become a Turkish national. People who are eligible to apply include anyone who has bought property worth 250.000 USD or deposited 500.000 USD in Turkish banks. Both transactions will need to stay in place for three years. People who have invested at least 500.000 USD in fixed capital or employ 50 Turkish people are also eligible.
Required Documents for Turkish Citizenship Application
- Valid passport
- 4 passport-size photos
- Birth certificate
- Residence permit(certified from the country of residence
- Medical certificate proving you are in good health and physical health
- If applicable, documents proving your relationships with your spouse and children (marriage license, birth certificate for children's)
- Document showing how long you have lived in Turkey, as well as all exits and entries into Turkey