Citizenship through investment:
Foreigners who purchase at least 400.000 USD of real estate and admit to not selling this property for three years can obtain Turkish citizenship with their families (wife/husband and children under 18 age).
Also, you can obtain Turkish citizen through:
- Investing at least 500.000 USD of fixed capital.
- Depositing at least 500,000 USD cash to banks operating in Turkey with a condition hold on for 3 years.
- Creating jobs for at least 50 Turkish citizens.
- Purchasing at least 500.000 USD government bond instruments with a condition hold on for 3 years.
- Purchasing at least 500,000 USD of non-investment fund participation share or venture capital investment fund participation share with a condition hold on for 3 years.
The real estate and construction sectors in Turkey are quite lively, active, and continuous manner. For this reason, we can say that acquiring citizenship through a housing program, is more advantageous than other types of citizenship. There are some advantages in the investment to be made through real estate Turkey purchase such as the lower is the monetary value determined, that live in the construction sector in the country and does not lose value, no living compulsory in Turkey for citizenship is in question.
Citizenship through marriage:
An application can be made for Turkish citizenship, provided that they have been married Turkish citizens for at least 3 years and continue this marriage. The applicant is required to live in a family union, not to be an obstacle in terms of national security and public order, and not to engage in an activity incompatible with the marriage union.
Citizenship through adoption:
Children under the age of 18 can obtain Turkish citizenship through adoption by a Turkish citizen, provided that they do not have an obstacle in terms of national security and public order.
Citizenship by birth:
Turkish citizenship is citizenship acquired by the establishment of lineage with a mother or father.
Citizenship through residence:
Adult individuals over 18 years of age, who have discriminating power can obtain the right to apply for citizenship with 5 years of uninterrupted residence in Turkey.
Citizenship through Turquoise Card:
Turquoise Card was implemented in 2017, to employ qualified persons in Turkey, is a system that allows foreign investors may face barriers to work and residence permits in Turkey and eliminates the long bureaucratic process. It is also possible to apply for Turkish citizenship with this system.