Turkey is a transcontinental country located on the southwest Asia and the southeast Europe. It has a mild temperature, rich cuisine, astonishing nature and friendly people. There are many benefits of getting Turkish citizenship that are not restricted to weather and nature. Turkish citizenship allows you to permanently live in the country. Turkish citizen can travel to 110 countries without visas, among them are Qatar, Brazil, Argentina and Singapore. The citizens get an opportunity to apply for an E-2 investor visa to the United States. The conditions of getting a citizenship are very easy too, and many socials are guaranteed such as treatment in country’s clinic or study at university for free. There are many ways to get Turkish citizenship. In this article we have discussed a few of them.
1) By investment
The most common way which over 35 thousand have got their Turkey passport is by investment. There are 6 investment option that you can choose.
- Buying real estate worth $400,000.
This is one of the easiest and most done option by people. You can purchase apartments, property, house or any type of land. It is not necessary that only one thing you buy should be of $400,000, but you can buy many apartments or flats. The total cost should add up to $400,000.
- A deposit in a bank of $500,000 or more.
- Purchase of national securities from $500,000.
- Purchase of government bonds in the amount of $500,000.
- Purchase of shares of investment funds for $500,000.
- Open of business with a capital of $500,000.
Investment in Turkish citizenship are returnable. After three years of purchase or in case of deposit you can sell them or take them back.
2) By marriage
If you marry a Turkish citizen you can get a Turkish citizenship too. The condition is that your marriage should be at least 3 years. Not only this, but the marriage should still continue after that. This is the way you can apply for Turkish citizenship
3) By Birth
This condition applies if the person who has born in Turkey has at least one of his or her parent who is a Turkish citizen.
4) By employment
One of the ways to get citizenship in Turkey is employment. You can either set up a business and hire 50 Turkish employees to get citizenship. After you have set the company your investment will be checked by authorities, and they will give you certificate of confirmation. Other way is to do job in Turkey for 5 years under contract.
5) By naturalization
People can apply for citizenship after living 5 years in Turkey. During this time, they cannot leave the country for more than 6 months. When applying you have to prove your Turkish language, job or any source of income you have.
6) For special merit
If you have great achievements in any field whether it be sports or science you can apply through this way for Turkish citizenship.
Turkey is a beautiful country in which everyone would love to live. It has beautiful architectural buildings and 18 UNESCO World heritage sites. Besides this, Turkey has many opportunities for people in field of technology or business. All these things attract people from all over the world to come and live in Turkey. I hope our article will help you in understanding the ways to get a Turkish citizenship.