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Questions about Turkish citizenship

Where is the application for Turkish citizenship submitted?
What is the Turkish citizenship application number? And where is the status of the Turkish citizenship file monitored?
An application for Turkish citizenship was rejected. Can we resubmit the application again?
Is receiving the Turkish citizenship decision sufficient, or are other procedures that must be followed?
Is the foreign national number canceled after obtaining the Turkish identity?
What are the investment conditions required to obtain Turkish citizenship by investment?

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Where is the application for Turkish citizenship submitted?

The application for obtaining Turkish citizenship can be submitted either at the General Directorate of Immigration Management or the General Directorate of Citizenship and Naturalization, depending on the type of citizenship transaction to which it is applied. The General Directorate of Migration Management or the General Directorate of Citizenship and Naturalization is the government agency responsible for processing Turkish citizenship applications, evaluating the file, and approving or rejecting it. It has branches and offices in most major cities in Turkey, where you can apply at the nearest branch to your location.

You can find all information about the application process, required documents and application forms on the Directorate General of Migration Management website or the Directorate General of Citizenship and Naturalization via the Internet. The platform also allows you to track the status of your application online.

Applications for obtaining Turkish citizenship are submitted to the (Directorate of Civil Affairs or to the Immigration Department) in the city where the residence is located and to the consulates and embassies of the Republic of Turkey outside Turkey. The application for the Turkish citizenship file is made either personally or by the special power of attorney in this regard. Applications submitted by mail are not accepted.

In addition, you can also consult a legal advisor or a lawyer who can assist you in the application process and ensure that you have all the necessary documents and information. They can also help translate documents if needed.

It is important to note that rules and regulations regarding Turkish citizenship are subject to change, and it is always recommended to consult with a legal advisor or lawyer to get the latest information about applying for Turkish citizenship.

 

What is the Turkish citizenship application number? And where is the status of the Turkish citizenship file monitored?

The Turkish citizenship application number is designated for individuals who have applied for Turkish citizenship. This number identifies and tracks the applicant's application throughout the naturalization process.

An application number is assigned to the applicant once the application is submitted and received by the Directorate General of Migration Management or the Directorate General of Population. This number is used to verify the applicant's identity, track the application's status, and access the applicant's information in the system.

The application number is an important part of the Turkish citizenship application process, and it is required for various stages, such as tracking the status of the application, completing the security check process and obtaining the final naturalization decision.

It is important to keep the application number as it will be needed at various stages of the application process and to have a copy for future reference.

You can follow the Turkish citizenship application on the website of the General Directorate of Civil Affairs via the following link:

https://vatan.nvi.gov.tr/moduller/basvuru/basvurudurumbilgi.aspx

 

Will my minor child obtain Turkish citizenship with me? What is the procedure to be followed if he reaches the age of majority after applying for the Turkish citizenship file?

Yes, the applicant is entitled to obtain Turkish citizenship by applying for his wife and children under 18.

 

If the child reaches the age of majority after submitting the citizenship application and before completing the citizenship procedures, the authorities must be informed. And perform the following steps:

• Update Age: The age should be updated in the system, which is now 18 years old. This can usually be done by submitting an updated birth certificate or identity card to the Directorate General of Migration Management or the Directorate General of Citizenship and Naturalization.

• Submit Additional Documents: The child will need to provide additional documents, such as a passport or identity card, to prove their identity.

• Submitting a certificate proving the person's civil status (single or married)

• Interview: The child may be asked to attend an interview with the Directorate General of Migration Management or the Directorate General of Citizenship and Naturalization., to provide additional information and answer any questions about their application.

• Security check: The Directorate General of Migration Management will conduct a security check to ensure that it meets Turkish citizenship requirements and does not threaten public order or national security.

• Approval or rejection: After reviewing the application and conducting the necessary checks, the Directorate General of Migration Management decides. If approved, the child will be granted Turkish citizenship.

It is important to note that rules and regulations regarding Turkish citizenship are subject to change, and it is always recommended to consult with a legal advisor or lawyer to get the latest information about applying for Turkish citizenship.

 

An application for Turkish citizenship was rejected. Can we resubmit the application again?

Suppose the Turkish citizenship application was submitted by the Turkish Nationality Law No. 5901. In that case, it is possible to reassess the status of your Turkish citizenship application if you submit an application to the relevant authorities in the city in which you reside.

If the application for Turkish citizenship is rejected, the applicant has the right to appeal the decision. The appeal process usually involves submitting an application for review to the Directorate General of Migration Management or the Directorate General of Citizenship and Naturalization with additional documents or information that may support the application.

Also, if the refusal is due to technical errors or missing documents, the applicant can resubmit the application again after correcting the errors and submitting the required documents.

However, it is important to remember that the decision to approve or reject an application for Turkish citizenship is at the discretion of the Directorate General of Migration Management or the Directorate General of Citizenship and Naturalization, and there is no guarantee that a resubmitted application will be approved.

It is important to note that the rules and regulations regarding the appeal process are subject to change, and it is always recommended to consult with a legal advisor or a lawyer to get the latest information about the process of applying for Turkish citizenship and the appeal process.

 

Is receiving the Turkish citizenship decision sufficient, or are other procedures that must be followed?

Receiving the citizenship decision means approving your application and proving that you are a Turkish citizen. Still, there is a final step after receiving the Turkish citizenship decision, which is to apply for a Turkish Republic ID card from the Civil Affairs Directorate in the region or the concerned authorities outside the country (embassy or consulate), with a document proving that you have On Turkish citizenship.

However, it is important to check with the Civil Affairs Directorate in the area to ensure that all necessary steps have been completed and that no further actions are required on your part before the process is completed.

It is recommended that you keep the original document safe and have a copy for future reference. It is also important to update your personal information and address to ensure they have the correct information on file.

It is important to note that the rules and regulations regarding Turkish citizenship are subject to change, and it is always recommended to consult with a legal advisor or lawyer to get the latest information about obtaining Turkish citizenship.

 

Is the foreign national number canceled after obtaining the Turkish identity?

Often, the foreign national number is canceled automatically after obtaining Turkish citizenship. Still, if it is not canceled, you must refer to the Population Directorate in the region to update the information and cancel the foreign card number because the foreign card number is not used in other transactions, which may cause obstruction in conducting certain transactions and expose you to legal accountability.

 

What are the investment conditions required to obtain Turkish citizenship by investment?

The Turkish government offers several ways for foreigners to obtain Turkish citizenship by investment, including:

• Real estate investment in Turkey: Turkey opens the door to investment for all countries by granting Turkish citizenship to foreign investors. Therefore, investing in real estate offers another advantage as the country grants residency and citizenship to foreign investors who invest a certain amount in the country. People can apply for Turkish citizenship with their families after buying a property in Turkey worth $400,000 or more and undertaking not to sell the property for at least three years.

• Investment through bank deposit: Obtaining Turkish citizenship through a bank deposit is one of the ways to obtain Turkish citizenship through investment. The applicant must deposit $500,000 in a Turkish bank and keep the deposit for at least three years. When applying for Turkish citizenship through a bank deposit, the applicant will need to provide deposit documents, such as bank statements and a letter from the bank confirming the deposit.

• Creating job opportunities: Obtaining Turkish citizenship by creating job opportunities for Turkish citizens is one of the ways to obtain Turkish citizenship through investment. According to the regulations, if the applicant creates jobs for at least 50 Turkish citizens and maintains the jobs for at least three years, he can apply for Turkish citizenship. When applying for Turkish citizenship by providing jobs, the applicant must provide documents for the jobs created, such as employment contracts and proof of payment of salaries and taxes. It should also be noted that there may be regulations and laws regulating the employment of foreigners in Turkey. The applicant must know these regulations and laws before creating job opportunities for Turkish citizens.

• Government bonds: Investing in Turkish government bonds is one of the ways to obtain Turkish citizenship through investment. According to the regulations, if the applicant invests at least $500,000 in Turkish government bonds and keeps the investment for at least three years, he can apply for Turkish citizenship. When applying for Turkish citizenship through government bond investment, the applicant must provide investment documents, such as the bond purchase contract and proof of bond payment. In addition, the applicant must fulfill other conditions, such as not having any criminal records, not threatening national security and public order, and must reside in Turkey for a certain time before applying for citizenship. It should also be noted that the regulations and laws governing the bond market in Turkey and the bondholder's rights and obligations must be considered before investing in Turkish government bonds.

In addition, the applicant must fulfill other conditions, such as not having any criminal records, not threatening national security and public order, and must reside in Turkey for a certain time before applying for citizenship.

It is important to note that the rules and regulations regarding Turkish citizenship by investment are subject to change, and it is always recommended to consult with a legal advisor or attorney to obtain the latest information on the investment conditions required to obtain Turkish citizenship.

 

Who can apply for Turkish citizenship by investment?

The Turkish government allows foreigners to apply for Turkish citizenship by investment. This includes individuals from other countries who are not of Turkish descent.

However, some conditions must be met to be eligible for Turkish citizenship by investment. The applicant must meet the investment requirements as defined by the Turkish government and also meet some other criteria, such as not having any criminal records and not threatening national security and public order.

It is also important to note that the regulations for obtaining Turkish citizenship by investment are subject to change, and it is always recommended to consult with a legal advisor or a Turkish lawyer to obtain the latest information on eligibility criteria for obtaining Turkish citizenship by investment.

 

Are there legal restrictions on applying for citizenship by investment?

Getting Turkish citizenship by investing through real estate, shares, bank accounts, investment funds, government guarantees, creating job opportunities, investing in Turkish companies, and investing in Turkish partner companies with foreigners are legal ways to obtain Turkish citizenship.

 

Can I apply for exceptional Turkish citizenship through the agency?

It is possible to apply for exceptional Turkish citizenship through an agency. Obtaining a certificate of conformity, requesting a short-term residence permit, receiving a residence permit card, and submitting information and documents necessary for the citizenship application can be completed remotely without requiring a foreigner to enter the country with a special permit. Power of attorney, if this is written in a power of attorney. It should also be noted that the President of the Republic grants exceptional citizenship in Turkey, and application is made through the Ministry of Interior. Agencies may help you with documents and the application process.

 

Is there a minimum time to possess the property before applying for Turkish citizenship?

Before applying for Turkish citizenship, there is no specific minimum time that an individual must possess. However, according to the regulations, the property must be kept for at least three years after applying for Turkish citizenship. In addition, the applicant must be able to prove that the property is legally owned and that the purchase was made with funds obtained legally. It should also be noted that to be eligible for Turkish citizenship by investing in real estate, the property must be worth at least $400,000 or it's equivalent in Turkish lira.

 

Can I apply for Turkish citizenship if I have a criminal record?

A criminal record may be a disqualifying factor when applying for Turkish citizenship. One of the requirements for obtaining Turkish citizenship by investment is that the applicant has no criminal records. If the applicant has a criminal record, he may not be eligible to apply for Turkish citizenship. It is important to note that Turkey is a sovereign country and has the right to set its laws and regulations regarding citizenship. A criminal record may be considered a serious violation of the laws and regulations of the country and, therefore, not eligible for Turkish citizenship.

 

Can I sell the property after obtaining Turkish citizenship?

There are no legal restrictions on selling the property after applying for Turkish citizenship. However, the sale of the property may result in the cancellation of the citizenship application or before the property is kept for the minimum required time, which is three years, in the cancellation of the Turkish citizenship application. It is important to keep in mind that selling the property before holding it for the minimum required period of 3 years may result in the cancellation of the citizenship application.

 

Can I rent the property while waiting for the Turkish citizenship application to be processed?

Yes, renting the property while waiting for the citizenship application to be processed will not affect the citizenship application as long as the rental income is obtained legally and the owner has not been transferred to another person. You can rent the property while waiting for your Turkish citizenship application to be processed. Still, it is important to note that you need to keep the property for at least three years and promise to sell it, leading to the cancellation of the citizenship application.

 

Is there a limit to the number of properties purchased to be eligible for Turkish citizenship?

There is no specific limit on the number of properties purchased to be eligible for Turkish citizenship. However, the applicant must hold the property for at least three years before processing the citizenship application. The total value of the real estate must be at least 400 thousand US dollars or its equivalent in Turkish lira.

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