Purchasing a property worth US$250,000 can get you a Turkish citizenship.
There are many different ways to get a Turkish citizenship. Some include very short term transactions such as purchasing real estate, others include musts such as living in Turkey for at least 5 years.
Those who marry a Turkish citizen can apply for citizenship after 3 years of marriage. For people applying to citizenship through marriage, the expected conditions are; continuation of the marital union, avoiding behaviors that would harm the marriage and not posing a threat for national security.
Anyone born in Turkey and/or born with a Turkish Mother or a Turkish Father is regarded as a Turkish citizen.
If found appropriate, those who have lost their citizenship due to political, economic or a similar reason can regain their citizenship by applying again.
Those who contribute to Turkey in areas such as science, arts, technology, economy, sports etc., those whose citizenships has become a necessity and those who are accepted as immigrants can also get Turkish citizenship. Moreover, setting up a business in Turkey is another circumstance that creates a citizenship right. They must employ 5 Turkish citizens for every 1 foreign employee.
BENEFITS OF ACQUIRING THE CITIZENSHIP
- Visa Free Travel for 148 countries
- Full free medical assistance
- Strong Pension Programs
- Free Education and University Reimbursement Plans
- No Military Service required for TCBI Applicants
- Turkish passport has 10-year validity and is renewable for life
- Turkey allows Dual Citizenships