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What is the process of applying for Turkish citizenship?

I would like to apply for citizenship in Turkey. I am a Somalian national. How long does it take? Can you explain the process of application?


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  • RKÜ Law and Consulting Office
    April 01, 2020

    Finding the right property is the first step. Then, because of the code of citizenship, having an expert report to prove that your property/properties are above on the limit. The last step is that we manage the progress of the application and follow from A to Z, up to you receive the passport of the Turkish Republic. All of this takes 30 days to 45 days, maximum.

  • Albayrak Law Firm
    February 24, 2020

    At first, you need to decide which option you will choose to apply for Turkish citizenship by CBI program. Each one has different ways and different timetables. If you have $250,000, you can apply to Turkish citizenship via the fastest way by purchasing a property. But keep in mind, you can not sell your property for three years at least. In my opinion, this option is the easiest and fastest one since generally it can be concluded a maximum 3 months. On the other hand, there are also different ways. For example, you can also apply to Turkish Citizenship. Citizenship via purchasing a property is the easiest and cheapest option right now in the circle of the CBI program. Apart from the CBI program, there are also ways to apply for Turkish citizenship but they have totally different conditions.

  • Basyurt Law Firm
    February 18, 2020

    There are six different options to get Turkish citizenship. The easiest and fastest option of these is to become a Turkish citizen by purchasing a property. Especially as of Sept. 9, 2018, after the disclosure of the decision on the official gazette, the required wages to be a Turkish citizen have significantly dropped. Thus, becoming a Turkish citizen has been getting easier than before, as anyone purchasing real estate worth a minimum of $250,000 can benefit from Turkish citizenship advantages. Not only does Turkey have quite valuable and rich options in the real estate area, the conveniences it provides during the citizenship process also makes the real estate investment much more appealing. When you buy a property valued above $250,000, you may apply for Turkish citizenship to the Turkish Land Registry Office. After the office check your appraisal report and bank transfer documents, it gives approval for citizenship in three to seven days. With this citizenship approval, you may apply to the Immigration Office for a contemporary residence permit. Furthermore, with both documents, you need to apply to the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship. And they usually review applications within 30 days.