22 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT TURKISH CITIZENSHIP

Revised September, 2020 – Resource, Directorate General of Population And Citizenship Turkey
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* Each state has the right to decide according to law which persons or citizens of the country can become its own citizens. * Persons cannot be left stateless. The stateless status of the person to be naturalized is an obstacle to naturalization. * The person cannot be arbitrarily removed from his / her citizenship. * Citizenship cannot be forced upon the person and the person's request to withdraw from citizenship cannot be arbitrarily blocked by the state. * The citizen cannot be prevented from entering the country and the citizen cannot be deported for any reason. * In the case of dual citizenship or multi-citizenship, the person cannot claim the citizenship of the other country against the country of which he is a citizen. * The citizen cannot be extradited to another country.
The acquisition of Turkish citizenship generally occurs in two ways: by birth or by later acquisition. 1.ACQUISITION OF CITIZENSHIP BY BIRTH Turkish citizenship acquired by birth is citizenship acquired at the time of birth and is valid from the moment of birth upon notification made. The acquisition of Turkish citizenship by birth is on the basis of ancestry or place of birth. 1.1. Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship By Ancestry Citizenship acquired by ancestry refers to the acquisition of the citizenship of the Turkish citizen mother or father with whom the child is related by Ancestry at the time of birth. In order for the child to gain Turkish citizenship through family ties, only one of the parents at the time of the child's birth is sufficient to be a Turkish citizen. The fact that one of the parents is a citizen of a foreign state or that the child was born in a country other than Turkey does not prevent the acquisition of Turkish citizenship. Children born outside of marriage: * If the mother is a Turkish citizen from the moment of birth, * If the father is a Turkish citizen, they become Turkish citizens by the recognition of paternity or by the decision of paternity in court. 1.2. Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship On The Basis Of Birthplace Children born in Turkey, who cannot acquire citizenship of another country due to the following reasons, acquire Turkish citizenship from their birth. These reasons, the child's parents are not clear, stateless and cannot gain citizenship in accordance with national laws. A child who has been to Turkey is considered to have been born in Turkey unless proven otherwise. Children found unable to express themselves due to their small age are registered by the authorities in the Population Register of the place where they are found.
The subsequent acquisition of Turkish citizenship is through the decision of the competent authority, adoption or exercise of the right to choose. 2.1. Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship By Decision Of Competent Authority The acquisition of Turkish citizenship by the decision of the competent authority shall be by the following means:: * Gaining Turkish citizenship through general means * Exceptional acquisition of Turkish citizenship * Regaining Turkish citizenship * Gaining Turkish citizenship through marriage 2.1.1. Gaining Turkish Citizenship By General Means The general way in which foreigners are admitted to Turkish citizenship is through the application of the foreigner who meets the requirements and by the state's acceptance of this request. A foreigner who wishes to become a Turkish citizen can acquire Turkish citizenship by the decision of the competent authority if he / she has the necessary conditions. For foreigners to gain Turkish citizenship: * To have the power to distinguish and under their own national law, if stateless, under Turkish law, * Resident in Turkey for five years without interruption from the date of application, * To show with their behavior that they decided to settle in Turkey, * The absence of a disease that poses a danger to general health, * Have good morals, * Speak enough Turkish, * To have income or profession to provide for himself and his dependents in Turkey, * There should be no obstacles to national security and public order. Behavior indicating that the person applying for citizenship decided to settle in Turkey: In Turkey, buying real estate, investing, starting a business in Turkey or working in a business place, marrying a Turkish citizen, applying for Turkish citizenship by family, etc.are concrete behaviors that indicate the intention to settle in Turkey. In this context, the application for citizenship of persons residing in Turkey for temporary purposes such as education, tourist or temporary business trips and treatment is not accepted. Determination that the person applying for citizenship has good morals: Whether the person is punished for crimes such as smuggling, fraud, theft or for disturbing the social order, or for acts such as using drugs and prostitution contrary to Turkish customs and Customs and family life, is determined whether the person has good morals or not. In the same way, being tried, convicted or imprisoned for any crime is the reason that the application for citizenship is rejected. In practice, the condition of not having a state that would constitute an obstacle in terms of national security and public order is determined by the registry survey to be conducted by the National Intelligence Organization and the General Directorate of security. The determination that the person does not have an obstacle to national security and public order is made in this way for all types of citizenship applications for which this requirement is sought. * Foreigners who wish to acquire Turkish citizenship, together with the conditions mentioned above, may also be required to withdraw their citizenship from the state they carry. It is the authority of the Council of Ministers to determine the principles relating to the use of this discretion. * In the acquisition of Turkish citizenship, applications are made to the governorship where the residence is located in the country, and to the foreign representative offices abroad in person or by special power of attorney regarding the exercise of this right. * Carrying the required conditions does not provide an absolute right to acquire citizenship. 2.1.2. Exceptional Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship Foreigners with certain characteristics, although they do not have the general conditions required for naturalization, have been given the opportunity to be granted Turkish citizenship by exceptional means. Foreigners who can acquire Turkish citizenship through exceptional citizenship: * Those who have established an industrial facility in Turkey or who have passed or are thought to have passed outstanding service in scientific, technological, economic, social, sporting, cultural and artistic fields and who have been offered reasoned for their rights by the relevant ministries. • The necessity of international relations and the interest of our country or for any reason, it is necessary for the Council of Ministers to acquire Turkish citizenship * Those who are considered immigrants according to the settlement law. According to the settlement law, the immigrant refers to those of Turkish ancestry and the person who came to Turkey alone or collectively for the purpose of settling in Turkish culture and was considered an immigrant under the settlement law. The Council of Ministers decides who belongs to Turkish nobility and Turkish culture. Balkan immigrants were accordingly granted Turkish citizenship. * Persons applying for exceptional citizenship should not be found to be an obstacle to national security and public order. * Exceptional citizenship is granted by the proposal of the Ministry of Interior and by the decision of the Council of Ministers, regardless of other conditions. 2.1.3. Regaining Turkish Citizenship A person who has lost his or her citizenship for any reason can gain Turkish citizenship in two ways, depending on the condition of residence or without the condition of residence. a. Re-Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship Without A Residence Requirement The persons mentioned below may regain their Turkish citizenship by the decision of the Ministry of Interior, without seeking a condition of residence in Turkey, provided that they do not have an obstacle in terms of national security.: * Those who have lost their Turkish citizenship by obtaining permission to leave, * Those who lose their Turkish citizenship against their will depending on their parents and do not exercise their right to choose within three years of becoming an adult. In this way, people who live abroad and who have passed from Turkish citizenship to citizenship of the country in which they are located are re-acquired Turkish citizenship. b. Re-Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship As A Condition Of Residence Those who were previously Turkish citizens and lost Turkish citizenship can acquire Turkish citizenship on the condition that they reside in Turkey for three years. * The authority of these persons to acquire Turkish citizenship is under the Council of Ministers. Similarly, those who have resided in Turkey and lost their Turkish citizenship by using the right to choose can regain their Turkish citizenship on condition that they reside in Turkey for three years. In order to become a Turkish citizen again, people who have lost their Turkish citizenship through election or losing their Turkish citizenship must not have a situation that would constitute an obstacle in terms of national security. 2.1.4. Gaining Turkish Citizenship Through Marriage Marriage to a Turkish citizen does not directly confer Turkish citizenship. His marriage to a Turkish citizen depending on the claim to Turkish citizenship, the applicant the applicant is married to a Turkish citizen for at least three years and the marriage should continue. When these conditions are met, the person obtains the right to apply for Turkish citizenship “only”. The foreign spouse who marries a Turkish citizen shall have the right to apply to the competent authorities in order to acquire Turkish citizenship by means of marriage, in case of the pre-conditions mentioned above. After the application prerequisites have been fulfilled, the requirements for the foreign spouse to gain Turkish citizenship; * Living in a family union, * Do not engage in activities incompatible with marriage union, * There are three basic conditions, including the absence of an obstacle to national security and public order. The determination of these essential requirements is made by the competent authorities. In practice, criteria such as performing prostitution and mediating prostitution are investigated in the determination of not engaging in activities incompatible with marriage union. The authority applying for citizenship submits the file, including its conviction, to the Ministry of Interior for decision to be made. With the citizenship decision of the Ministry of interior, the foreign spouse gains Turkish citizenship. Foreigners who acquire Turkish citizenship by marriage shall retain their Turkish citizenship if they have good intentions in marriage. In case the marriage of a foreigner who gains Turkish citizenship by marriage is decided, the question of whether he will retain his Turkish citizenship is asked by the Ministry of Interior through the governorship of the city where the application is made. In order for the marriage to affect the spouse's citizenship, the existence of a legally valid marriage is required. According to the National Law of each party, the license and conditions of marriage shall be determined. Marriages performed in accordance with driving licenses and conditions and shape rules are legally valid marriages, except for marriages deemed contrary to Turkish public order and marriage with legals.
A non-adolescent foreigner adopted by a Turkish citizen may acquire Turkish citizenship, provided that there is no obstacle in terms of national security and public order. Whether the child to be adopted is an adult or not is determined according to the National Law of the child as it is a question of driver's license. If a minor has more than one country citizenship, he or she is considered to be an adult according to the laws of the country in which he or she is in close contact. If the adoption is not a’ minor ' (immature child), the application for citizenship is rejected without the need to investigate the existence of the other condition. The determination of the condition that there is no obstacle in terms of national security and public order is made by the procedure explained in the case of the acquisition of Turkish citizenship in other ways by the decision of the competent authority.
People who have lost their Turkish citizenship against their will depending on their parents can gain Turkish citizenship by exercising their right to choose. * People who have lost their Turkish citizenship depending on their parents must apply for Turkish citizenship within three years of becoming an adult in order to become a Turkish citizen again using the right to choose. * People who wish to become Turkish citizens by using the right to choose, use the right to choose with a petition to be given to the governorates in Turkey and to foreign representatives abroad. The acquisition of Turkish citizenship by the right to choose is not subject to the acceptance decision of the competent authorities. * Taking Turkish citizenship or leaving Turkish citizenship by using the right to choose does not affect the citizenship of the spouse.
* The application for Turkish citizenship is made to the governorship of the place of residence in Turkey and to the embassy, consulate general or consulates of the Republic of Turkey abroad. * The application for Turkish citizenship can be made by the person who wants to acquire the citizenship, as well as by the proxy who is given official power of attorney. Applications made by mail are not accepted. The application authorities do not have the powers to decide on the merits of naturalization requests. The application authorities can determine whether the procedural requirements of the application have been met. As a rule, the decision maker in the citizenship decision is the Ministry of the Interior. However, in order to acquire Turkish citizenship through exceptional means, the authority to decide on citizenship belongs to the Council of Ministers. In the same way, the Council of Ministers has the authority to reinstate the persons who have lost their Turkish citizenship through the decision to forfeit them. * In the application, the application authority transfers the file to the citizenship application review commission. The Review Commission in the country, under the chairmanship of the provincial governor, appointed by the governor or the deputy provincial directorate, Provincial Security Directorate, Provincial Gendarmerie Command, Provincial Directorate of National Education and the Provincial Directorate of Social Services Branch in at least Manager-level representatives. The commission shall examine the files sent to it by the application authority and determine whether the citizenship application requirements have been met. The commission shall prepare a report and send it to the application authority to be sent to the Ministry of Interior. The application authority shall send the citizenship application file prepared with its own opinion to the Ministry of Interior for a decision on the basis of the request. The Ministry of the interior makes a review of the merits and makes a decision on the request of the relevant person to acquire Turkish citizenship.
In cases where the competent authority for the acquisition of citizenship is the Council of Ministers, a judicial appeal against the decision is made in the Council of state. An annulment case may be filed before the competent administrative courts against the administrative decisions made by the Ministry of Interior regarding the acquisition of citizenship. The period of filing a lawsuit is sixty (60) days in the Council of State and administrative courts in cases where no separate period is specified in the special laws. Appeals against final decisions made by administrative courts and decisions made by the Council of State as a court of first instance are made within 30 days from the date of notification of the court decision.
The person who has taken Turkish citizenship by the decision of the competent authority shall acquire Turkish citizenship from the date of the decision of the competent authority. This person shall be subject to the rights and obligations of Turkish citizens from the date of the decision. * Consequences in terms of spouse: the acquisition of Turkish citizenship by the decision of the Competent Authority has no effect on the citizenship of the other spouse. * Consequences for children: the adult children of the person who is naturalized Turkish by the decision of the Competent Authority are not affected in any way by the adoption of Turkish citizenship by the parents. Gaining Turkish citizenship has consequences only for young children. The young children who have custody of the person who has Turkish citizenship will gain Turkish citizenship if the other spouse consents. If the other spouse does not consent to the acquisition of Turkish citizenship of the children, the procedure shall be carried out according to the decision of the court of residence of the parents. The competent court shall decide, depending on the mother or father who has acquired Turkish citizenship, taking into account the interests of the child in acquiring Turkish citizenship. * Children who are not affected by the acquisition of Turkish citizenship by their parents can acquire Turkish citizenship after they are of age, by the decision of the competent authority, by taking advantage of the general naturalization provisions. * Foreigners who have gained Turkish citizenship can take Turkish first name and last name on condition that they make a request. There is no obstacle in using the previous names and surnames, provided that they use the letters used in the Turkish alphabet.
The loss of Turkish citizenship occurs through the “decision of the competent authority” or “exercise of the right to choose”. Persons who lose Turkish citizenship are treated as foreigners from the date of their loss. In spite of their foreign status, the legislator allows some persons to exercise certain rights under Article 28 of the Turkish citizenship law. This will be examined in detail in the blue card arrangement section. LOSS OF TURKISH CITIZENSHIP 1.DECISION OF THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY Citizenship is lost as a result of the decision of the competent authority in 3 ways:”exit“,” forfeiture “and” cancellation of naturalization". 1.1. Going out It is the case that people who are Turkish citizens leave their citizenship “voluntarily” by obtaining “permission” and become a citizen of another state or remain a citizen of the other country in which they are again a citizen by leaving their Turkish citizenship only. * The Ministry of the interior is authorized to issue exit permits. The demand to opt out of citizenship alone does not produce results, and only when the Ministry permits to opt out of citizenship does the loss of citizenship occur. * The person must apply to the governorship of the place of residence in Turkey and foreign representative offices abroad for the request to leave. For those who wish to withdraw from Turkish citizenship and who carry the necessary conditions, the file consisting of the following documents shall be prepared by the application authorities:: a) petition form stating the request (VAT-9), B) Population Registration sample taken from the system by the application authorities, c) if the citizenship of another state is acquired, the notarized Turkish translation of the document approved according to the procedure showing it, D) if the citizenship of another state has not yet been acquired, the Turkish translation of the guarantee certificate approved according to the procedure for the acceptance of the citizenship of the foreign state they wish to acquire is notarized. * The completed file is sent to the Ministry of Interior for decision making. * The person who applies to quit citizenship is given a “exit permit” to leave citizenship within 2 years. The citizen is obliged to withdraw his / her citizenship within two years and to inform the foreign representative office abroad (Embassy, Consulate General) of the document officially certifying that he / she has acquired the citizenship of another country and the governor's Office of the place of residence at home. Otherwise, the exit permit will be invalid. The conditions for this exit from citizenship are as follows:: a) to have the power to grow up and distinguish. (Permission of the Guardian is not sought.) B) to have acquired the citizenship of a foreign state or to have credible indications that it will acquire it. (If the person will be stateless by losing his or her Turkish citizenship, he or she will not be allowed to withdraw from citizenship.) C) not to be of persons wanted for any crime or military service. D) to avoid any financial or criminal limitations. * The person who has been stripped of his / her citizenship has “foreign” status from the moment he / she receives his / her “exit certificate”. The person who loses his / her citizenship by obtaining permission to leave, has the right to receive a blue card if he / she has acquired Turkish citizenship by birth. * The spouse of the person who renounces citizenship remains a Turkish citizen For the children of the person who has been stripped of citizenship; 1.if the person who is removed from citizenship requests and his wife consents to this request, the children will also lose their citizenship. 2.if the person who is stripped of his / her citizenship requests and his / her spouse does not agree, the judge shall decide on this matter. 3.if both spouses are out of citizenship, the children lose citizenship. 4.If one of the spouses dies, the children of the parents who lose their Turkish citizenship lose their Turkish citizenship depending on their parents. 5-children born outside the marriage union of the mother who loses citizenship with permission to leave will lose their Turkish citizenship depending on their mother. 1.2. Losing It is the way to lose citizenship through the proposal of the Ministry of Interior and the decision of the Council of Ministers. The Turkish citizenship of the persons identified by the official authorities in which they have taken the following actions may be forfeited by the proposal of the Ministry and the decision of the Council of Ministers.: a) those who do not give up their duties within an appropriate period of not less than three months, even though they are informed by foreign representatives abroad and by the administrative chiefs at home that they are in any service of a foreign state that does not comply with the interests of Turkey. b) those who continue to work on their own accord without the permission of the Council of Ministers in any service of a state at war with Turkey. (c) those who voluntarily serve in a foreign government service without permission. * The competent authority here is the Council of Ministers. This decision regarding the person who lost citizenship is published in the Official Gazette. The date on which the decision is published in the Official Gazette is considered the date of the notification and the decision on forfeiture refers to the provision (effect) from that day. * The person who loses his / her citizenship in this way can only enter Turkey with the permission of the Ministry of Interior. * The wife and children of the person who lost their citizenship in this way are not affected by this decision. A decision to lose is a decision that is entirely personally binding. * The person who loses his / her citizenship in this way cannot benefit from the Blue Card and the rights provided by him / her. * If the person who loses his / her citizenship has more assets than the upper limit that a foreigner can acquire in Turkey in terms of his / her assets, since the person who loses his / her citizenship will be considered as a foreigner from the moment of his / her loss, these assets will be liquidated * The person who has decided to lose has the opportunity to be re-naturalized. The terms of this are stated in the Turkish citizenship law. 1.3. Cancellation Of Naturalization The decision to acquire Turkish citizenship shall be annulled by the decision-making authority if it has occurred as a result of a false declaration or concealment of important matters which constitute the basis for acquiring Turkish citizenship. The annulment decision shall be effective from the date of the decision. * If there are spouses and children who acquire Turkish citizenship depending on the person whose naturalization has been revoked, their citizenship will also be revoked. * These people pass to foreign status in Turkey. Since they did not acquire Turkish citizenship by birth, they do not have the opportunity to obtain a blue card and benefit from the rights provided. * If the cancellation decision also foresees the liquidation of the goods, the relevant person should liquidate his / her goods within 1 year. Otherwise, the liquidation process is carried out by the re'sen Treasury. In this case, the resulting income is transferred to the account of the relevant person. * In case of judicial proceeding against the cancellation decision, the liquidation process is postponed until the end of the case. * Person whose decision to be naturalized has been revoked 11 of the Turkish citizenship law. can acquire Turkish citizenship within the framework of the conditions stated in the article.
Those listed below may leave Turkish citizenship within three years of becoming an adult.: (a) those who are Turkish citizens by birth due to Ancestry or ancestry due to their parents, who acquire the citizenship of their foreign parents by birth or later. b) Those who acquire citizenship of a foreign state on the basis of place of birth from those who are Turkish citizens due to Ancestry due to mother or father. c) those who gain Turkish citizenship through adoption. d) those who are Turkish citizens on the basis of their place of birth but later acquire the citizenship of their foreign parents. d) those who acquire Turkish citizenship depending on the parent who has acquired Turkish citizenship in any way. • If the person who leaves Turkish citizenship with the right to choose is to remain stateless by losing Turkish citizenship - that is, if he cannot become a citizen of any state – he cannot leave Turkish citizenship by using his right to choose. Those who wish to leave Turkish citizenship by exercising their right to choose must apply in writing to the application authorities with a petition stating these requests. Upon application, a notarized Turkish translation of the duly approved document indicating the citizenship of the state acquired by the application authorities to the petition of the concerned and a sample of the population registration is added and sent to the Ministry of Interior for decision to be taken. * Persons who lose their citizenship through this means shall be subject to foreign status from the date of the decision which determines the existence of conditions relating to the exercise of the right to choose. This decision is made by the Ministry of the Interior. • The effect of loss to spouse and children through this way is the same as the effect of the situation of persons who lose citizenship through “Exit” to their spouse and children.
In cases where the Competent Authority is the Council of Ministers as well as in cases of loss of citizenship, an appeal against the decision is made in the Council of state. If the administrative decisions given by the Ministry of the Interior regarding the loss of citizenship can be filed with the competent administrative courts for annulment. The period of filing a lawsuit is sixty (60) days in the Council of State and administrative courts in cases where no separate period is specified in the special laws. Appeals against final decisions made by administrative courts and decisions made by the Council of State as a court of first instance are made within 30 days from the date of notification of the court decision.
Turkish citizenship acquired by birth is self-acquired on the basis of ancestry or place of birth. Citizenship gained by birth shall prevail from the moment of birth. Citizenship Acquired On The Basis Of Genealogical Links: Citizenship acquired by ancestry refers to the acquisition of the citizenship of the Turkish citizen mother or father with whom the child is related by Ancestry at the time of birth. In the acquisition of Turkish citizenship by ancestry, it is sufficient that only one of the parents is a Turkish citizen at the time of birth and that the other is a citizen of a foreign state does not prevent the acquisition of Turkish citizenship. Notifications From Abroad For Birth After Completing Eighteen Years Of Age : The registration of persons living abroad who have completed eighteen years of age but are not notified of their birth to the family register is possible if they are determined as a result of the examination to be carried out by the Ministry that they have gained Turkish citizenship due to their parents.
A child born in Turkey who is unable to acquire the citizenship of any state due to the fact that his parents are not known or stateless, or that he cannot acquire citizenship in accordance with national laws, gains Turkish citizenship from his birth. A child who has been in Turkey is considered to have been born in Turkey unless it is fixed that he was born outside of Turkey. Children found unable to express themselves due to their young age, this stance of law enforcement officials or related agencies
Acquisition Of Turkish Citizenship According To General Provisions Foreigners wishing to acquire Turkish citizenship in accordance with Article 11 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901; To have the power of adult and distinguishing according to its own national law and the Turkish Civil Law No. 4721 if stateless. To have been resident in Turkey for five years without interruption from the date of application. To obtain real estate in Turkey, to establish business, to invest, to transfer the trade and business center to Turkey, to work in a business place subject to a work permit or to marry a Turkish citizen, to apply by family, to have parents, siblings or children who have previously acquired Turkish citizenship, or to complete their education in Turkey. Not having a disease that poses a danger to general health. Showing that he has good morals by acting with the sense of responsibility required by living together in society, giving confidence to his environment with his behavior, not having bad habits that are not welcome by society and contrary to the values of society. To be able to speak Turkish at a level that can adapt to social life. To have the income or profession to provide for himself and his dependents in Turkey. Not to have a situation that would constitute an obstacle in terms of national security and public order. terms are sought.
A foreign person who is not an adolescent adopted by a Turkish citizen may acquire Turkish citizenship, provided that there is no obstacle in terms of national security and public order.
People who are citizens of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus by birth and wish to acquire Turkish citizenship, if they declare in writing that they wish to become Turkish citizens, they gain Turkish citizenship by decree of the Ministry. The provisions of Article 20 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901 on the children of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus are applied. The provisions of Article 11 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901 apply to foreigners who have subsequently acquired the citizenship of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Receiving permission who lost Turkish citizenship by the mother or father, depending on the and mature they have become in the three years since our citizenship who have lost Turkish citizenship written notice, the people can acquire Turkish citizenship by using the right to vote. The right to choose and the loss of Turkish citizenship shall be effective from the date of the decision of the Ministry regarding the determination of the existence of the conditions for the exercise of this right.
In cases mentioned in Article 12 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901, foreigners can acquire Turkish citizenship by the proposal of the Ministry and the decision of the Council of Ministers, regardless of the other conditions sought in the acquisition of Turkish citizenship in general, provided that there is no state that would constitute an obstacle in terms of security and public order. According to Article 12 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901: On the condition that there is no obstacle in terms of national security and public order, the foreigners mentioned below can acquire Turkish citizenship by the proposal of the Ministry and by the decision of the Council of Ministers. Persons who have brought industrial facilities to Turkey or who have passed or are thought to have passed outstanding service in scientific, technological, economic, social, sporting, cultural and artistic fields and who have been offered reasoned for their rights by the relevant ministries. Article 31 of the law on foreigners and international protection No. 6458 dated 4/4/2013 (J) under this clause foreigners who have a residence permit Card and their foreign turquoise with his wife, he and his wife, or dependent minor in a foreign guy. People deemed necessary to be naturalized.
According to the settlement Law No. 5543, the citizenship file of the persons who are accepted as immigrants is arranged by the provincial Immigration Administration Directorate and sent to the Ministry. In order to gain Turkish citizenship, the file of the foreigner sent to the Ministry is examined and a proposal is made to the Council of Ministers for the person to acquire Turkish citizenship. Turkish citizenship can be gained by the decision of the Council of ministers. According to Article 12 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901: On the condition that there is no obstacle in terms of national security and public order, the foreigners mentioned below can acquire Turkish citizenship by the proposal of the Ministry and by the decision of the Council of Ministers. ((d) persons who are considered immigrants. )
Provided that there is no obstacle in terms of national security, Who lost his Turkish citizenship by getting permission to leave, Children who lose their Turkish citizenship depending on their parents do not exercise their right to choose within three years of becoming adults, Mülga has lost its Turkish citizenship in accordance with (a), (ç), (d) and (e) paragraphs of Article 25 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 403, persons can regain Turkish citizenship regardless of their period of residence in Turkey. In accordance with Article 13 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901: The following persons may regain their Turkish citizenship by the decision of the Ministry, regardless of their period of residence in Turkey, provided that there is no obstacle in terms of national security. Those who lost their Turkish citizenship by obtaining permission to leave. Those who lose their Turkish citizenship depending on their parents do not exercise their right to choose within the period stipulated in Article 21. According to Article 43 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901: Persons who have lost their Turkish citizenship in accordance with (a), (ç), (D) and e paragraphs of Article 25 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 403 may be re-naturalized by the decision of the Council of Ministers without seeking to reside in Turkey, provided that they do not have a state that would constitute an obstacle to national security.
According to law No. 5901, those who have lost Turkish citizenship and those who have lost Turkish citizenship by exercising their right to choose can regain Turkish citizenship on condition that there is no obstacle in terms of national security and that they reside in Turkey for three years. In accordance with Article 14 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901: According to Article 29 of the Turkish citizenship to those loosing by the Council of ministers, the ministry, in accordance with Article 34 of Turkish citizenship by the decision of losers, a case that poses a problem in terms of national security and the lack of Turkish citizenship residence in Turkey can regain her with terms to three years.
Marriage to a Turkish citizen does not directly confer Turkish citizenship. Foreigners who have been married to a Turkish citizen for at least three years and whose marriage continues can apply to acquire Turkish citizenship. If the marriage ends due to the death of the spouse of a Turkish citizen after the application date, the condition of living in a family union is not required. Foreigners who acquire Turkish citizenship by marriage shall retain their Turkish citizenship if they have good intentions in marriage. In case the marriage of the foreigner who has gained Turkish citizenship by marriage is decided, the Ministry is asked through the Governor's office whether he will retain his Turkish citizenship. According to Article 16 of Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901: Marriage to a Turkish citizen does not directly confer Turkish citizenship. However, foreigners who have been married to a Turkish citizen for at least three years and whose marriage continues can apply to acquire Turkish citizenship. Applicants in; Living in a family union, Not engaging in any activity incompatible with the Union of marriage, The conditions of not having a state that would constitute an obstacle in terms of national security and public order are sought. If the marriage ends due to the death of the spouse of a Turkish citizen after the application, the conditions in Paragraph (A) of the first paragraph shall not be sought. Foreigners who acquire Turkish citizenship by marriage shall retain their Turkish citizenship if they have good intentions in marriage.

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