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Legal Basis to Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program

Legal Basis to Turkey Citizenship by Investment Program

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Turkey allowed the exceptional acquisition of citizenship based on the Turkish citizenship law, Act No. 5901 as amended, and in the regulations 2016/9601 which were passed by the Council of Ministers on December 2016, the citizenship act states that a person may obtain the Turkish citizenship for providing an outstanding service in the social or economic arena, provided that there are no obstacles with regards to the national security and public order. 

The scope and the amounts of investment were amended in September 2018 through the “Regulations amending the regulation on Implementation of Turkish Citizenship Law”, these amendments have set the latest criteria for applicants to obtain the Turkish citizenship. 

Sources:

Investment Office in Turkey – Acquisition of Citizenship

Investment Office in Turkey – Legal Guide to Investing in Turkey