Turkey has always been a subject of interest and curiosity for Iranian citizens. Many Iranian citizens visit Turkey frequently. In this article, we have shared information that may be useful for Iranian citizens who want to stay in Turkey permanently. Iranian citizens can obtain Turkish citizenship.
There are some options to become a Turkish citizen, apart from citizenship acquired due to lineage and place of birth. If the Iranian state approves the dual citizenship right of Iranian citizens, Iranian citizens can have Turkish citizenship.
Iranians wishing to obtain Turkish citizenship
must have resided in Turkey for five consecutive years
should make it clear with his/her behavior that he/she wants to settle in Turkey
must not have a dangerous disease
be responsible and of good moral character
must have a sufficient level of Turkish
should have a job or income to make a living
should not engage in behavior that would endanger national security and society.
However, sometimes the Republic of Turkey may require individuals to renounce the citizenship of the country of which they are currently a citizen.
Iranians who have been married to a Turkish citizen for three years and whose marriage continues can apply for Turkish citizenship. If the Turkish citizen spouse dies after the application, the application process will not be adversely affected. It is also possible to have Turkish citizenship through investment.
Iranian citizens who have made a minimum fixed capital investment of 500,000 USD.
Iranian citizens, who have purchased a minimum of 400,000 USD worth of real estate, provided that it is not sold for three years in the land registry.
Iranian citizens who employ at least 50 people
Iranian citizens who have deposited a minimum deposit of 500,000 USD in banks operating in Turkey, provided that they keep the money for a minimum of three years.
Iranian citizens who have purchased government debt securities of at least 500,000 USD on condition that they hold for three years.
can apply for Turkish citizenship.