When Oman declared its independence in 1970, Turkey became the first country to recognize Oman's independence. Thus, the foundation of the close relations between the two countries was laid in these years. Especially since those years, Turkey and Oman have maintained friendly relations, and a close relationship has been established between the citizens of the two countries. Every year, many Omani citizens visit Turkey and leave happily. In addition, the number of Omanis who want to become Turkish citizens is not small at all. In this article, we have compiled the information that should be known for Omanis who want to have Turkish citizenship.
There are some options to become a Turkish citizen, apart from citizenship acquired due to lineage and place of birth. Oman citizens can hold Turkish citizenship if the Sultanate of Oman approves the dual citizenship right of Omani citizens. However, sometimes the Republic of Turkey may require individuals to renounce the citizenship of the country of which they are currently a citizen.
Omanis wishing to obtain Turkish citizenship
must have resided in Turkey for five uninterrupted years until they apply
should show with his/her behavior that he/she wants to settle in Turkey.
must not have a dangerous disease
should be responsible and of good moral character
must have a sufficient level of Turkish
must have a job or income to make a living
should not engage in behavior that would endanger national security and society.
Omanis who have been married to a Turkish citizen for 3 years and are still married can apply for Turkish citizenship. If the spouse who is a Turkish citizen dies after the application, the application process will not be adversely affected. It is also possible to have Turkish citizenship through investment. Especially in recent years, there has been a great increase in the number of people who have citizenship through investment. The reason for this increase is that Turkey offers great investment opportunities.
Oman citizens who have made a minimum fixed capital investment of 500,000 USD,
Citizens of Oma who have purchased immovables worth at least 400,000 USD, provided that an annotation is put in the land registry that it will not be sold for three years,
Oman citizens who employ at least 50 people,
Citizens of Oman who have deposited a minimum of 500,000 USD in banks operating in Turkey, on the condition that they keep their deposits for three years,
Citizens of Oman who have purchased government debt instruments of at least 500,000 USD, provided that they are kept for three years.
can apply for Turkish citizenship.
Apart from these
Persons who have or are thought to have extraordinary service to Turkey in the fields of science, technology, economy, sports, culture, and arts,
Persons deemed obligatory to be naturalized,
Persons considered as immigrants
can obtain Turkish citizenship.