Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship for Greek Citizens
There are procedures to be followed and documents to be prepared by Greek citizens who want to work in any institution/company in Turkey, obtain a residence permit accordingly, and acquire the citizenship of the Republic of Turkey after a certain period of time. We are aware of how difficult this process, which is often long, complicated and tiring, for foreigners who do not know Turkey well and cannot speak or understand Turkish well, and Turkish employers who want to employ these foreigners in their organization.
As InForeigner, we are ready in every way to assist you in these processes with our experienced experts.
InForeigner experts provide consultancy services to foreigners you wish to work with, regarding the official applications to be made to the relevant ministries and institutions, the documents to be submitted during these applications, the procedures to be carried out and the steps to be followed so that they can reside and work in Turkey without any problem.
Information on the processes to be followed and the documents to be prepared in order to acquire Turkish citizenship are given below. Information on work permit and residence permit can be found in other tabs.
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ACQUISITION OF TURKISH CITIZENSHIP
Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship by Birth
Turkish citizenship acquired by birth is automatically acquired on the basis of lineage or place of birth. Citizenship acquired by birth takes effect from the moment of birth.
A child born within or outside of Turkey from a Turkish citizen mother/father in a marriage union is a Turkish citizen.
A child born out of wedlock to a Turkish citizen mother and a foreign father is a Turkish citizen.
A child born outside the marriage union of a Turkish citizen father and a foreign mother acquires Turkish citizenship if the procedures and principles that ensure the establishment of of lineage are met.
Place of Birth
A child born in Turkey who cannot acquire citizenship of any country by birth due to foreign parents is a Turkish citizen from birth.
A child who has been in Turkey is deemed to have been in Turkey unless proven otherwise.
Conditions of Subsequent Acquisition of Turkish Citizenship
For foreigners who want to acquire Turkish citizenship following conditions must be met:
In addition to the above-mentioned conditions, foreigners who want to acquire Turkish citizenship may also be required to renounce their state citizenship. The determination of the principles regarding the use of this discretion is under the authority of the Council of Ministers.
The following files are rejected:
The files of those whose status is stated below are rejected by the governorships of the place of residence where the application is made: