ECONOMIC CITIZENSHIP PROGRAM TURKEY - BENEFITS
Turkey is not an EU candidate country. It will probably never come to EU membership, the same as with Moldova.
Furthermore, several countries have problems with nationalities such as Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan and others, which are not accepted. Turkey, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia are for example are open to these nationalities. Turkey offers the investment in Real Estates, in Moldova it is a donation, almost at the same level. However, with Moldova Passport visa you can freely travel to all Schengen countries. This does not work with the Turkish passport!
- Your wife / husband and children under 18 years old can acquire citizenship together with you at the same time.
- When you apply for citizenship, you are not required to declare your assets or income that you currently have in other countries.
- You do not have to have lived continuously in Turkey for a certain period to become eligible for citizenship. You can continue to live abroad and apply for citizenship as soon as you get the residence permit.
- You can travel to many countries without the need to follow a cumbersome visa application process.
- Many of these countries allow Turkish citizens to stay 30 to 90 days without any visa requirement and also some countries grant visas upon arrival or issue electronic visas upon online application.
- The Visa Liberalization Dialogue, the aim of which is to grant Turkish citizens visa-free travel right to Schengen countries, between Turkey and the EU, was launched in 2013. Once achieved, further 26 European countries will be added to the list of 102 countries where Turkish citizens can already travel freely.
- The average time frame for an application is 30 - 60 days. Successful applicants receive full citizenship of the Republic of Turkey by decision of the Government of Turkey, and can apply for a passport immediately afterwards. Passports are issued within a few days.
- The grant of citizenship is not reported to any other country, as it falls within the Government provisions relating to privacy/official secrets.
- GCI helps to speed up the process, helps with registration and can process everything in advance in your order. You only have to come for the register and fingerprint.