- July 27, 2020
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- Category: Blog
The question which documents do I need for Turkish Citizenship application? is one of the first questions asked by the clients after the determination of Turkish Citizenship. Generally, the online resources share a list of documents to help the potential clients. However, it is not sufficient to clarify the process. Since the documents are one of the most important elements for the application, it is better to analyze the document collection process more deeply.
We will at first share a list, however secondly, each type of the document will be explained step by step.
Requested documents for citizenship application by investors
1- Bank receipts showing the transfer of 250.000-USD from buyer to seller for the purchase of the property
2- Photocopy of title deed of real estate subject to citizenship application
3- Power of attorney from investor and the spouse for the citizenship application process
4- 5 biometric photos of investor and 3 biometric photos of his/her spouse
5- Notary certified passport translations of investor, his/her spouse and children under 18 years old
6- The certificates which show marital status
7- Birth certificates of investor, his/her spouse and children under 18 years
8- Photocopies of residential permits for those who have residential permit, if not available, photocopies of the page with seal of the last entry to turkey, visa page.
9- Tax number of the investor
The above documents are the whole list required for the citizenship process however some of the documents can be generated in Turkey the others required to be brought by the client, now at the below heading we will differentiate this.
Which Documents Do Client Require to Obtain for Turkish Citizenship by Investment Application?
The item-6 the certificates which show marital status and the item 7 birth certificates of investor, his/her spouse and children under 18 years should be obtained by the applicant.
Some countries such as Pakistan has a document type defined as “Family Registration Certificate” covers both marital status and birth. In such case, the application can be completed with this document. However, it is always advised to cross check the documents with an expert.
The marital status document is a type of document which shows that the applicant is married or single. Either status should be proved by a document, which shows the spouse and the date of the marriage.
One of the most important elements for the question of “Which Documents Do I Need for Turkish Citizenship Application? “ is the attestation of the documents before the submission. The marital status document and birth certificates are required to be attested at first by the foreign affairs ministry of the country of the origin and the should be notarized by Turkish Consulate.
The Power of Attorney For the Applicant
In order to follow up the Turkish Citizenship on behalf of the applicant a Power of Attorney should be given from the applicant and spouse to a lawyer. Such power of attorney should be either notarized by notary public in Turkey or Turkish Consulate. If the applicant and spouse are planning to visit Turkey in such case its more economic and easier to obtain Power of Attorney from notary public in Turkey
Some of the applicants do visit Turkey alone without their family member in such case the Power of Attorney for the spouse should be notarized at Turkish Consulate.
Sample family for the required documents for Turkish Citizenship
Mr. Ahmad from Saudi Arabia has one wife and 2 children below 18 years old. He is planning to visit Turkey for Turkish Citizenship application. He asks the question Which Documents Do I Need for Turkish Citizenship Application?
For Mr. Ahmad: Birth Certificate and Marriage Certificate, both documents should be attested at first Foreign Affairs Ministry of Saudi Arabia and then Turkish Consulate in Saudi Arabia. Because Mr. Ahmad is visiting Turkey he can give the Power of Attorney through notary public in Turkey. Also, he can notarize his passport in Notary Public in Turkey.
Wife of Mr. Ahmad: She is not planning to visit Turkey along with Mr. Ahmad. However, she will be added to Turkish Citizenship Program. In that case, her birth certificate should be attested at first Foreign Affairs Ministry of Saudi Arabia and then Turkish Consulate in Saudi Arabia. Bcause she is not visiting Turkey she should notarize a Power of Attorney from Turkish Consulate in Saudi Arabia. Also, because she is not visiting Turkey, her passport copy should be notarized in Turkish Consulate in Saudi Arabia.
Children: As similar to parents, birth certificates should be attested at first Foreign Affairs Ministry of Saudi Arabia and then Turkish Consulate in Saudi Arabia.The children do not need to give power of attorney. However, if they are visiting Turkey their passports should be notarized in notary public in Turkey otherwise Turkish Consulate in Saudi Arabia.
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