Which Members of My Family Can Get Turkish Citizenship by Investment Programmes?

As it was explained in earlier articles the family members of the investor can be added to Turkish Citizenship programme along with the main applicant. Though this is the general principle, it is not clear that “Which Members of My Family Can get Turkish Citizenship by Investment Programmes?. Some of the applicants of Turkish Citizenship by Investment Programme wish to add their parents to the programme. Some of them have more than one wife which is not legitimate by Turkish law however legitimate in some countries. Additionally, the children of some applicants of Turkish Citizenship program are nearly 18 years. Such situation is quite sensitive for the success of the application, therefore should be analysed carefully.

In this article we will analayse the answer of all those questions. Please feel free to contact us over info@fo-consultancy.com

Can My Wife Get Turkish Citizenship Over My Investment

Yes, if the marriage is proven with marriage certificate, the spouse of the main applicant can apply Turkish Citizenship.

Can My Children be Added to Turkish Citizenship Programme ?

Yes, the children of main applicant can be added to Turkish Citizenship programme. However, there is an age threshold for this application. According to the law, the children of the main applicant younger than 18 years old can be added to Turkish Citizenship Programme ?

Can My Children Over 18 Year be Added to Turkish Citizenship Programme?

No, the children over 18 years old cannot be added to programme.  However, as a solution for living together residency options

Can my Parents Get Turkish Citizenship over my Investment?

Simple answer for this question is “No”. However, similar to children over 18 years old residency options can be considered for living Turkey

I am Divorced and My Children is Under the Custody of My Wife/(or vice versa) can I add my Children to Turkish Citizenship Programme

Yes, you can add your children under the custody of your spouse to the programme. However, for this the written consent of the spouse is required. Besides, such consent should be either notarized or apostilled. Please, reach us for the draft of the consent.

One of My Children is Nearly 18 Years Old Can I Add Him /Her to Turkish Citizenship Programme

As it is explained above, the children of main applicant below 18 years old are eligible for Turkish Citizenship programme. However, the above question is very sensitive as at which stage s/he below 18 years old ? The process of Turkish citizenship starting from the application and the approval of citizenship may take approximately 4-5 months. The children of the main applicant should be under 18 years old at the time of the approval. Which means, if less than 4-5 months remain for being 18 years old for the relevant children, the acceptance of such application will be at risk.

I have More Than One Wife Can I Add Them to Turkish Citizenship Programme

Under Turkish law polygamy (more than one marriage) is not allowed. However, in some jurisdictions it is allowed. In such case,  more than one wife can be added to programme however the spouse status of the second spouse is terminated once Turkish Citizenship is obtained.

In this article we spent effort to find the answer of “Which Members of My Family Can Get Turkish Citizenship by Investment Programmes?” please ask your further questions which is not covered under this article.



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