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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Kadirbeyoglu, Zeynep

Published: December 2009 - Latest Update: November 2012

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Kadirbeyoglu, Zeynep

Published: February 2013

Country expert(s)

Kadirbeyoglu, Zeynep

Current citizenship law

Law No. 5901/2009 Turkish Citizenship Law LANGUAGE: uk


Kanun No. 5901/2009 Türk Vatandaşlığı Kanunu LANGUAGE: Turkey

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Turkey domestic case law
International and European case law Turkey International and European case law
Citizenship statistics N/A
Citizenship News

Turkish citizenship-by-investment for real estate purchases of 1 million USD, or investments of 1 million USD

Turkey issues a decree to withdraw citizenship of suspects staying abroad

German and Austrian politicians target Turkish dual citizens

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship