Regardless of its type, obtaining a residence permit in Turkey necessitates the assistance of an expert or a consultant to guide you through the procedures and conditions that must be met in order to obtain the permit. However, a permanent residence permit is distinct from all other residence permits in Turkey for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is that permanent residency grants its holder complete access to all of the rights that a Turkish citizen enjoys, with the exception of the ability to run for elections, vote, and apply for public office.
Before explaining how to acquire a permanent residency in Turkey, let us first provide a quick overview of the various types of residencies in Turkey, and then focus on permanent residency in particular, as well as the requirements and paperwork necessary to obtain it, including the cost, as well as the benefits enjoyed by the permanent residency holder.
it is a temporary (short-term) residence permit that is renewed every year or two, depending on the length of time it has been issued.
it is a residency issued to anybody who wants to purchase property in Turkey . The best part about this type of permits is that Turkish citizenship can be earned after five consecutive years of renewal.
it is issued to plants and business owners or workers, and Turkish citizenship can be obtained based on it after five consecutive years of renewal.
it is granted to students in Turkish schools and colleges. It can be renewed every year or two, depending on the permitted time.
it issued to those who are unable to remain in their home country owing to security concerns, deportation, or other considerations.
it is granted through Turkish nationals to their foreign spouses of other nationalities, and it is possible to petition for Turkish citizenship through it after three continuous years of marriage.
it is a temporary residency awarded to anybody who purchases a property worth $400,000 or deposits $500,000 in a bank account. It is valid until the individual asking for it receives a naturalization decision.
it is awarded to people who want to live in Turkey for a long time and have been there for at least 8 years, making it one of the greatest forms of residence in Turkey for long-term residents.
According to a decision released by the Turkish government in early 2017, permanent residency in Turkey began to be given, which has facilitated the affairs of many foreigners who have lived on Turkish land for a long time, especially in light of various obstacles that needed official documents such as Turkish identification.
There are no set costs for permanent residence permits in Turkey, as dues fluctuate at the start of each new year due to rate changes and tax numbers in general based on inflation rates in Turkey.
However, as of now, the expenses by the beginning of 2022 are as follows:
Note: The permit is revoked if the bearer of a permanent residence permit in Turkey has spent more than one year outside of Turkey without interruption, with the exception of specific health conditions, education, and mandatory public duty in the resident's country of origin.
There are various reasons that may result in the rejection of permanent residency in Turkey or invalidate it once it is obtained, which mainly include but not limited to:
Permanent residence permit in Turkey takes about the same amount of time as other residence permits. The Immigration Department transfers the file to the Evaluation Department in Ankara, where it is analyzed and the requisite paperwork and the applicant's record are checked for a period of at least one month and up to ninety days. The outcome will thereafter be either rejection or approval.
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