Turkish citizenship by hiring 50 workers

Recently, Turkey is the best investment destination for many foreigners wishing to obtain a new citizenship, due to its distinguished strategic location, and the diversity of the Turkish market, which opens the doors for investment in various fields for those wishing to do so, and after we talked about several ways to obtain Turkish citizenship under the amendment that was introduced On the law on granting Turkish citizenship, which was published in the Official Gazette on 09/19/2018, we will discuss in this article how to obtain Turkish citizenship by employing 50 Turkish citizens, after the condition was previously 100 citizens.

In order for the investor to be able to apply for citizenship, he must have established a legal company in Turkey and fulfill the conditions required by law to apply for Turkish citizenship

Conditions for obtaining Turkish citizenship by employing 50 Turkish employees:

  1. Having a residence permit in accordance with subparagraph (j) of the first paragraph of Article 31 of the Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458.

  2. The existence of a residence permit "turquoise card", which gives its foreign holders the right to reside and work permanently, and not have to renew the residence every year.

  3. Registration of employees in the Turkish Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services

  4. A pledge not to reduce the number of 50 Turkish employees for a period of 3 years, and here the Turkish government grants you within this decision the right to obtain Turkish citizenship.

  5. Pay all estimated costs due to hire 50 employees over the three years.

  6. Obtaining the necessary permissions from the Turkish Ministry of Labor to apply for the Turkish citizenship file for the investor, his wife and children under the age of eighteen.

  7. The absence of an obstacle that threatens the Turkish national security of the applicant

  8. The Turkish Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services determines foreigners who have provided employment opportunities for 50 Turkish citizens, to grant them Turkish citizenship, by a decision of the President within the scope of subparagraph (b) of the first paragraph, Article 12 of Law No. 5901.

After the investor fulfills these conditions, the application must be submitted along with the necessary documents:

  1. Application petition signed by the real foreign person of the applicant with signature.

  2. The signature statement is taken from the notary of the applicant.

  3. A copy of the passport.

  4. The commercial register that shows the capital shares of companies or partnership that employs a number of employees not less than 50 Turkish citizens in the total number of employees and the commercial registration certificate of the business.

  5. The current list of employees dated at the workplace is taken from the system of the Social Security Institution, which shows the list of insured persons employed at the workplace.

  6. A report submitted by the Revenue Administration System in Turkey to clarify the tax liability status of the intended place of business or intended business premises, whether the applicant is the owner or partner.

  7. An official letter from the Directorate of the Turkish Social Security Institution, showing through this letter the social security premiums in the workplace and the debt situation, or the workplace concerned, whether the applicant is the owner or partner.

  8. A written statement of whether the company has been fined within the past six months, and if payment has been made, the relevant documents must be attached.

After the previous conditions and papers are met, the application is submitted to the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services, which in turn evaluates the application to ensure that all the required conditions and papers are met. After that, the applicant and the Ministry of Interior are informed of the evaluation result.

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