New opportunities to become a Turkish citizen have been come into force with the “Regulation on Amending the Regulation on the Implementation of Turkish Citizenship Law”, which was published on the Official Gazette no. 29946 on January 12, 2017.
New regulations ease the acquisition of Turkish citizenship for foreigners, which used to be acquired through birth, decision of the competent authorities and right to vote before the new amendments. With the new amendment at 19.09.2018 also financial obligations lightened. Current regulations are as follow: