If you click on this section and select this item for study, you will face with the phrases such as getting a citizen or resident. Who is a citizen? and why getting a Turkish passport can help to improve your life?
citizen is a term that is attributed to the people who have political affiliation with a democratic state and enjoy all human rights and freedoms (civil rights), in accordance with the Constitution and other national laws of that country in democratic states. if a citizen does not live in his/her own country, it still has his legal-political relationship and is protected by the political and legal protection of his country in certain circumstances. a resident is a person who is staying for a certain or indefinite period in a country where there is no legal political relationship (that is, a citizen of that country). In the case of residence, a person must have a permanent or temporary residence permit.
In Turkey, every foreign person has a series of rights. These rights are in line with international law and in parallel with the domestic laws of Turkey. without a doubt, one of the most important rights that a foreigner should enjoy in Turkey is the permission to stay. Legally, a person who decides to reside should be allowed to stay by the local government and apply for the Turkish residence. Anyone who resides in Turkey by the virtue of residence permit may be able to travel between Turkey and other countries without the need to get a visa at any time, and also may renew this permit, without leaving Turkey while the conditions are still satisfied. In this regard, you can find out more about this topic by clicking on “what you need to know about extending the residence permit in Turkey” read the article that we have prepared for you. It’s natural that the residence is obtained by getting a passport, but only having whether permanent or temporary residence does not mean being a citizen. conditions for getting residence permits for foreigners can be found in the article “Residence Permit fees in Turkey (2019)”.