Turkish citizenship in not automatically acquired by marriage to a Turkish citizen. You have to have been married to a Turkish citizen for at least three years.

Applying for Turkish citizenship

• You must be living within the unity of marriage,
• abstaining from acts incompatible with the unity of marriage,
• having no quality constituting an obstacle in respect of national security and public order.
• You need to have a good grasp of the Turkish language, you will be interviewed to test this

In case of divorce the marriage, foreigners who acquired Turkish citizenship by marriage shall keep Turkish citizenship provided they had entered into marriage in good faith.

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