Frequent question: Do Turkish Cypriots have Turkish citizenship?

Northern Cyprus Citizenship Act
Enacted by Government of Northern Cyprus
Status: Current legislation

Can Turkish Cypriots get Turkish passport?

Turkish Cypriots are also issued with Turkish passports.

Northern Cypriot passport
The front cover of a Northern Cypriot passport with the coat of arms of Northern Cyprus.
Type Passport
Issued by Northern Cyprus
Purpose Identification

Can you go to Turkey with a Cypriot passport?

Greek Cypriots have been travelling from Ercan Airport and can travel now as a tourist to Turkey. It is legal and there are no obstacles at all. It is not compulsory to stamp passports, on arrival at the border passport control, officials can issue a visa on a separate bit of paper.

Do Turkish Cypriots have EU passports?

Turkish Cypriots are considered citizens of the European Union as the EU considers them Cypriot citizens, merely living in a part of Cyprus outside of the control of the Republic of Cyprus. However, seats in the European Parliament are allocated based on the population of both north and south Cyprus together.

Can Turkish citizens live in North Cyprus?

Naturalized Northern Cyprus citizens are persons granted citizenship by the de facto Government of Northern Cyprus, which is recognized only by Turkey.

Northern Cyprus citizenship.

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Northern Cyprus Citizenship Act
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Enacted by Government of Northern Cyprus
Status: Current legislation

Where did Turkish Cypriots come from?

Turkish Cypriots or Cypriot Turks (Turkish: Kıbrıs Türkleri or Kıbrıslı Türkler; Greek: Τουρκοκύπριοι, romanized: Tourkokýprioi) are mostly ethnic Turks originating from Cyprus. Following the Ottoman conquest of the island in 1571, about 30,000 Turkish settlers were given land once they arrived in Cyprus.

Which country is visa free for Turkish citizen?

Visa-free Countries for Turkish Citizens

Kosovo Europe 90 Days
Costa Rica North America 90 Days
Lebanon Asia 90 Days
Madagascar Africa 90 Days

Is Greek passport biometric?

Greek passports are issued exclusively to Greek citizens for the purpose of international travel.

Greek passport
The data page of a contemporary Greek biometric passport
Type Passport
Issued by Greece
First issued 26 August 2006 (current biometric version)

Is Turkish Cyprus Part of EU?

EU Accession

Cyprus entered the European Union with the effects of European Union’s membership suspended for Northern Cyprus. Cyprus acceded to the European Union in 2004. All EU states recognise only the Greek Cypriot, the Republic of Cyprus as the legitimate government of all of Cyprus.

Can I live in the UK with a Cypriot passport?

With Cypriot citizenship our clients can live in any EU country with simplified registration. By agreement between the UK and the European Union, EU citizens permanently living in this country, until December 31, 2020, can easily obtain a UK residence permit, live and work here, while maintaining the EU passport.

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Does Turkey recognize Cyprus?

The United States recognized Cyprus on August 16, 1960. In 1983, a Turkish-controlled area located on the northern section of the island declared its independence, calling itself the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Turkey has been the only country in the world to recognize the TRNC, however.

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