Persons with qualifications such as education, salary, experience and professional knowledge, contribution to science and technology, which can be a highly qualified workforce, Persons who can be highly qualified investors, have investment and export level, employment size and can contribute to technological and scientific development, Scientists or researchers who have international achievements in fields such as science, technology and industry and are considered to be beneficial for the interests of the country, Individuals who are successful at the international level in terms of cultural, artistic or sporting activities, Persons who carry out activities in the international arena for the benefit of Turkish culture in matters related to the recognition and national interests of the Republic of Turkey can become Turquoise Card holders. The Turquoise Card is first issued with a 3-year transition period. During this 3-year transition period, if the cardholder does not stay outside of Turkey for more than the period determined by the ministry and the card is not cancelled, the registration of the transition period is canceled upon the application of the card holder and the card is issued indefinitely. It can be done 180 days before the transition period expires or, in any case, before the transition period expires. After this period expires, the application to remove the transition period and to have an indefinite card is rejected and the Turquoise Card becomes invalid.