The advantages of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey
The countries of Turkey and Northern Cyprus are two countries close to Iran, and many people choose these countries as their destination for emigrating and continuing their lives due to the difficult economic conditions prevailing in the country. Both countries are popular destinations for Iranians to emigrate and live abroad due to good economic conditions, low cost of living and education, safe environment, very good weather, and most importantly, easy conditions for obtaining visas and obtaining residence. Some people choose Northern Cyprus to immigrate and obtain residence due to a series of conditions and superiority in some aspects compared to Turkey. For this reason, in this article, we are going to examine the reasons for the superiority and advantage of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey from several perspectives.
Migration to Northern Cyprus or Turkey?
These two countries have many similarities, one of the reasons for which is that Northern Cyprus is under the supervision and support of the Turkish government. Northern Cyprus is a small and safe country and very suitable for immigration and living. The currency of both countries is the Turkish Lira, and a large percentage of its people are Muslims. But these two countries, despite all the similarities, have some differences in some aspects, which are the advantages of Northern Cyprus over Turkey, which we will examine further.
An advantage of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey is the embassy and visa process. To immigrate to Turkey, people must go through the process of obtaining a visa and obtain a visa related to their type of immigration to enter this country. If the North Cyprus visa is of the airport type and the person can apply for a visa after entering the territory of this country and at the airport.
Those interested in continuing their studies in the universities of Cyprus do not need to obtain a language degree. The cost of studying in Northern Cyprus and Turkey is lower than studying in European universities, and even in Cyprus you can study at a lower cost than in Turkey and based on the American education system. An advantage of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey is that students can cover from 25 to 100 percent of student fees using scholarships.
In terms of working conditions, these two countries are at a similar level, and people can work in both countries by finding an employer and inviting them to work. The only difference between these two countries in terms of working conditions, which is the advantage of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey, is the average income and salary, which is 5000 liras per month in Turkey and 7200 liras per month in Northern Cyprus.
The advantage of North Cyprus compared to Turkey in terms of buying property is that you need less investment to buy property in North Cyprus. There is no minimum property purchase requirement for obtaining residency in Northern Cyprus.
One of the things that makes the difference between living in Northern Cyprus and Turkey is the cost of living in these two countries. The daily cost of living in both countries is lower than in other Mediterranean and European countries. But the advantage of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey is that the cost of living in this country is lower than Turkey. The currency of both countries is the Turkish lira, and given that the average monthly income of people in Northern Cyprus is higher than in Turkey, the lower day-to-day costs make Northern Cyprus a better choice for immigration and living. One of the daily costs of living, which is renting an apartment, is between 15 and 20% lower in Northern Cyprus than in Turkey.
Turkey and Northern Cyprus are two countries in the Mediterranean basin, which are popular destinations for Iranians to emigrate and live abroad due to good economic conditions and suitable facilities for living, working and studying. These two countries, which are geographically close to Iran, have many kinship ties with Iran, which makes the conditions for the life of Iranian citizens favorable there. Northern Cyprus, which is a country supported by Turkey, has many similarities with Turkey in various aspects of economy, education, work, climate, and living expenses, but in some aspects, it has differences that are considered as an advantage of Northern Cyprus compared to Turkey. These differences have become a factor that has made Northern Cyprus a better destination for immigration than Turkey in many ways.