consular services for foreign nationals

Every citizen of a foreign country who wishes to visit the Kingdom of Lesotho on any visa category must first obtain a visa through the Lesotho e-visa system. Citizens of countries that have visa abolition agreements with Lesotho and citizens of some Commonwealth countries are exempt from this rule.

introducing, general requirements for the Kingdom of Lesotho Entry Visa.

The information below, supported by a non-exhaustive list of the frequently asked questions, provides visa requirements for entry into the country for various purposes.

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Important Notice to all Visitors to our website.

Please be formally advised to proceed with caution online. The only official Kingdom of Lesotho’s website for ALL online VISA applications is the Lesotho e-VISA. The platform is managed and operated by the Immigration department, under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The platform can only be found at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.ls/e-visa

You’re strongly advised to treat any other websites purporting to offer, Kingdom of Lesotho online VISA applications as fraudulent. The Ministry of Home Affairs, under the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho shall neither be liable for any payments made nor any inconvenience caused to applicants submitting their applications via such fraudulent websites.

The Kingdom of Lesotho Visa and Entry Requirements General Information

The control of movement of people into and out of the Kingdom of Lesotho is facilitated by the Immigration office, under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Some countries’ nationals require entry visa to visit the Kingdom of Lesotho. Without this permit travellers will not be allowed to enter the country. It is therefore important to check as a traveller whether your country falls under this category.



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Understand your purpose of visit before you commence an application for an appropriate visa for entry into the Kingdom of Lesotho.

Always check your application form before submission, to ensure all details are correct. Ensure that you’ve provided all required documents in support of your application. An incomplete or incorrect application can delay your visa approval process.

Please avoid submitting multiple applications at the same time as this can slow the process in the system. If travelling as a family or group, ensure that your respective visas are submitted as one application per person, including children.

The Home Affairs office in the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho can help should you require further assistance on information that’s not readily available on the website.




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