check if you need a visa to enter the country

Visa information to help you before setting off on your journey to the Kingdom of Lesotho.

Every citizen of a foreign nationality who wishes to visit the Kingdom of Lesotho on any visa category must first obtain a visa. You must check, before commencement of your application, if you need a visa and what type you need.

Entry requirements do change from time to time, so please contact the Kingdom Lesotho embassy/high commission in your local country to verify the current information.

Select your national country by clicking onto the icon flag of your country below. Should a visa be required, then ensure all the necessary documents are in place.

  • A passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page;
  • All documents required for the next destination.
  • Proof of onward/return flights;
  • Proof of sufficient funds;

Citizens of the following countries which have visa abolition agreements with Lesotho do not need a visa to enter the Kingdom of Lesotho. They will be granted an entry permit on arrival which entitles them a stay in the country for 90 days:


Citizens of the following countries which have visa abolition agreements with Lesotho do not need a visa to enter the Kingdom of Lesotho. They will be granted an entry permit on arrival which entitles them a stay in the country for 14 days:

As a visitor planning to travel to the Kingdom of Lesotho, and you are not a citizen of the countries included in the exemption list above, shall require a visa.

Select your national country by clicking onto the icon flag of your country below. Should a visa be required, then ensure all the necessary documents are in place.

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