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Counsular Services

Visa requirements to enter the Kingdom of Lesotho

The hours for VISA consultations and processing is from 09h00 to 12h45 and 14h00 to 15h00. Proof of sufficient funds for support and a copy of a recent bank statement or letter of guarantee from employer. Countries that do not require Visas to enter the Kingdom of Lesotho are Commonwealth Member Countries.

 
 

Countries that require visas to enter Lesotho:

AfghanistanBurkania FasoDomican RepublicIran
AlbaniaBurundiEcuadorIraq
AlgeriaCampbodiaEgyptJordan
AndoraCape verdeEL SalvadorKazakhistan
AngolaCayman IslandsEquatorial GuineaKuwait
ArgentinaCentral Africa RepubilcEriteaKyrgyzstan
ArmeniaChadEstoniaLaos
AzerbaijanChileEthopiaLatvia
BahrainChina(People's Repubilc)Falkland Islandslebanon
BelarusColombiaGabonLiberia
BeninComorosGeorgiaLibya
BermudaCongo(Republic of the Congo)GhanaLiechtenstein
BhutanCosta RicaGreeceLithuania
BoliviaCote D'Ivoire(Ivory Coast)HaitiMacao
Bosnia and HerzegovinaCroatiaHondurasMacedonia
BrazilCubaHungary
British Virgin islandsCyprusIndia
BulgariaDjiboutiIndonesia

Countries that do not require visas to enter Lesotho:

Countries that do not need visa to enter Lesotho and those marked with asterisk, require visa if staying more than 14 days:

Antigua and BarbudaFijiKiribatiSaint Christopher and Nevis
Austria*Finland*Koreasaint Lucia
Australia*France*Luxembourg*Saint vincent and Grenadines
BahamasGambiaMalawiSan Marino
BangladeshGermany*MalaysiaSeychelles
BarbadosGrenadaMaldivesSierra Leone
BelgiumGuyanaMauritiusSingapore
BelizeHongkongMonacoSolomon Islands
BotswanaIcelandNamibiaSouth Africa
BruneiIrelandNauruSpain*
CameronIsraelNetherlands*Sri Lanka
Canada*Italy*new Zealand*
Czech Republic*JamaicaNorway*
Denmark*Japanpapua new Guinea
DominicaKenyaPortugal*

Basotho registration form

All Basotho living in the United Kingdom can register with us our office by downloading Basotho Registration Form here.

Application for a new passport

  • Passport application forms must be filled at the Lesotho High Commssion
  • Two (2) passport size photographs
  • Photocopy of the expired passport
Requirements for e-Passport Application
 
FOR MINOR (below 16 years) applying online
- Prescribed e-passport application form
- Newly introduced birth certificate with security features for children aged below 16 years
- Letter of consent from parent or guardian
- ID card or valid passport of parent or guardian
- Passport fee
 
FOR MINOR (below 16 years) applying offline (applying away from the office)
- Prescribed e-passport application form
- Newly introduced birth certificate with security features for children aged below 16 years
- Letter of consent from parent or guardian
- ID card or valid passport of parent or guardian
- Passport fee
 
FOR ADULTS (16 years and above) applying online
- Prescribed e-passport application form
- Valid Lesotho Identity card
- Ten finger prints
- Digital photo
- Digital signature
- Passport fee
 
FOR ADULTS (16 years and above) applying offline
- Prescribed e-passport application form
- Valid Lesotho Identity card
- Two finger prints (left and right thumbs)
- Two passport sized photos
- Signature
- Passport fee
 
PASSPORT TYPE
- 32 pages Regular passport M400
- 64 pages Regular passport M550
- 32 pages Official passport M400
- 64 pages Official passport M550
- 32 pages Diplomatic passport M400
- 64 pages Diplomatic passport M550
 
SERVICE TYPE
 
Express (3 days delivery) additional fee of M150.00 is payable
 
Special (24 hours delivery) additional fee of M300.00 is payable
 
TSE HLOKAHALANG HO ETSA KOPO EA BUKANA EA HO ETA (PASSPORT):
 
BANA BA KA TLASA LILEMO TSE 16 (BA ETSANG KOPO OFISING)
- Foromo e tlatsitsoeng ea kopo ea bukana ea ho eta e fumanehang liofising tsa libukana tsa ho eta feela
- Lengolo la tumello ea ho nka bukana ea ho eta le tsoang ho motsoali kapa moholisi
- Setsoantso sa mokopi (digital photo)
- Lengolo la tsaolo la mokopi (la sa tsoa kengoa tsebetsong)
- Karete ea boitsebiso kapa bukana ea ho eta ea motsoali kapa moholisi
- Motsoali kapa moholisi a felehetse ngoana ha a etla liofising
- Tefello ea bukana ea ho eta
 
BANA BA KA TLASA LILEMO TSE 16 (BA ETSANG KOPO BA SE OFISING)
- Foromo e tlatsitsoeng ea kopo ea bukana ea ho eta e fumanehang liofising tsa libukana tsa ho eta feela 
- Lengolo la tumello ea ho nka bukana ea ho eta le tsoang ho motsoali kapa moholisi
- Setsoantso se le seng sa mokopi
- Lengolo la tsoalo la mokopi (le sa tsoa kengoa tsebetsong)
- Karete ea boitsebiso kapa bukana ea ho eta ea motsoali kapa moholisi
- Motsoali kapa moholisi a felehetse ngoana ha a etla liofising
- Tefello ea bukana ea ho eta
 
BATHO BA BAHOLO (BA ETSANG KOPO OFISING)
- Foromo e tlatsitsoeng ea kopo ea bukana ea ho eta e fumanehang liofising tsa libukana tsa ho eta feela
- Karete ea boitsebiso ea mokopi
- Menoana e leshome
- Setsoantso sa mokopi (digital photo)
- Tekeno (digital signature)
- Tefello ea bukana ea ho eta
 
BATHO BA BAHOLO (BA ETSANG KOPO KA THOKO HO OFISI)
- Foromo e tlatsitsoeng ea kopo ea bukana ea ho eta e fumanehang liofising tsa libukana tsa ho eta feela
- Karete ea boitsebiso ea mokopi
- Menoana e metona ea matsoho a mabeli
- Setsoantso se le seng sa mokopi
- Tekeno
- Tefello ea bukana ea ho eta
 
MEFUTA EA LIBUKANA TSA HO ETA
REGULAR e (tala) e maqephe a 32 tefiso M400
REGULAR e (tala) e maqephe a 64 tefiso M550
OFFICIAL e (putsoa) e maqephe a 32 tefiso M400
DIPLOMATIC e (khubelu) e maqhephe a 32 tefiso M400
DIPLOMATIC e (khubelu) e maqhephe a 64 tefiso M550
 
MEFUA EA LITSEBELETSO
 
Express (matsatsi a mararo) hona le tefiso ea M150 kaholimo
 
Special (letsatsi le le leng) hona le tefiso ea M300 kaholimo
 
 

Emergency travel document

Emergency Travel Documents are issued in liew of lost passport. The fee is 20 British Pounds.

Police Clearance certificate

In order for one to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate in Lesotho the individual has to be fingerprinted on official finger form at a Police Station in the domicile country. The fingerprint forms should be send to:

  • C.I.S Secretary
  • Police Headquarters
  • P.O. Box 13
  • Maseru 100
  • Lesotho

This form should be accompanied by a copy of a valid passport. A service charge of Thirty Maloti (M30.00) should be paid and the mail should be registered.