Lesotho e-Visa Application

Lesotho e-Visa: Basic information

Lesotho e-Visa is an electronic visa available online for citizens of over 160 countries after following a quick and intuitive application process.

The eVisa system was introduced by the Lesotho Government in May of 2017 to help improve the visa handling process; thus, making visiting the country more accessible.

There are twoLesotho e-Visa types that each applicant can choose from, one for a single entry and the second one allowing numerous visits.

A single-entry eVisa for Lesotho stays valid for 44 days from issuing, while the multiple-entry one stays effective for 180 days. Both electronic Lesotho visa types can be used for tourism and business purposes.

Applicants should choose the preferred eVisa type and complete the online visa application process within a few minutes on any device with an internet connection. An electronic visa to the Kingdom of Lesotho is then sent directly to the applicant's email box in PDF version.

Travelers can now read on for all the essential information on the Lesotho eVisa and get their visas from home! There are no visits to the Embassy needed, nor waiting in long lines upon arrival!

  • Lesotho e-Visa types

    There are two main e-Visa to Lesotho types that are available in our services. Both can be divided into a single-entry and a multiple-entry permit. Every traveler can choose between atourist and a business online visa

    Tourist e-Visa

    • a single-entry permit: allows one entry into Lesotho for a maximum period of 44 days.
    • a multiple-entry permit: its holders can travel to and within Lesotho numerous times for 180 days.

    Business e-Visa

    • allowing a single entrance for a stay of 44 days.
    • enabling numerous visits to Lesotho within 180 days of validity.

    Please note! No matter what online Lesotho visa type you're applying for, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the planned date of arrival.

  • List of eligible countries

    The following countries can make an online application for the Lesotho visa:

    • Afghanistan
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • American
    • Samoa
    • Andorra
    • Angola
    • Antigua and
    • Barbuda
    • Argentina
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Bahrain
    • Bangladesh
    • Belarus
    • Belgium
    • Benin
    • Bhutan
    • Bolivia
    • Bosnia and
    • Herzegovina
    • Brazil
    • Bulgaria
    • Burkina Faso
    • Burundi
    • Cambodia
    • Cameroon
    • Canary
    • Islands
    • Cape Verde
    • Central
    • African Republic
    • Chad
    • Chile
    • China
    • Christmas
    • Island (AW)
    • Cocos
    • (Keeling) Islands (AW)
    • Colombia
    • Comoros
    • Congo
    • Congo
    • (Democratic Republic)
    • Costa Rica
    • Cote
    • d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
    • Croatia
    • Cuba
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Czechoslovakia
    • Denmark
    • Djibouti
    • Dominican
    • Republic
    • East Timor
    • Ecuador
    • Egypt
    • El Salvador
    • England
    • Equatorial
    • Guinea
    • Eritrea
    • Estonia
    • Eswatini
    • (Swaziland)
    • Ethiopia
    • Finland
    • France
    • French
    • Polynesia (FR)
    • Gabon
    • Georgia
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Guatemala
    • Guinea
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Hong Kong
    • (SAR)
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Italy
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Korea, North
    • (DPR)
    • Korea, South
    • Kosovo
    • Kuwait
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Laos
    • Latvia
    • Lebanon
    • Lesotho
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Macao
    • Macau (SAR)
    • Macedonia
    • Macedonia
    • (North)
    • Madagascar
    • Mali
    • Malta
    • Marshall
    • Islands
    • Mauritania
    • Mexico
    • Micronesia
    • Moldova
    • Monaco
    • Mongolia
    • Montenegro
    • Morocco
    • Mozambique
    • Myanmar
    • (Burma)
    • Nepal
    • Netherlands
    • Nevis
    • New
    • Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Nicaragua
    • Niger
    • Nigeria
    • Northern
    • Ireland
    • Northern
    • Mariana Islands
    • Norway
    • Oman
    • Pakistan
    • Palau
    • Palestinian
    • Territories
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Philippines
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Qatar
    • Romania
    • Russian
    • Federation
    • Rwanda
    • Sao Tome and
    • Principe
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Scotland
    • Senegal
    • Serbia
    • Serbia And
    • Montenegro
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Somalia
    • South Sudan
    • Spain
    • Sudan
    • Suriname
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Syria
    • Taiwan
    • Tajikistan
    • Thailand
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Turkey
    • Turkmenistan
    • Ukraine
    • United Arab
    • Emirates
    • Uruguay
    • Uzbekistan
    • Venezuela
    • Vietnam
    • Western Sahara
    • Yemen

    The following countries can enter Lesotho visa-free for 14 days:

    • Belgium
    • Czech
    • Republic
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Iceland
    • Italy
    • Luxembourg
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • South Korea
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • Spain

    Should you need a more extended trip to Lesotho, an online visa is required. Apply for your entry permit using our services to grant yourself a stress-free travel!

  • Lesotho e-Visa application form

    Choose the online Lesotho visa type (a tourist or a business one) and collect the necessary documents described in the 'Required Documents' section. Make sure you have them on hand while applying. Next, it's time to start the process of applying!

    Online application guide for the Lesotho e-Visa:

    • Use the panel on the left, select the purpose of your travel and click 'Apply online.' Provide your data and attach the required documents in the application form.
    • Choose one of the several online payment methods to cover the online visa fees.
    • Check your email address. Each applicant will receive a confirmation number that can be used to check the status of their processing e-Visa. Later on, the approved online visa to Lesotho is delivered directly to the applicant's email box.

    TIP! To ensure a quick and successful approval, check the completed application form thoroughly. Make sure it does not contain any mistakes or misinformation to avoid delays or any problems with the processing of your electronic visa to Lesotho.

  • Validity period

    The single-entry online visas stay valid for 44 days from arrival in Lesotho.

    Both multiple-entry permits are valid for 180 days and allow its' holders to travel to and within the Kingdom of Lesotho numerous times. The stay can be prolonged with this electronic visa type.

    Please note! Your passport must not expire for a minimum of 6 months starting from the planned date of arrival.

  • Requirements on arrival

    Every traveler should have two essential documents on hand while on their trip to Lesotho to present to the customs officials upon arrival. To enter Lesotho without any issues, ensure that you have the following:

    • a printed e-Visa
    • a valid passport (for a minimum of six months from arriving)  
  • Lesotho e-Visa Sample

    The following document is the Lesotho e-Visa sample. Take a look at it to get more information on how the delivered entry permit may look like.

    Lesotho e-Visa

Required Documents

The online visa requirements differ according to the type of entry permit you choose. Each applicant should prepare the documents described in this section to ensure their application will be successfully approved.

Tourist e-Visa:

  • a valid passport that will not expire for the next 6 months from the planned arrival date
  • applicant's passport should have at least 2 blank pages
  • a photograph of the applicant's face (you can use your phone or a PC camera to take it)
  • proof of having travel insurance
  • a yellow fever certificate (applicable to travelers coming from the infected areas, where HIV/AIDS is prevalent)

Business e-Visa:

  • a business license and documentation to validate the business trip
  • current bank statements and copy of the travel insurance
  • a business itinerary that includes accommodation
  • copy of the applicant's employer letter or a letter of invitation from the Lesotho company
  • all business travelers must register within the Directorate of Immigration. (7 days before arrival, applicants have to present a valid passport and a nationality verification)
  • a yellow fever certificate (applicable to travelers coming from the infected areas, where HIV/AIDS is prevalent)

Please note! Every document provided for business travel in a language different from English must have an official English translation.

Important information

  • each traveler must have a separate online visa to enter Lesotho
  • to make a successful application, the applicant's passport must stay valid for at least 6 months from the arrival date
  • prepare the necessary documents and ensure you meet all of the requirements before applying
  • each applicant must have at least two blank pages in their passport upon arrival
  • The electronic Lesotho visa must be printed out and taken on the travel for customs officials to control it
  • You can prolong your stay with a business e-Visa to Lesotho

Benefits of Evisa Express

  • Easy application process There are three easy steps to get your e-Visa to Lesotho. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team
  • Qualified team of expertsA qualified team double-checks each application to ensure successful approval
  • Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

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FAQ about Lesotho e-Visa

  • What is the Lesotho e-Visa?

    Lesotho e-Visa is an electronic entry permit that allows its holders to enter the Kingdom of Lesotho for both business travel and tourism purposes. Visa applications can be completed entirely online within just a few minutes. Apply and get yours delivered straight to your email box!

  • How to check the electronic Lesotho visa validity online?

    To check your electronic Lesotho visa validity period, contact our support team available to you in case of any issues, doubts, or questions. Have your online visa confirmation number on hand while contacting our team. Or simply log in to your account and check the status yourself.

  • How to apply for the Lesotho visa online?

    Both travel Lesotho online visas, tourist and business ones have different requirements to meet. First, check if your country is listed as eligible and prepare the necessary documents. Then, choose the purpose of your travel and provide your data and attach the documents to the application form. Lastly, cover the e-Visa fees and check your inbox!

  • How long does it take to get the Lesotho online visa?

    To ensure a quick and positive e-Visa approval and travel to the Kingdom of Lesotho, check if all the data provided in an online form was correct. Remember that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the arrival date. Online Lesotho visa processing time may take up to 72 hours (3 business days).

  • How will I receive the Lesotho e-Visa?

    All passport holders who have completed the process of applying will receive their electronic visa at the email address provided in the application form. Make sure to put an email that you have access to. Lesotho e-Visa arrives in PDF version. Print it out and take it to the airport to present it to the customs officials.

  • What is an online business visa to Lesotho?

    This online Lesotho visa allows its' holders to stay in the country for either 44 days once or have numerous trips within 180 days. Nationals from the eligible countries can enter Lesotho for business purposes using this type of entry permit. Negotiate future contracts, invest, make new deals, or attend a conference, seminar, or a meeting.

  • How long is an e-Visa for Lesotho good for?

    The validity period depends on which online visa type you choose. All passport holders can choose between an e-Visa for a single entrance and a multiple-entry one. With a single entrance, travelers can stay in Lesotho for 44 days. Numerous entries permits allow us to travel numerous times within 180 days (6 months).

  • Which countries can visit Lesotho using an e-Visa?

    The e-Visa to enter Lesotho is available to hundreds of countries. If you have a valid passport and meet other requirements, check if your country is listed as eligible in the 'List of Eligible Countries' section. Then, spare just a few minutes to complete the applciation process online!

  • Is it easy to get a Lesotho visa online?

    Applying online could not be easier. You can make an application from home or any other place. With a valid passport and upon meeting the necessary criteria, all applicants can complete the process of applying within a few minutes on any working device. The electronic Lesotho visa will be delivered to your email box within 72 hours or less.

  • What documents do I need for the Lesotho e-Visa?

    No matter which e-Visa type you're making application plans for, all future Lesotho visitors need the following documents: a valid passport that will not expire for the next 6 months from the arrival date, travel insurance, a certificate of yellow fever (if you're coming from an infected area, where HIV/AIDS is prevalent). There are several more requirements to meet, which differ depending on the selected type.

  • How to know if the Lesotho online visa is cancelled?

    Should your online visa to Lesotho be denied, you will be notified via email. Our support team is available to all nationals and offers help with resolving such issues. Do not hesiate to contact us via email or phone to get further information!

  • Do you need an electronic visa to go to Lesotho?

    All nationals coming from countries that need an electronic visa to go to Lesotho must have a valid one to cross the country's border. Remember that you have to print out your entry permit and present it upon control of the customs officials when arriving.

  • How can I get an online visa for Lesotho?

    An online visa is required to travel to Lesotho for both tourism and business purposes. Use our services and let the professionals handle your e-Visa for you. All you have to do is prepare the necessary documents and make an online application, following an easy, three-step process!

Three easy steps to get Lesotho e-Visa

  • Apply online Fill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
  • Fill out the remaining required information and make an online payment We accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
  • Check your email Once your payment is confirmed, the e-Visa will be sent to the email address provided in your application.
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