eVisa To Lesotho

Since May 2017, foreign travelers can get electronic visas without visiting the embassy or consulate in person. You don’t have to wait in long queues waiting for your turn or booking the appointment for stressful visa interviews. Run your Internet-accessed working device and enjoy your eVisa obtained within minutes.

What is eVisa To Lesotho?

eVisa to Lesotho is an online visa that works as an alternative to a regular visa. You can visit Lesotho for short-term tourism, business-related trips, family visits, etc.
eVisa can be obtained from the comfort of your home and the process is much faster than the application for a regular visa. You can select from the available options of eVisa depending on your travel needs. After completing the application, your eVisa is sent to your email address within 72 hours.
The government of Lesotho has issued the eligible countries list for getting eVisa. If you are a citizen of any eligible country, you qualify for the electronic visa to Lesotho.

How to apply for eVisa to Lesotho?

Click the ‘Online application form’ button and check it yourself that obtaining a visa authorization has never been this easy! You are only 3 steps away from getting your visa: enter your personal and travel details, pay eVisa fee, and check your email inbox. As simple as that!

Application form for evisa to Lesotho
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Enter your passport data and other necessary information

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Choose one of the available online payment options and cover the fee

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As soon as your request has been positively processed, e-visa in a PDF file will reach your inbox

Visa Lesotho

Lesotho eVisa Types

Travelers can choose from two Lesotho e-Visa types. Both of them can be issued either as single-entry or multiple-entry permits. The available e-Visa to Lesotho types are as follows:
Business e-Visa

  • single-entry eVisa: allows a single 44-day stay
  • multiple-entry eVisa: allows numerous entries to the country; issued for 6 months

Tourist e-Visa

  • a single-entry eVisa: allows a single 44-day stay
  • multiple-entry eVisa: allows numerous entries to the country; issued for 6 months

Important note: Whether you apply for a tourist or business e-Visa, single-entry or multiple-entry type, you always need to be a holder of a passport that will remain valid for at least 6 months following the date of your intended entry to Lesotho.

eVisa To Lesotho Validity

The validity of eVisa to Lesotho varies depending on the type of visa you’ve applied for. Here are the details of validity for single-entry and multiple-entry eVisas:

  • A single-entry permit is valid for 90 days (3 months) from the date of issuance. Once the visa holder arrives in Lesotho, the allowed period of stay is 44 days.
  • A multiple-entry eVisa has a validity period of 180 days(six months). You can visit Lesotho several times during these six months.
Lesotho eVisa


Before you start your application process to get an eVisa to Lesotho, you must fulfill the following eVisa requirements:

  • You must hold a valid passport with at least six months remaining validity.
  • A valid means of online payment
  • An active email address to get the approved eVisa there as well as to follow the progress of your application
  • You must be a citizen of one of the countries that qualify for online application for eVisa
  • You need to have an Internet-connected electronic device, e.g. laptop, tablet, etc. to submit an online application

What do I need ?
Necessary documents:

  • Passport
    Provide your passport data required in the application form.
  • Credit Card
    Prepare your credit card to pay e-Visa fee.
  • Email Address
    Enter your active email address.

Application Form and Required Documents

Once you’ve checked that your nationality qualifies you for the online application for eVisa to Lesotho, start your visa application process. Filling out the application form will take only a few minutes, and you’ll be asked to submit certain information and attach a few required documents.
What to expect in the application form?

  • You must give details about your planned arrival and departure
  • Details related to your profile (age, gender, citizenship, place of birth, date of birth, etc)
  • Passport details (issuing country, expiration date, issuance date, passport number, etc)
  • Travel-related details

Here is the simple guide on how to complete your online application:

  1. Fill the application form carefully by entering the data in the online form. Carefully check if you have entered the correct information. Attach the additional documents depending on the type of eVisa you apply for. Submit your application.
  2. Pay the visa fee using one of the available methods of online payment.
  3. You will receive your confirmation code via email address. Make sure you already have it. You will receive your eVisa via your email address within three business days.

Business e-Visa to Lesotho:

  • a business licence and documents to approve your business trip
  • recent bank statement and your travel insurance copy
  • your business itinerary including accommodation details
  • the applicant’s employer letter or invitation letter (copy) issued by the company in Lesotho
  • registration within the Directorate of Immigration (it must be done 1 week before arrival in Lesotho; a valid passport and verification of nationality are required)
  • a yellow fever vaccination certificate (only for those who come from the infected areas, with prevalent cases of HIV/AIDS)

Important note: All documents attached to the business e-Visa application in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tourist e-Visa to Lesotho:

  • a passport that won’t expire for at least 6 months validity from the date of intended entry to Lesotho; the passport must have at least two blank pages
  • a photograph of the applicant’s face (it can be simply taken with a phone or PC camera)
  • the proof of travel insurance
  • a yellow fever vaccination certificate (only for those who come from the infected areas, with prevalent cases of HIV/AIDS)
Lesotho Visa

Important/ Useful Information About eVisa Lesotho

  • Every adult and child must possess an eVisa to visit Lesotho irrespectively of age. The parents or guardians of the minor will need to apply on the behalf of underage travelers.
  • To ensure a smooth application, gather all the required documentation before starting submitting your application.
  • Each eVisa to Lesotho applicant needs to make sure that his/her passports have at least two blank pages upon entry to the country.
  • An eVisa holder needs to take its printed copy for a trip and show it during the airport control.
  • A business e-Visa to Lesotho can be extended.
information about eVisa to Lesotho

List of eligible countries

  • 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