All documents submitted in a foreign language (other than English), must be accompanied with an official English translation.
If you are traveling with a minor aged 16 and below, you must provide the following:
• names must be the same, family or birth certificates must be supplied;
• if not of the same family, a letter from birth parent, guardian – with documentation showing guardianship, allowing the minor to travel to Lesotho.
IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist e-visas to Lesotho. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of Lesotho
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of Lesotho directly.
To apply for a travel visa to Lesotho requires the following documents:
Passport should have a minimum of 2 blank visa pages and be valid for at least six months beyond your intended period of stay in the Kingdom of Lesotho.
Recent color photo (2 inch x 2 inch) taken within 6 months showing facial details.
Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary.
Yellow Fever Vaccination.
Copy of International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever.
Proof of health insurance covering international travel.
Original bank statements from the past 3 months showing proof of sufficient funds.
Copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. For students, please submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Letter of Invitation.
An invitation letter from the host in Lesotho with a copy of his/her passport/ID and residence permit (if your host is not Lesotho) and/or confirmation of hotel accommodation booking including applicant´s name.
Embassy of Lesotho in the China offers visa processing of 3 business days.