Visa Application Terms

Conditions for E-Visa

The E-Visa is only granted at the discretion of the Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho.

Refund Conditions

  • The application processing and visa fees are non-refundable under any circumstances. If your application is declined you will not receive a refund.
  • The payment is good for one year. You must submit your application within one year of making a payment..

Grant Conditions

  • Your application will be processed after you select Submit button on the Home Page.
  • Applicants must be outside Lesotho when applying for the visa.
  • The visa is issued over the internet and through e-mail.
  • Your entry must not violate the security and national welfare of The Kingdom of Lesotho.
  • The visa fee is paid over the internet and receipts are issued by the credit card merchant

Validity Conditions

  • A visa is valid for the duration approved by the immigration authorities.
  • Regardless of the Fees you have paid the Visa must be used before the Expiration Date. Expiration date will be indicated on the Visa Document.
  • If the Visa expires before use, you must apply again for another visa and fee must be paid again.

Entry Conditions

  • While on Visiting to Lesotho, you must not take up a paid employment during your visit.
  • You must be able to support yourself (and any dependent) during your visit.


  • Payment of an application fee does not guarantee approval of a visa.
  • Holding a visa does not guarantee you entry into Lesotho.
  • You must meet all the conditions on arrival to be granted entry, at the discretion of an immigration officer


You should NOT complete your application if:
  • You intend to travel to Lesotho within the next 3days or
  • You intend to travel to Lesotho after 12 months

Due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) and its effects, applicants are advised to suspend all visa application plans until further notice.