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You can now apply for an electronic visa online at the following link

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Embassy of the Kingdom of Lesotho
2511 Massachusetts
Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC, 20008

Tel.: 1-202-797-5533
Fax 1-202-234-6815
lesothoembassy@verizon.net

 
 
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YOU CAN NOW APPLY FOR AN ELECTRONIC VISA ONLINE AT THE WEBSITE BELOW:

    Apply for Visa here @ evisalesotho

    NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR LESOTHO PASSPORT APPLICATION (as of January 2014)

    1.     Prior to passport application, all applicants need to acquire birth certificate at the Ministry of Home Affairs, Lesotho. It could be done by relatives, neighbors, who know the applicant date of birth.

    2.       Two (2) photos

    ·         Passport size photos should be clear

    ·         Should be taken on a plain background

    ·         Face should show two ears clearly

    ·         There should be no eye glasses (because they portray unwanted reflection)

    ·         No teeth exposed

    3.       Passport Application forms must be duly filled at the Embassy

    4.       FOR MINOR (below 16 years)

    ·         Prescribed 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

    5.       FOR ADULTS (16 and above)

    ·         Prescribed passport application form

    ·         Valid Lesotho Identity Card

    ·         Two finger prints (left and right thumb)

    ·         Two passport size photos

    ·         Signature

    ·         Passport fee

    6.       Passport Types

    Type Fee
    32 pages Regular passport M 150.00
    64 pages Regular passport M 300.00
    32 pages Official passport M 300.00
    32 pages Diplomatic passport M 400.00
    64 pages Diplomatic passport M 800.00

    7.     Passport fee to be paid in Lesotho (Note: the applicant should send someone in Lesotho to pay at Foreign Affairs, Consular Office)

    8.       Applicant’s  current/ expired/exhausted passport – certified copy

    9.       For lost passport, please provide a certified copy of Police Report.


    Work Permits

    The Employer must have:

    1.      Business Permit

    2.      Valid Trader’s License

    3.      Tax Clearance Certificate

    4.      Letter of Invitation

    The employer has to fill the general visa requirements in order to obtain a work permit


    Emergency Travel Documents:


    Emergency travel documents are issued in lieu of lost or invalid passports. The fee is M200.00 (Maloti).


    For Additional Information Please Contact Our Office Located At The Following Address:


    Embassy Of The Kingdom Of Lesotho
    2511 Massachusetts AVE., NW
    Washington, D.C. 20008
    Tel: (202) 797-5533
    Fax: (202) 234-6815
    E-mail: lesothoembassy@verizon.net

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