Lesotho Honorary Consuls in Nordic Countries

1. Honorary Consul of Lesotho in Denmark

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Name: Ms. Ariane Graff Bigler

Address: H.C. Oestedsvej 23,  1879 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tel:      +4533111740

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2. Honorary Consul of Lesotho in Finland

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Name: Mr. Harri Mannila

Address: Itälahdenkatu 9 D 33,  00210 HELSINKI, FINLAND

Tel: +3585066174

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3. Honorary Consul of Lesotho in Sweden

 

Name: Pontus Mattsson

Address:  Ankarvägen 6, 181 43 Lidingö, Sweden

Te: +46 8 765 32 35

Cell: +46 705 200 191

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  4. Honorary Consul of Lesotho in Norway

Name: Mr. Trond Filberg

Address: Hovstien 10, N-3490 Klokkarstua, Norway

Office: First floor, Christian Krohgs street 34, Oslo, Norway

Telephone: +47- 41228888

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Website: www.lesothonorway.net 

Basotho travelling to Ireland

REQUIREMENTS

  • No Visa is required for Lesotho passport holders visiting Ireland for less than 3 months.

However the following basic requirements should be noted:

  • You should at least possess an invitation letter from the person who is hosting you in Ireland as well as his address and contact details
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • Notify Lesotho Embassy in Dublin upon your arrival in Ireland
  • If you are travelling to Ireland through the United Kingdom, you need to have a British transit visa. Also if you are travelling to Northern Ireland, you should apply for the British visa.

To avoid delays and inconveniences at various airports, the mission encourages Basotho nationals travelling to Ireland to obtain an official letter from the Irish Embassy in Maseru stipulating that they do not require visas to enter and stay in Ireland.

 

Emergency numbers while on transit:

Lesotho High Commission - Pretoria +27 124607648 

Lesotho Consulate-General - Johannesburg +27 113393653

Lesotho High Commission - London +44 2072355686

Lesotho Embassy - Berlin +49 302575720

Visa Information

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed visa application form
  • Fee of €110 / M1,000.00 for single-entry visa or €210/M2,000.00 for multiple-entry visa
  • Valid Passport (atleast 6 months validity)
  • 2 normal passport size photos
  • Invitation letter from host (if invited)
  • Letter from current employer stating the reason of the trip (for business visa)
  • Proof of sufficient funds for support and a copy of a recent bank statement (for tourist visa)
  • Return air ticket or itinerary

OPTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Medical Insurance

Important Note:Applications should be submitted two weeks prior to the trip, except for emergencies.

 

LIST OF COUNTRIES WHOSE CITIZENS REQUIRE/DO NOT REQUIRE VISAS TO ENTER THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO

 

  1. The ENTRY ‘YES’ against a country’s name means its citizens always require a Visa to enter Lesotho
  1. The ENTRY ‘NO’ against a country’s name means its citizens DO NOT require a Visa to enter Lesotho
  1. An Asterisk (*) against a country’s name means its citizens only require a visa when coming to stay in Lesotho for more than 14 days.

COUNTRY

TO LESOTHO

FROM LESOTHO

AFGHANISTAN

YES

YES

ALBANIA

YES

YES

ALGERIA

YES

YES

ANDORRA

YES

YES

ANGOLA

YES

YES

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

NO

NO

ARGENTINA

YES

YES

ARMENIA

YES

YES

AUSTRIA*

NO

YES

AUSTRAILIA

NO

YES

AZERBAIJAN

YES

YES

BAHAMAS

NO

NO

BAHRAIN

YES

YES

BANGLADESH

YES

YES

BARBADOS

NO

NO

BELARUS

YES

YES

BELGUIM*

NO

YES

BELIZE

NO

NO

BENIN

YES

YES

BERMUDA

YES

YES

BHUTAN

YES

YES

BOLIVIA

YES

YES

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

YES

YES

BOTSWANA

NO

NO

BRAZIL

YES

YES

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

YES

YES

BRUNEI

NO

NO

BULGARIA

YES

YES

BURKINA FASO

YES

YES

BURUNDI

YES

YES

CAMBODIA

YES

YES

CAMEROON

YES

YES

CANADA*

NO

YES

CAPE VERDE

YES

YES

CAYMAN ISLANDS

YES

YES

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

YES

YES

CHAD

YES

YES

CHILE

YES

YES

CHINA (PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC)

YES

YES

COLOMBIA

YES

YES

COMOROS

YES

YES

CONGO (REPUBLIC)

YES

YES

CONGO (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC)

YES

YES

COSTA RICA

YES

YES

COTE D’IVOIRE (IVORY COAST)

YES

YES

CROATIA

YES

YES

CUBA

YES

YES

CYPRUS

YES

YES

CZECH REPUBLIC*

NO

YES

DENMARK*

NO

YES

DJIBOUTI

YES

YES

DOMINICA

NO

YES

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

NO

NO

ECUADOR

YES

YES

EGYPT

YES

YES

EL SALVADOR

YES

YES

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

YES

YES

ERITIREA

YES

YES

ESTONIA

YES

YES

ETHIOPIA

YES

YES

FALKLAND ISLANDS

YES

YES

FIJI

NO

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FINLAND*

NO

YES

FRANCE*

NO

YES

GABON

YES

YES

GAMBIA

NO

YES

GERMANY*

NO

YES

GEORGIA

YES

YES

GHANA

NO

NO

GREECE

YES

YES

GRENADA

NO

NO

GUATEMALA

YES

YES

GUINEA

YES

YES

GUINEA-BISSAU

YES

YES

GUYANA

NO

NO

HAITI

YES

YES

HONDURAS

YES

YES

HONG KONG

NO

NO

HUNGARY

YES

YES

ICELAND*

NO

YES

INDIA

YES

YES

INDONESIA

YES

YES

IRAN

YES

YES

IRAQ

YES

YES

IRELAND

NO

NO

ISRAEL

NO

NO

ITALY*

NO

NO

JAMAICA

NO

YES

JAPAN

NO

NO

JORDAN

YES

NO

KAZAKHSTAN

YES

YES

KENYA

NO

NO

KIRIBATI

NO

NO

KOREA (SOUTH)

NO

NO

KOREA (DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REUBLIC)

NO

NO

KUWAIT

YES

YES

KYRGYZSTAN

YES

YES

LAOS

YES

YES

LATVIA

YES

YES

LEBANON

YES

YES

LIBERIA

YES

YES

LIBYA

YES

YES

LIECHTENSTEIN

YES

YES

LITHUANIA

YES

YES

LUXEBOURG*

NO

YES

MACAO

YES

?

MACEDONIA

YES

YES

MADAGASCAR

NO

NO

MALAWI

NO

NO

MALAYSIA

NO

NO

MALDIVES

YES

YES

MALI

YES

YES

MALTA

YES

YES

MARSHALL ISLANDS

YES

YES

MAURITANIA

YES

YES

MAURITIUS

NO

NO

MEXICO

YES

YES

MICRONESIA

YES

YES

MIDWAY ISLANDS

YES

YES

MOLDOVA

YES

YES

MONACO

YES

YES

MONGOLIA

YES

YES

MONTENEGRO

YES

YES

MONTSERRT

YES

?

MOROCCO

YES

YES

MOZAMBIQUE

NO

NO

MYANMAR (BURMA)

YES

YES

NAMIBIA

NO

NO

NAURA

NO

NO

NEPAL

YES

YES

NETHERLANDS*

NO

YES

NEW ZEALAND* (INCLUDING THE COOK ISLANDS, NIUE, TOKELAU)

NO

YES

NICARAGUA

YES

YES

NIGER

YES

YES

NIGERIA

YES

YES

NORTH KOREA

YES

YES

NORTH MARIANA ISLAND (FEDERATION STATES OF MICRONESIA, MARIANA ISLANDS, CAROLINE ISLAND, PALAU ISLAND)

YES

YES

NORWAY*

NO

YES

OMAN

YES

YES

PAKISTAN

YES

YES

PANAMA

YES

YES

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

NO

NO

PARAGUAY

YES

YES

PERU

YES

YES

PHILIPPINES

YES

YES

PITCAIRN

YES

YES

POLAND

YES

YES

PORTUGAL*

NO

YES

QATAR

YES

YES

ROMANIA

YES

YES

RUSSIA

YES

YES

RWANDA

YES

YES

SAINT CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS

NO

NO

SAINT HELANA AND DEPENDECIES

YES

YES

SAINT LUCIA

NO

NO

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GREENADINES

NO

NO

SAMOA

YES

YES

SAN MARINO

YES

YES

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

YES

YES

SAUDI ARABIA

YES

YES

SENEGAL

YES

YES

SERBIA

YES

YES

SEYCHELLES

NO

NO

SIERRA LEONE

NO

NO

SINGAPORE

NO

NO

SLOVAK REPUBLIC

YES

YES

SLOVENIA

YES

YES

SOLOMON ISLANDS

YES

YES

SOMALIA

YES

YES

SOUTH AFRICA

NO

NO

SPAIN* (INCLUDING SPANISH TERRITORIES IN NORTH AFRICA WITH CEUTA AND MELILLA

NO

YES

SRI LANKA

YES

YES

SUDAN

YES

YES

SURINAME

YES

YES

SWAZILAND

NO

NO

SWEDEN*

NO

YES

SWITZERLAND

NO

YES

SYRIA

YES

YES

TAIWAN

YES

YES

TAJIKISTAN

YES

YES

TANZANIA

NO

NO

THAILAND

YES

YES

TIMOR-LESTE (EAST TIMOR)

YES

YES

TOGO

YES

YES

TONGA

NO

NO

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

NO

NO

TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

YES

YES

TUNISIA

YES

YES

TURKEY

YES

YES

TURKMENISTAN

YES

YES

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

YES

YES

TUVALU

NO

NO

UGANDA

NO

NO

UKRAINE

YES

YES

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

YES

YES

UK & NORTHERN IRELAND (INDLUDING THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, THE ISLE OF MAN AND BERMUDA)

NO

YES

USA (INCLUDING VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES, AMERICAN SOMOA, GUAM, PUERTO RICO)

NO

YES

URUGUAY

YES

YES

UZBEKISTAN

YES

YES

VANUATU

NO

NO

VATICAN CITY

YES

YES

VENEZUELA

YES

YES

VIET NAM

YES

YES

WESTERN SAMOA

NO

NO

WHITE RUSSIA (SEE ALSO BELARUS)

YES

YES

YEMEM

YES

YES

FORMER ZAIRE, NOW DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

YES

YES

ZAMBIA

NO

NO

ZIMBABWE

NO

NO


IRISH AND NORDIC CITIZENS TRAVELLING TO LESOTHO

IRISH CITIZENS TRAVELLING TO LESOTHO

  • Irish citizens do not require a Visa to travel to Lesotho for up to a period of 44 days after which a residential permit must be applied for at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Maseru.
  • Those travelling should hold passports which are at least six months valid.
  • International driving licences are accepted in Lesotho, provided that they are written in English or accompanied by a translation certificate. 
  • Lesotho is a malaria free destination. However, please contact your health care provider for advice on the World Health Organisation standards on health requirements for travelling to Africa.

 CITIZENS OF THE NORDIC COUNTRIES TRAVELLING TO LESOTHO

  • No visa is required for citizens of the Nordic countries, namely, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden who are visiting Lesotho for a period not exceeding 14 days.
  • Should you wish to stay beyond these 14 days, you must apply for an extension at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Maseru.