Consulate information


2511 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 797-5533 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must have COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they are fully vaccinated. For up to date information, please click this link
  • E-Visa: The only way to apply for a visa for The Kingdom of Lesotho is electronically.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and at least two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Australia, Austria, Botswana, Canada, Ghana, South Africa, Sri Lanka, UK, USA, and Zimbabwe;  for nationals of Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Singapore, Tanzania, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, Zambia, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 90 days; for nationals of Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 14 days.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements NON-US
Valid passport
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
Invitation letter
Letter should be addressed to the Consulate General of the Embassy or Immigration officer of the country. Must include: applicant's name as in passport, passport number, detailing the reason for traveling, dates, name, address and telephone number of the host.
Letter of employment
Recent bank statement
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Travel health insurance
Yellow fever certificate

Forms and Links

Application Form e-Visa

Fee per Visa

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entry

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: September 28, 2022