Visa Information

Consulate information


2511 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 797-5533 Website

Important Facts

  • 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.
  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.
  • 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 passport vital information page
Invitation letter
Letter should be addressed to the Consulate General of the Embassy in Washington DC. 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)
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: August 31, 2021