passport of Lesotho

Lesotho Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel114

Asset protection77

Quality of life142

"Plan B"109

About Lesotho

A state in South Africa, completely surrounded by the territory of South Africa. The only country in the world whose entire territory is above 1400 m above sea level.

The country’s economy is closely connected with the economy of South Africa. Agriculture is developing in Lesotho, energy, clothing factories. Many people of the country leave for South Africa to work in the mines.

Population

2 million

Capital

Maseru

Official language

Sesotho, English

GDP per capita

$1.088

Time zone

UTC+2

Currency

Loti

Grounds for obtaining a Lesotho passport

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 5 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Lesotho passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records