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Lesotho Travel Restrictions

43.25% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from India, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter Lesotho.

Outgoing travel to LesothoTravelling from India to Lesotho

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Lesotho.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Lesotho.

Details and exceptions
Individuals who have been in coronavirus-affected areas within the past 14 days are required to self-quarantine at their permanent or temporary place of residence for 14 days. This self-isolation period may be required to take place in a government-nominated hotel at the visitor’s expense.

Return travelReturning to India from Lesotho

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Lesotho must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Lesotho are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Lesotho

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

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