Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Lesotho.
Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Lesotho.
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.
Travellers returning from Lesotho must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.
Exemptions apply to the following:
1. Children who are under two years of age.
2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19
3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19
Visitors returning from Lesotho will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.
Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.
Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Lesotho. Please check the official guidelines from Lesotho for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Lesotho without restrictions.
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Lesotho.
Mask usage in Lesotho is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants in Lesotho are closed. Bars in Lesotho are closed.
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