Welcome to the Lesotho Trade Portal

This website will help importers and exporters find all the information they require to import goods into Lesotho and export goods from Lesotho.
 
Click on the links on this page to look at information about all the Ministries involved in the import/export process, the regulatory requirements specific to each commodity, the relevant laws and regulations and other useful information.
 
Click here to access the basic principles of export and import from Ministries and Agencies.
 
By registering as a Member you will be able to subscribe to additional services like subscriptions to newsletters, alerts for announcements or new information relevant to your business and more.  Click here to learn more about Member Services and how to subscribe.

Click here to view a movie that explains the benefits of the Lesotho Trade Portal and gives a brief outline of its features.


This website is currently available in English only.  A Sesotho version will be available in the near future.

 


Latest Announcements

Increase in the rate of duty on Biaxially-non-adhesive polymer
Increase in the rate of duty on Biaxially-non-adhesive polymer

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has received the following application concerning the Customs Tariff. INCREASE IN THE RATE OF DUTY ON Biaxially-non-adhesive polymer: ...Read

Employee’s Tax (Pay As You Earn - PAYE) Return
Employee’s Tax (Pay As You Earn - PAYE) Return

Employee’s Tax (Pay As You Earn - PAYE) Return for deposit at Standard Lesotho Bank...Read

Employee’s Tax (Pay As You Earn - PAYE) Return
Employee’s Tax (Pay As You Earn - PAYE) Return

Employee’s Tax (Pay As You Earn - PAYE) Return for deposit at NEDBANK...Read

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Latest News


Phytosanitary Border Inspection: Compliance with Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures
Phytosanitary Border Inspection: Compliance with Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures

Phytosanitary Border Inspection: Compliance with Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures On 10th January, 2019 the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security launched the Phytosanitary Border Inspection where the plants and plant related consignments will start to be examined by checking the relevant documentation which are necessary for their imports and exports as well as visual inspection where necessary. The event was carried out as a way of sensitizing the traders, stakeholders and the public about the importance of Phytosanitary measures for the welfare of our plants system as well as for trade facilitation. ...Read


Article on Lesotho`s Explosives Proclamation Act 41 of 1958 20
Article on Lesotho`s Explosives Proclamation Act 41 of 1958 20

Article on Lesotho`s Explosives Proclamation Act 41 of 1958 20 - Lesotho's Explosives Codes Need to be Strengthened...Read


2017 ADU Final Approved Media Article
2017 ADU Final Approved Media Article

2017 ADU Final Approved Media Article This article presents the Minister of Mining - Honourable Keketso Sello's most international attempt of duty calling activities in the Mining sector. This is his first deepest cut and unforgettable mark to open all business doors for all potential and interested investors in Lesotho`s Mining sector. ...Read