How to Import Plant and Plant Products

Business Registration | Trading License | TIN Registration | Import Permit | Customs Clearance

Business Registration


One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre, Ministry of Trade and Industry

Register as a user on the One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre's company registration system | Reserve a Company Name | Open an application to incorporate a Lesotho private company at | Pay the Incorporation Fees

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Trading License


One-Stop Business Facilitation Centre, Ministry of Trade and Industry

Lodge an application for trading license with required documents at | Pay the License Fee | Trading licenses are generated electronically for approved applications

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TIN Registration


Lesotho Revenue Authority

Submit the Business Tax Registration Application Forms | Collect the Tax registration certificate with the TIN number

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Exporter's Registration


[A] IMPORT PERMIT FOR VEGETABLES & FRUITS Ministry of Small Business Development, Cooperatives and Marketing

Collects the Application form MSBDCM(Marketing) | Submits the completed form at MSBDCM(Marketing) | Collect the import Permit | Submits the permit at Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (Research/Livestock)

View Procedure | View Form [B] IMPORT PERMIT FOR PLANT AND PLANT PRODUCTS Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Department of Agricultural Research

Drafts an application on a free format letter/email, or submits request verbally and gathers all required supporting | Collect the import Permit

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Export Permit


Lesotho Revenue Authority

Capture and assess a declaration in ASYCUDA and attach the required scanned documents to the declaration taking special care to choose the correct Customs regime | Make the payment | Collect the release order and/or the Exit note | Submit release order and/or the Exit note | Declarant pays the Toll Fees | Exit out of Customs control

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