Lesotho Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import of:
- 400 cigarettes and 50 cigars and 250 grams of tobacco;
- 2 liters of wine and 1 liter of alcoholic beverages (irrespective of age). No liquor may be imported by nationals of South Africa;
- 250 milliliters of eau de toilette and 50 milliliters of perfume;
- other gift articles up to a value of LSL 500.-.
If goods are re-imported passenger must show the DA65 or NEP-form that was issued on departure.

Additional Information on regulations::

Passenger must declare all goods with serial numbers by means of a form DA65. On the day of departure the DA65 form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures. All valuable goods without serial numbers must be declared by means of a NEP-form, which can be obtained, completed and stamped at any commercial bank. On the day of departure, the NEP-form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures.

Export regulations::

Free export of souvenirs and presents up to a value of LSL 500.-.

Pets::

Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and rabies inoculation certificates issued at point of origin.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Lesotho.

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Lesotho.



Airport Embarkation Tax

Airport Passenger Service Tax is levied on all passengers boarding international scheduled flights: LSL 20.-.
Place of payment: is Maseru Airport.
Exempt:
1. Passengers proceeding by the same aircraft without leaving the airport.
2. Children under 5 years of age.



Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Lesotho Loti-LSL) and foreign currencies: no restrictions.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (Lesotho Loti-LSL) and foreign currencies: no restrictions.




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