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Doctor’s And Nurses permit


A Doctors & Nurses permit is issued to applicants currently employed in the medical field as a doctor or a nurse within the Kingdom of Lesotho or to an applicant who wished to be employed within the medical field as a doctor or a nurse within the Kingdom of Lesotho.

Documents required

Note: All copies needs to be certified.

Note: No police clearance is required for applicants under the age of 16 years.

Documents Required
Duly completed online form
2x Passport Size Photo’s
Medical Certificate (To be filled by a Government Medical Practitioner within Lesotho)
Police Clearance from Lesotho
Police Clearance from country of origin for 1st time applicants
Work Permit (Certified by department of Labor & Employment)
Letter From Applicant (Requesting Permission from Director of Immigration to reside in Lesotho)
Letter From Employer
Personal Tax Clearance (Certified By LRA)
Retention Certificate (From Medical Council of Lesotho)
Educational Certificate
Employment Contract
Copy of passport
Copy of previous permit (For Renewal applications)
Proof of Payment

Processing time

Please note that VFS Global has no influence in the processing time of an application, the processing time of an application is managed by the Ministry Of Home Affairs.

For more information on the processing of your application please make use of the Track your Application tool.