The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), an archipelago of 58 islands covering some 640,000 sq km of ocean, is a British Overseas Territory. It is administered from London and is located approximately halfway between East Africa and Indonesia.

Access is restricted and a permit is required in advance of travel.



EU Funded Environmental Information Projects

The BIOT Administration received funding from the EU BEST initiative for several environmental information projects in the Territory, which are aimed …

BIOT Corals Stamp Issue 05.09.17

On 5 September 2017, the British Indian Ocean Territory Administration is releasing a souvenir sheet of six stamps and a first day cover featuring sev…

Heritage Visits for Chagossians

Please scroll down for French and Creole translations. British Indian Ocean Territory Heritage Visit for Chagossians In November 2016 the British Gove…




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6th Darwin Plus Grant Round Open

The sixth round of the UK’s Darwin Plus grant scheme is now open. The closing date for applications is 10th October 2017. The aim of Darwin Plus is …

EU Funded Environmental Information Projects

The BIOT Administration received funding from the EU BEST initiative for several environmental information projects in the Territory, which are aimed …

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