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.



Conservation Management Plan Workshop Report

The Blue Belt Programme has produced a report setting out what was discussed at the BIOT Administration’s Conservation Management Plan Workshop, whi…

Planned Heritage Visits 2018/19

The British Government announced in November 2016 a support package to fund projects to improve the livelihoods of Chagossians in the communities wher…

Design a Stamp Competition for Children

Year of the Reef: Design a Stamp Competition 2018 is the Year of the Reef and to celebrate, we are running a competition for children aged 4 – 1…




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Conservation Management Plan Workshop Report

The Blue Belt Programme has produced a report setting out what was discussed at the BIOT Administration’s Conservation Management Plan Workshop, whi…

BIOT Plants Stamp Issue 02.05.18

On 2 May 2018, the British Indian Ocean Territory Administration is releasing a set of six stamps and a first day cover portraying a variety of flower…

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