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 2018 – 2023

On 5 – 6 March 2018, the BIOT Administration hosted a workshop in London to begin the process of developing a new Conservation Management Plan for t…

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…

Chagossian Heritage Visit Feb 2018

Following two visits that took place towards the end of 2017, the third in the expanded programme of Chagossian heritage visits took place in mid-Febr…




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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…

Conservation Management Plan 2018 – 2023

On 5 – 6 March 2018, the BIOT Administration hosted a workshop in London to begin the process of developing a new Conservation Management Plan for t…

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