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.



November Chagossian Heritage Visit

Following the UK Government’s announcement in November 2016 that it would fund an expanded programme of visits for Chagossians to the British Indian…

BIOT WRNS 100 Stamp Issue 28.11.17

On 28 November 2017, the British Indian Ocean Territory Administration is releasing a set of three se-tenant pairs of stamps and a first day cover cel…

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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November Chagossian Heritage Visit

Following the UK Government’s announcement in November 2016 that it would fund an expanded programme of visits for Chagossians to the British Indian…

BIOT WRNS 100 Stamp Issue 28.11.17

On 28 November 2017, the British Indian Ocean Territory Administration is releasing a set of three se-tenant pairs of stamps and a first day cover cel…

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