Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for the British Indian Ocean Territory’s current entry restrictions and requirements. Due to COVID-19 these may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.
If you plan to pass through another country on your journey, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.
It is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides appropriate cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.
The British Indian Ocean Territory is a UK Overseas Territory. It is administered from London and there is no British diplomatic or consular representation there.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in the British Indian Ocean Territory, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism