The Cell is functioning in Police Headquarters, Thiruvananthapuram. The NRI Cell is functioning under the direct supervision of ADGP (Special Services & Traffic) and Superintendent of Police, NRI Cell is in charge of the Cell. The NRI Cell handles exclusively the complaints of NRI's and their family members. The Cell has jurisdiction over the entire state of Kerala under the direct control of SP, NRI Cell.

The main function of the NRI Cell is the petition enquiry relating to Visa cheating, fraudulent man power recruitment by agency, trafficking of woman in abroad, physical and mental harassment of NRIs at work place, non disbursement of salary etc. The petitions are received in this office directly from the aggrieved persons, through the Government of Kerala, Other Government Authorities and State Police Chief.

Non-Resident Keralites can file their complaints to the Kerala Police NRI Cell either by e-mail to or send by post to any of the following addresses

Loknath Behera IPS
State Police Chief, Police Head Quarters
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Thiruvananthapuram-10
Abdul Rashi. A
Superintendent of Police, NRI Cell
Police Head Quarters Thiruvananthapuram-10
NRKs may contact the following mobile numbers for any legal helps with regard to their grievances.
Abdul Rashi. A,
Superintendent of Police
M. Saibudeen
Deputy Superintendent of Police
Inspector of Police

24 hour help line numbers

0471-2721547, 0471-2729685

0471-2724890, 0471-2722768

Last updated on 10-01-2018