The Cell is functioning in Police Headquarters, Thiruvananthapuram. The NRI Cell headed by a Superintendent of Police, is functioning under the direct supervision of ADGP Head quarters and IGP Head quarters.The NRI Cell handles exclusively the complaints of Non-Resident Keralites and their family members. The main function of the NRI Cell is to enquire into petitions relating to allegations of Visa cheating, fraudulent man power recruitment by agencies, trafficking of woman to other countries, especially Gulf, , physical and mental harassment of NRIs at their overseas work places, 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

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 07-11-2019