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 the following addresses


Loknath Behera IPS
State Police Chief
Police Head Quarters
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
V. Gopal Krishnan IPS
Superintendent of Police
NRI Cell
Police Head Quarters

  24 hour help line numbers

NRKs may contact the following mobile numbers for any legal helps with regard to their grievances.

V. Gopal Krishnan IPS,
Superintendent of Police
M. Saibudeen,
Deputy Superintendent of Police
Inspector of Police :9497987225