Finger Print Bureau




No two fingerprints are identical, unless they are made by the same finger of the same person

Fingerprints are permanent from birth to death, till decomposition of the skin of our hands, after death. They are unique, that means it can differentiate each of our finger from rest of the world. The patterns of the Fingerprints even in identical twins though resembles each other, they are different in minutiae details. There is not even a remote chance of mistaken identity.

Hence the personal identification by Fingerprint Science is an infallible one, Fingerprints have got key role in Biometry, Access control system, Digital passports, NPR Cards, ATM Cards, new generation mobile phones or any other type of modern digital equipment.

Single Digit Fingerprint Bureau, Kozhikode City is working under the District Police Chief and it is maintaining attribute data of ex-convicts and arrested persons from various Police Stations of the Kozhikode City Police District. These data are disseminated as and when required by Investigating Officers of various Police Agencies including CBI and Interpol.

In addition to perform forensic duties by finding out valuable evidences from Scene of Crime and thereby establishing conclusive link between crime and criminals. Finger Prints play major role in crime investigation and detection of cases. It is the most important link between investigation officer and crime. Other services of Fingerprint Bureau are the prevention of impersonation at Jails and Courts by regular verification of Fingerprint Registers maintained, giving Expert Opinion in Courts both in civil and criminal cases and attestation of Fingerprint Slips for all purposes including immigration to foreign countries.

Finger Print Attestation

Documents required for the attestation of finger prints for Immigration/Visa/PCC/other purposes

An application addressed to The Tester Inspector, Police Finger Print Bureau, Kozhikode City

Valid Passport with copies of relevant pages

Proof of Residence (Ration Card/ Electoral ID Card/Driving License) with copies or Residential/Nativity Certificate from village officer

Remit Challan for Rupees 1220/- (Rupees 125/-each for additional copies) in any Govt. Treasury Head of Account 0055-00-103-99" Fees, Fines and Forteitures

2 copies of Passport Size Photograph

Gazetted Officer&rsquos Certificate (If address in Passport /ID Card/Driving License etc. are different)

Last updated on Wednesday 13th of September 2023 PM