Registration Department is one of the oldest departments in the State. It touches citizens at all levels at some time or other. The main objective of law of Registration is to provide a conclusive proof of genuineness of documents; affords publicity to transaction; prevent fraud; enables facility for ascertaining whether a property has already been transacted; ensures security of title deeds and facility of providing titles, in case the original deeds are lost or destroyed. Registration law governs documents rather than transactions. Registration department is one of the largest source of revenue to the State exchequer.


There are 30 Sub Registrar Offices, 1 Chitty Inspector Office and 1 Chitty Auditor Office in Thrissur District. For the controlling and proper administration of these Offices, there are 2 District Offices, namely District Registrar (General) Office, Thrissur and District Registrar (Audit) Office, Thrissur. Apart from these Offices, there is a Zonal Office in Thrissur, namely Office of the Deputy Inspector General of Registration (North Central Zone) which controls the functioning of 3 Districts—Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram.


  1. Document Registration
  2. Encumbrance Certificate
  3. Certified Copy
  4. Chitty Registration
  5. Marriage Registration
  6. Society Registration