Mohmand Agency is administered directly by the Federal Government, through the Governor of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as its agent. The agency is further headed by the Political Agent who is assisted by Assistant Political Agent.
The agency is divided in two sub-division and seven tehsils. Each sub-division is headed by an Assistant Political Agent and the seven tehsils are headed by Tehsildars. The agency headquarters is located at Ghalanai.