The administrative set up in the Orakzai Agency consists of Political Agent, who is overall in charge of the agency. The agency has two subdivisions looked after by Assistant Political Agents.
The Political Agent is assisted by officers, including Assistant Political Officers, Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars. The Orakzai Agency consists of two sub-divisions; Upper sub-division and Lower sub-division, both comprising of two tehsils each. The two subdivisions are headed by Assistant Political Agents. The four tehsils of the agency are headed by Tehsildars.