Dhalai District have a typical administrative setup. The district is headed by the District Magistrate & Collector who is of the rank of Indian Administrative Services. The district have 4(four) Sub Divisions which is headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate who is Tripura Civil Services Officer. The district have 8(eight) blocks which is headed by Block Development Officers of the rank of Tripura Civil Services. The district have 2(two) Municipality headed by Chief Executive Officers and 1(one) Zilla Parishad headed by Zilla Sabhadipati.