Based on its statutes, the institute is led by a management board which comprises a director, a deputy director of administration and a deputy director of development. The work of the institute is managed by the director, with whom an employment contract is entered into, amended and terminated by the Minister of Justice. In the absence of the director, his or her duties are fulfilled by the deputy director appointed by the director. In the absence of the deputy director, his or her duties or those of the director are fulfilled by an individual appointed by the director. Departments are subordinate to the director through the deputy directors. The Administration Division and Economic Division are subordinate to the deputy director of administration. The Quality Divsion is subordinate to the deputy director of development. The Division of Human Resources and Development is directly subordinate to the director.
The supervisory board of the institute guides the institute’s operations based on the positions of agencies as expressed to the supervisory board in matters of forensic science.
The research and development committee advises management on the organisation of forensic science, professional training and research and development within the field of competence of the institute.