The Director of MIA directs the work of the Agency and reports to the Minister of Defence.
According to the organization of MIA there is also a post of Deputy Director who reports to the Director of the Agency.
Director and Deputy Director are appointed to and dissmissed from the duty by a decree of the President of the Republic of Serbia and on the suggestion on the Minister of Defense, in the case of military proffesionals, or the Goverment on the suggestion of the Minister of Defense in compliance with the Law which regulates the position of state officers.
Director of MIA, as well as his Deputy, is appointed for a term of five years.
Director and Deputy Director cannot be members of any political party nor can they perform other public duties.