The Omusati region has nine (9) traditional authorities as follow, Ombandja traditional authority, Ombalantu tranditional authority, Ongandjera traditional authority, Otjikaoko traditional authority, Oukwanyama traditional authority, Uukolonkadhi traditional authority, Uukwambi tradional authority and Vita-Tom Royal House traditional authority.
23 of 1992: Local Authorities Act, 1992. To provide for the determination, for purposes of local government, of local authority councils; the establishment of such local authority councils; and to define the powers, duties and functions of local authority councils; and to provide for incidental matters
Omusati Region has five (5) Local Authorities. Outapi Town is the Administrative Seat and Capital of the Region.