Pontian is administered by Pontian District Council. Pontian's postcode is 82000.
Being located along Highway , Pontian is relatively accessible for a town its size. Northward this highway goes to Melaka, Klang and Teluk Intan before terminating at Jelapang. Southwards highway 5 turn right to Pekan Nanas and terminates at Johor Bahru, the state capital.