Service of Process

Service of process

 

If an insurance company is or has been authorized to transact business in the state of New Mexico, the Superintendent of Insurance is the accepting agent on behalf of that company.

Important Information: The Superintendent does not accept service for Agents, Agencies, or Adjusters.

Requests for Service of Process through the Office of Superintendent of Insurance (OSI) are required to submit the online Case Information Form.

Please provide the following documents for service of process:

  • The online submittal confirmation page.
  • Two collated sets of documents being served.
    *Summons and Subpoenas must be addressed to:
    [Name of Insurance Company]
    c/o Office of Superintendent or John Franchini, Superintendent of Insurance
    P.O. Box 1689, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-1689
  • $20 check payable to Office of Superintendent of Insurance, for each matter submitted. Business checks, personal checks, and money orders are accepted ─ cash is not accepted.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope to return the Certificate of Acceptance.

 

Mailing address is: 
Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
Attn: Service of Process
P.O. Box 1689
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1689

 

Physical address is: 
Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
Attn: Service of Process
1120 Paseo de Peralta, 4th Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

* Service of Process’ are not accepted through facsimile or email.

Please direct all inquiries related to service of process to insurance.sop@state.nm.us

Sections 59A-5-31 and 59A-5-32

Appointment of Superintendent as process agent. (1984)

To access the SOP Case Information Form please click here

Please click here to verify the insurance company is registered to do business in New Mexico